Can I use Vaseline lotion while pregnant?

Can I use lotion if I’m pregnant?

Products such as shampoos, hair sprays, soaps, lotions and deodorants have not been shown to be harmful during pregnancy. Using these products are generally safe.

Is Vaseline lotion safe to use?

Vaseline has been used for more than 140 years as a healing balm and ointment for wounds, burns, and chafed skin. … But unlike other forms of petroleum, Vaseline is safe to use on your skin and hands. It’s even a favorite for some as a moisturizer.

When should you start putting lotion on your belly when pregnant?

First Trimester

Once that pregnancy test comes back positive, start moisturizing the areas where stretch marks are most likely to develop—your belly, lower back, breasts, and hips.

What should you avoid when pregnant?

Foods to avoid when pregnant

  • Some types of cheese. Don’t eat mould-ripened soft cheese, such as brie, camembert and chevre (a type of goat’s cheese) and others with a similar rind. …
  • Pâté …
  • Raw or partially cooked eggs. …
  • Raw or undercooked meat. …
  • Liver products. …
  • Supplements containing vitamin A. …
  • Some types of fish. …
  • Raw shellfish.

Is Cetaphil lotion safe for pregnancy?

As Cetaphil® products have not been clinically tested specifically on pregnant women, please speak to your healthcare professional about whether or not you should use any Cetaphil product during pregnancy.

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Why you should not use Vaseline?

Unrefined petroleum jelly does contain some potentially dangerous contaminants. The EWG suggest that a group of carcinogens called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons could cause cancer and damage the reproductive organs.

When do you apply Vaseline lotion?

Apply the product after bathing/showering while the skin is still damp. For very dry skin, your doctor may instruct you to soak the area before using the product. Long, hot, or frequent bathing/washing can worsen dry skin.

What is the side effect of Vaseline?

Most emollients can be used safely and effectively with no side effects. However, burning, stinging, redness, or irritation may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.