+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    41
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked
    1
    Reviews
    0

    Default Painting while Pregnant??

    Hi Ladies!
    First time posting in the pregnancy forum! I'm a bit over 6 weeks - still early and it feels like its draging along - a want to shout it out to the world that we are expecting!
    Anyways we bought a house a few months ago and i want to paint over the horrible red, jade and dark purple feature walls! its only 3 walls all the rest of the paint is fine. Can i paint while pregnant? if i open all windows and wear a dust mask?
    TIA!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    659
    Thanks
    241
    Thanked
    273
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Yeah, should be fine.
    I painted DS1's room when I was 34 weeks, and DS2's when I was 28.
    Just make sure you have good ventilation, and don't strain yourself

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    425
    Thanks
    166
    Thanked
    53
    Reviews
    0
    I did! Renovated a whole house with my DH whilst pregnant with my DD.
    Just make sure theres plenty of ventilation and it will be fine!!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    41
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked
    1
    Reviews
    0
    thanks girls
    looks like this weekend i will be painting!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    WA
    Posts
    2,613
    Thanks
    1,495
    Thanked
    687
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Have fun painting. Dh thinks I'm a weirdo as I love painting

    We painted DD room when I was 30wks. It was the middle of summer so window was wide open. Plus, because I'm such a perfectionist, dh wasn't allowed to cut in the edges, so I was on the ladder (very carefully, bottom rung) cutting in myself

    Sent from my HTC Liberty using BubHub


 

Similar Threads

  1. Painting a bed
    By Bulbasaur in forum House & Gardens
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 24-11-2012, 17:25
  2. painting gurus
    By JessicaBailey in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 14-11-2012, 16:27
  3. Painting house
    By becnbubs in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 16-02-2012, 13:09

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Baby Car Seats and Infant Car RestraintsBuying a baby car seat? Check out our 'go-to' links here!
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›