In general, the fewer chemicals you expose yourself to, the less you expose your baby to.  When you are talking about chemical exposure, the first trimester is thought of as the most sensitive period, as this is when the chances of miscarriage are highest. On the safe side, you could avoid everything during pregnancy, which I know is not realistic. You can weigh the risks and benefits of getting a procedure done during your pregnancy and decide if it is worth having the procedure done or if you should hold off until after you have your baby. This episode answers a listener’s question about whether it is safe to get facials, microneedling, and botox during pregnancy.

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