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Can I do hair re-bonding during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jun-2013
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User:i hav a query
Doctor:Go Ahead
User:can i go for my hair rebondg during pregnancy
User:iam 3 months pregnanat
Doctor:Its got formaldehyde
Doctor:the straightener they use
Doctor:Thats toxic for the child
User:iam not claer how and wat harm it will do
User:as the child is inside my body
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:but the vapors and everything and the fraction that can be possibly absorbed
Doctor:this chemical is used to disinfect operation theatres
Doctor:so you must realise how strong and toxic it is
Doctor:This can possibly be absorbed and get to the baby
Doctor:it can cause low birth weight, birth defects
Doctor:and the trade off is not wworth it
Doctor:you can try using a temporary straightening procedure with heat
User:got it
User:thank you
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help with?
User:no ,,thanx
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