When you’re pregnant, you’re pretty much told not to do anything. If you have to ask whether it’s ok to do something while pregnant, the answer is almost always “nope!”
After all, you’re not only thinking about your health and well being but also the health and wellbeing of your unborn child. Different people have all their beliefs about what pregnant women should and should not do. Prof. Emily Oster has written extensively about this, and her book Expecting Better is a must-read for all moms to be!
One of the arguable things that pregnant women are advised against is a pedicure or a manicure. Today, we’ll help you figure out if it’s ok to get a pedicure while pregnant (or a manicure), and how to mitigate your risks at the salon.