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I recently had an ultrasound and my doctor mentioned that dying my hair during pregnancy could be harmful to the baby. Has anyone else dyed their hair while pregnant and had a healthy baby? I'm unsure about whether or not to proceed with an abortion if it's truly in the best interest of the baby. Can someone please provide guidance?
Artificial Intelligence Health Assistant's Answer

It is understandable that you are concerned about the potential risks of dyeing your hair during pregnancy. While there is limited research on this topic, many women have dyed their hair while pregnant without any adverse effects on their babies. However, it is always recommended to take precautions and consult with your healthcare provider before making any decisions.

Hair dye contains chemicals that can be absorbed through the scalp, but the amount that reaches the bloodstream is generally minimal. Some experts suggest waiting until after the first trimester (12 weeks) to dye your hair when critical organ development is complete. Others recommend using natural or ammonia-free dyes as a safer alternative.

It's important to note that every pregnancy is unique, and what works for one person may not work for another. If you are still uncertain about whether or not to proceed with an abortion, consider seeking a second opinion from another healthcare professional who specializes in prenatal care.

Additionally, there are other factors to consider when making this decision, such as your overall health, support system, and personal beliefs. Talking to a counselor or joining support groups for expectant mothers may also help provide guidance and reassurance during this challenging time.

Ultimately, only you can make the decision that feels right for you and your baby. Take your time, gather all relevant information, and trust yourself to make an informed choice based on what feels best for both of you. Remember that seeking emotional support from loved ones can also play a crucial role in navigating this decision-making process.

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Get another doctor. That one sucks.
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Pleas find a new doctor. That one clearly has no idea what they are talking about. It is completely safe to dye your hair any colour while pregnant as long as you are in a well ventilated area. Do it professionally if you are worried, they have amonia free dyes. But many woman bleach and dye their hair while pregnant and have successful pregnancys. 
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I'm a professional cosmetologist. I've been doing hair for 17 years. I am currently pregnant. I also have a 15 year old son. I did hair through my entire pregnancy. My son is fine. I have never met a hairdresser that quit coloring their clients hair while pregnant. If we can breath in hair dye and hair bleach all day and our babies turn out ok. Your hair coloring service every 6 weeks will be fine.
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I've dyed my hair plenty of times during pregnancy. I have four healthy children and a new one due October. You can Google it there is no information at all that is conclusive that dying your hair will hurt your baby. I probably wouldn't many more just because of the fumes but what's done is done and I'm sure your baby is 100% okay  good luck

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