My own personal experience may be skewed because all it takes for me
to get pregnant is for my husband to hold my hand.
However, I do not believe you have anything to worry about. Wear a
protective mask for polishing, if you like, but be aware that if you
go outside you may inhale diesel fumes from a passing truck. It's
easy to look suspiciously at jewelry, but do you really know what
your furnace is putting in the air, or what is in the water you've
As for chemicals, consider that arsenic is a naturally occuring
element in our bodies and the soil in your garden. I wouldn't drink
the denatured alcohol, but the female body is built to protect the
babies it carries. Food poisoning, shock, flu, hard physical labor
(landscaping), cooking with teflon pans - my body kept my babies
safe through all these, and I've worked up until delivery.
My children are healthy, and the next one is projected to be 9
pounds (and a C-section!).
Don't worry so much. Obviously, don't be stupid; but don't borrow
Again, there are folks who will disagree with me, but this advice is
based on my own personal experiences, not anyone else's.
Have fun getting pregnant. When the baby moves, it's unforgettable.
If the baby moves when you have gas, it's unforgettable for everyone
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