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    Default What is safe to use during pregnancy?

    What sort of shampoo/hand soap are people using? I'm getting so confused with all the different advice that my family members keep giving me it makes me second guess myself and get really worried <img src="images/smilies/frown.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Frown" smilieid="11" class="inlineimg"

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    Default What is safe to use during pregnancy?

    I didn't change anything. Just normal stuff.

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    Default What is safe to use during pregnancy?

    I didn't think there are any shampoos/conditioners or hand soaps that are unsafe.

    Tell your family to butt out!

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    Default Re: What is safe to use during pregnancy?

    Some hardcore anti dandruff shampoos have warnings on the label not to use while pregnant. If it doesn't have a warning label its fine to use, just ignore any advice you know is inaccurate

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    Default What is safe to use during pregnancy?

    I think most shampooo and conditioner sold in supermarkets are dangerous. Just google the ingredients and read some info about the health risks of parabens, etc. I use a combination of organic apple cider vinegar, raw organic honey, bi-carb and coconut oil and my hair has never been better and I don't have to worry about absorbing any chemicals.
    For hand soap I make a mixture of castile liquid soap with tea tree oil.
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    Default What is safe to use during pregnancy?

    Quote Originally Posted by hemakesthree View Post
    I think most shampooo and conditioner sold in supermarkets are dangerous. Just google the ingredients and read some info about the health risks of parabens, etc. I use a combination of organic apple cider vinegar, raw organic honey, bi-carb and coconut oil and my hair has never been better and I don't have to worry about absorbing any chemicals.
    For hand soap I make a mixture of castile liquid soap with tea tree oil.
    How do you wash your hair with that combo do you put the vinegar and the honey then put bi carb on it?

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    I'm sure lots if women use the stuff from the supermarkets. I only question it because the hand soap I have at the moment seems to be making my hands very dry so I might have to change that but I thought the shampoo was weird :s I just thought if see what others are using to ease my mind.

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    Default What is safe to use during pregnancy?

    I think common sense is the key whilst pregnant. I honestly believe we are all going over board with what is and isn't safe these days.

    Trust me with ds I wouldn't eat deli stuff, fatty stuff, Pre made salads, left overs, lettuce, anything with vitamin A, alcohol, dye my hair, soft drink, juice, preservatives, chicken, sausages, pork etc. I just went completely over board because if the scare factor that was there.

    Just be smart about it. Everything you eat has goods and bads according to science these days. Remember that when you walk down the street you breath in fumes which are probably worse then what shampoo you wash your hair with. It's good to try and be risk free but don't let it stress you out and burden you either

    I should also add that sometimes organic hair and make up products can infact be worse for your skin/body. I love organic but I do my research also

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    That's so true that I would get worse fumes from the street. There's just so much that gets drilled into your head and I get so confused and worried

    I do have one more question, does anyone know about anti bacterial hand soap that's what I have in my bathroom at the moment it's a Palmolive one but I was told they are a no no I didn't know and I have been using it for about 3 weeks I'm going to get some different soap today but it has me worried.. I also need to stay away from google because every time I hear something I google it and that just scares me even more

    Am I just weird to feel this way?

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    Never ever heard that shampoo/conditions/handsoaps ever being an issue in pregnancy. Hair dying is always questioned but neve heard of toiletries being a problem. We use organic products in this household but I don't think you've got much to worry about personally.


 

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