I have a friend who is 16 weeks along and still tans. We go to the same OB and I was told not too tan at all. My friend said she told her it was ok. What do you ladies think? I'd rather be safe than sorry
I called my OB and she confirmed that tanning is a big fat NO:) I think my friend was mad that I asked but I knew she was lying. I guess some people are more vain than others. It's on her if her baby has issues from tanning. Thanks ladies:)
When you tan in a tanning bed, you continue to cook hours after you get out, it is so NOT GOOD to tan while pregnant, I cannot believe she is doing that. I had a friend who told me a story about a girl who was going to different beds a day to tan for prom and she ended up cooking her Insides and died from it. True or not IDK, 100%. Tanning while pregnant, makes me sad....
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