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ok so i was wondering is it true you cant get your nails done after a certain month or week in pregnancy or can you go get them done fix or filled up untill your due date

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:03 PM on Aug. 22, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • With my son which was back in 2004 I always got my nails done. Even on the day I was induced.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 7:05 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • i had mine done the entire time..and my haircolor was kept up, as well. plus, i worked in a salon doing color/chemicals 8-10hrs/day right up to my 38th week.

    Answer by dullscissors at 7:06 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • i will say this, if you are a candidate for C-S, you will probably be advised to either not wear polish, or just have the french tips..its a common surgical-preference/policy.

    Answer by dullscissors at 7:07 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • that sounds like a myth, i wouldn't live in that place though bc the fumes are bad

    Answer by angevil53 at 7:15 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I too got mine done several times during pregnancy. I've heard breathing in the chemicals they use, is harmful...but I'd imagine that's if you were to go all the time. I'd recommend wearing a mask, like they wear when they do your nails.

    Answer by aidansmyheart at 7:17 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I had my nails done throughout my pregnancy. My OB said it was fine. My nail tech worked up until she delivered, she always wore a mask.

    Answer by Scuba at 7:35 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • As long as the salon has proper ventilation and is not using illegal products (extremely toxic chemicals) you and baby will be fine.

    Answer by Aqua_Jen at 8:22 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • You nails are fine what they are talking about is a pedi. You shouldn't get a pedi when you are in your third trimester because there are pressure points in your ankles that *may* cause contractions. When I was in week 41 I went straight to the salon to get a pedi hoping it would kick off labor but no such luck!

    Answer by psugal at 9:46 PM on Aug. 22, 2010


    Answer by chriskris at 10:28 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

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