Body Piercing and Pregnancy

Body Piercing involves no additional risks for a woman. However, during pregnancy the body of a woman undergoes a lot of changes to which she has to adapt and hence, getting a piercing when already having conceived the fetus is not advisable. According to the APP guidelines, getting a navel piercing or nipple piercing are dangerous and hence not recommended.

Women are even advised to not go for ear piercing as it might result in an infection or allergy that might put the baby in jeopardy. The main change that occurs during pregnancy is enlargement of belly and breasts. As Continue reading