To preserve the health of the baby and the mother, the ideal is to read the labels of the products before you start any treatment and always consult your obstetrician
During the 40 weeks of pregnancy may arise many questions in the pregnant woman. Can I dye my hair? Should I continue using my creams usually? What I can and can’t use during pregnancy?
A recent survey found more than 287 toxic substances on the umbilical cord of a newborn. Did you know that many of these substances are present in beauty products used commonly by women and they can seriously compromise fetal formation, and even cause a miscarriage?
Therefore, to preserve the health of the mother and the baby also is necessary to avoid certain products and beauty treatments during pregnancy.
“Every pregnant woman to perform a treatment, hair, skin or body, must observe the indications and contraindications of the product and your composition,” says the nurse midwifery Monica Mozzaquatro.
Meet some products and treatments that you should avoid during pregnancy.
- Products With Urea, Camphor And Lead
The national health surveillance agency (Anvisa) has a list of three substances that are prohibited during pregnancy: camphor, urea above 3%, and lead. Such substances are present in most moisturizers and creams. Studies show that are extremely harmful to the formation of the baby.
- Surgical Interventions
Surgical procedures, liposuction and plastic may not, in any hypothesis, be performed on pregnant women. There is a risk of the surgeries result in abortion.
- Skin Care
“Anti–idade lines, deep cleaning, bleaching products and treatments with acid should be avoided,” guides. The substances used in treatments of this type can be absorbed by the mother and the bloodstream, reaching the fetus causing serious problems. In the list of banned substances are: retinoico acid, salicylic, glycolic, hydroquinone, tretinoin, adapalene and isotretinoin.
But beware, do not stop using sunscreen. He is super recommended during pregnancy.
- Products With Alcohol
It is recommended that products formulated with alcohol are avoided during pregnancy. The substance is present in many perfumes, deodorants, makeup removers and astringent lotions.
- Laser, Botox And Sunless Tanning
Pregnant women may not perform any laser treatment, botox or tanning.
- Beauty Pills
The nutraceuticals, known more popularly as beauty pills should have use suspended during pregnancy. Despite promise a series of important vitamins to the body, there is the risk of an imbalance in nutrient absorption in gestational period, fundamental as the folic acid.
- Dental Bleaching
Any kind of tooth whitening, laser, or a chemical should be performed during pregnancy, since the sensitive gums woman runs the risk of inflammation.
- Reducing Gel
It is not recommended the use of reducing gels during pregnancy, since these products cause skin irritation and a local heat capable of altering the maternal blood pressure.
- Dye, Hair Straightening And Relaxation
“It is not known whether the absorption of the paint in your hair can be harmful to the baby. So it is not recommended to dye their hair with permanent inks, “guides. The same prohibition applies for cementitious levelling coats and relaxations capillaries.
Prepare in advance when the pregnancy is planned: Learn how to do hairstyles to disguise the apparent root if you dye your hair and straighten your hair training using only the brush and a blow dryer.
- Anticaspas And Antiparasitic Products
The shampoos or dandruff treatment against lice are not recommended during pregnancy. Most of the time the ketoconazole, substance that should be avoided during pregnancy, is used in the manufacture of products of this nature.
What Can Be Used After The First 3 Months Of Pregnancy?
Despite the prohibitions, some treatments may be released after the second trimester of pregnancy.Others can be made during the 40 weeks by following some important recommendations. Check out:
Hair toner at: coloring the hair tints are ideal with natural pigments. The recommended is to use them only after the first three months of pregnancy.
Discoloration of hair: “we indicate only the hydrogen peroxide to the discoloration of the skin of the pregnant woman by because it can be very sensitive and can cause irritation,” guides.
Depilation: isn’t it against indicated the period of gestation. “Can be performed with cold or hot wax or even using blades,” says the nurse. On the other hand, the depilatory creams should be avoided due to strong products present in the composition.
Nail Polish and acetone: stripping solutions glazes containing maximum concentration of 50% acetone in your formula and polishes can be used during pregnancy without problems.
And lymphatic drainage Massage: massage and drainage have several benefits for pregnant women: decrease in fluid retention, upgrades to the mood, sleep and decrease in pain arising from pregnancy.So, are released during pregnancy
You need to pay attention when choosing the professional. Ideally be someone who specializes in massages for pregnant women. It is also important that blood pressure be measured before the beginning of the massage.
In choosing the product to use the ideal is to always read the label. Prefer products with little fragrance, hypoallergenic, without dyes and with total absence of petrochemical derivatives, such as mineral oil, vaseline, isoparaffins and others. Are currently available in the market many products specially formulated for the gestational period, take care.