Anybody use Proactiv??

Discussion in 'Pregnancy - First Trimester' started by finallyready, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. finallyready

    finallyready Well-Known Member

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    I have been using Proactiv for the last 3 years and am wondering if it is safe to use throughout my pregnancy? I heard Benzoyl Peroxide isn't good, but okay in small doses?
     
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    famof6 Well-Known Member

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    I would like to know also.I use it too.
     
  3. aley28

    aley28 2 boys & a girl <3

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    I don't use Proactiv, but I do use a benzoyl peroxide facewash. I used it throughout my pregnancy with my son too and had no problems. My doctor never even mentioned that I might need to change facewashes. Considering your facewash is only in contact with your skin for like 30 seconds at a time, I'm guessing it has very little time to cause any problems.

    If anybody has heard from their doctor or midwife on this, though, I'm also interested to know.
     
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    I haven't heard anything about Proactiv being dangerous. But I do know Retin-A is a big no no. I didn't know that with my first pg and my Dr made me stop using asap. She said it has been known to cause birth defects. I never would have thought about a cream doing that.
     

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