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Belly Piercings and Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Belly piercings have become quite popular. If you have a belly piercing you may have been told by well-meaning friends that you should remove your belly ring once you become pregnant. But do you really need to? A belly piercing that has completely healed is perfectly safe to keep during pregnancy. As
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Hair Dye Use and Pregnancy Risks

By JustMommies staff

bottle of air dye on scalp If you're an avid fan of keeping up with the latest hairstyles, you're probably wondering whether you can keep on coloring after conception.
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Saunas, Hot Tubs & Hot Baths During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Sitting in a sauna or hot tub might seem like the perfect antidote for pregnancy aches and pains, but the medical truth is that pregnant women should stay out of saunas and hot tubs. The high temperatures in those environments can raise core body temperature, which could be dangerous for expectant mothers
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Seafood and Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Seafood – edible freshwater fish and shellfish – offers many nutritional benefits. It’s high in protein, low in saturated fats and is rich in healthful omega-3 fatty acids. When you’re pregnant, seafood should be part of your diet, but there are some important factors to keep in mind when including
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Toxoplasmosis: Cat litter and Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

If you are pregnant you have probably heard that you should not change cat litter during your pregnancy. You may be wondering why. Changing cat litter puts you at risk for contracting an infection called toxoplasmosis. There are several ways that a pregnant woman could contract toxoplasmosis but cats
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Warning: 10 Things Pregnant Women Should Avoid

By Jennifer Polimino

Nothing is more important to an expectant mom than the health and safety of her unborn child. Fortunately, you can protect your baby by avoiding risks that can complicate a pregnancy or cause harm to your baby. This list of 10 things pregnant women should avoid will answer questions and put your mind
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