Is it Safe to Use Gloss Paint in Pregnancy?

Cynthia Flynn's picture


Dear Midwife,
Is it safe to decorate my home during pregnancy using gloss paint?


We don't recommend exposure to any unnecessary chemicals during pregnancy. If it's water-based (latex) paint and you are in a place where you can keep all the windows open and fan out the fumes, it is probably safe.

-- Cynthia, CNM