This is because of the risk of it getting caught as your baby comes out, or of the area around your piercing tearing. If you are thinking about getting any new piercings, it is best to wait until your pregnancy is over. All piercings, however carefully they are done, carry a small risk of infection.
Do piercings take longer to heal when pregnant?
A woman may have already successfully had a piercing that has healed with jewellery that gives her joy in self-expression. For this reason, having another piercing may seem the natural thing to do. However, research shows that on a whole, piercings take longer to heal during pregnancy.
When should you take your belly ring out during pregnancy?
A: Not right away, but once your belly really starts to pop (by week 20 or so), you’ll probably want to remove it. The skin covering your belly begins to stretch, the area around the ring may become irritated and painful, and more prone to infection.
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Can you give birth with piercings in?
Even if this isn’t a problem for you, your midwife will probably ask you to remove your clitoral piercing when it comes to giving birth. This is because of the risk of it getting caught as your baby comes out, or of the area around your piercing tearing.
Can I get my nails done while pregnant?
In most cases, it’s safe to get manicures and pedicures during your pregnancy. You’ll likely hear all sorts of opinions on beauty treatments and other activities during your pregnancy. In the end, the decision is up to you and your doctor.
Can hair be dyed during pregnancy?
The chemicals in permanent and semi-permanent hair dyes are not highly toxic. Most research, although limited, shows it’s safe to colour your hair while pregnant. Some studies have found that very high doses of the chemicals in hair dyes may cause harm.