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Is it safe to have your hair dyed while pregnant?

I was just wondering is it bad for me to dye my hair while being pregnant? I've had people tell me it don't matter and others say don't do it.

Toby Marshall | Obstetrician

Toby Marshall

There is no evidence that it will cause a problem, but it is best to avoid exposure to any chemicals if you can help it when you're pregnant. 

So, basically, if you really feel the need to do it, it is probably OK, but if you can wait until after the baby is born, that would be best.

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