Debina Banerjee, The one who is pregnant with her second child took to her Instagram to share some glimpses of her karva chauth ceremony, even though she said she would not fast this time. Some of the pictures she shared were of her mehendi which she had applied as part of the celebration. But is it appropriate for pregnant women to apply henna or henna on their hands?
All set for Karva Chauth tomorrow“, she captioned her Instagram post.
to keep track.
Soon, the actor took to Instagram Stories, presumably to respond to the queries he received, as he wrote, “Some of you are asking why did I apply mehendi kam… while others are asking if I am pregnant. Why kept (not safe). ,
Responding to the same, she wrote: “So I have put in less… to check if I get any kind of response… but I look fine.”
35-year-old who announced her second pregnancy Within months of her first delivery in April this year, she also said, “So, this time, I’m obviously not fasting… but the festivities and the feelings remain the same”.
He also shared an adorable picture with daughter liana And wrote, “We are getting ready for Karva Chauth”.
To understand more, we contacted experts to find out if it is safe to have henna or henna applied during pregnancy,
According to Deepti Khatuja, Head Clinical Nutritionist, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, there is no harm in applying henna as long as it is chemical free. “If it’s pure, natural henna, it won’t have any side effects and can be applied safely. It’s only when it’s containing chemicals that’s likely to happen Allergies who may demand more medicines than the ones recommended during this time pregnancy, Which can cause problems in some women. But in case of any reaction, it is important to seek immediate medical care, not self-medicate,” Khatuja told me.indianexpress.com.
Essential oils are often combined with henna; Sharda M, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad said that one should be careful if the oil is suitable for pregnancy.
Dr. Aakriti Gupta, cosmetic dermatologist, Jivisha Clinic New Delhi concurred, and cautioned against the use of black henna. “It should not be used by pregnant mothers because it contains paraphenylenediamine (PPD), an unsafe dye, which can have serious adverse effects such as rashes, blisters, and allergic reactions. If you think you have a black henna tattoo and you have sudden pain or burning in your skin, consult a doctor immediately.
What precautions should pregnant women take before using henna?
According to Dr Gupta,
*Always read the packet before using any henna products or dyes to ensure you know the exact ingredients.
*Check the product carefully to be sure it is natural henna. If you are not sure whether the product is natural henna, please do not use it.
*Always do a patch test, even if it is a product you have used before.
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