Tattoos and Pregnant Women

by on Sep.06, 2007, under Tattoos-Body Art

by Susan on September 6, 2007

A common fear is that an unclean needle might infect a pregnant woman and pass an infection to the fetus. Though the chances of this happening in a safe tattoo studio are extremely low, doctors advise waiting until after birth to be safe. There has never been a recorded case of tattoo-transmitted HIV infection and the last reported tattoo-related incident of hepatitis was in 1950.

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roberta September 13, 2008 at 7:41 pm

I think if theres harm its the shock to the system of the pregnant woman getting the tattoo, and puts stress on the baby.

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