Is It Safe

 

Below are many of the no-nos that pregnant women encounter. Some are valid, some are blown out of proportion, and some are completely full of shit.

Pregnancy and insect repellent.

Most effective bug sprays contain a chemical called diethyl-3-methyl benzamide (DEET). A certain amount is absorbed through the skin into your bloodstream, and it…

Pedicures During Pregnancy

Really? Is nothing sacred? Let me launch right into the nail polish issue here: it’s full of crap. Traditionally nail polish has some dandy…

Can I fly while pregnant?

Most sites agree that flying during pregnancy is safe. Many airlines won’t let you travel past 36 weeks but that’s because they’re scared you’re…