Can You Shave Your Pubic Hair During Pregnancy?

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Good morning. I have only been pregnant for 5 weeks, can I shave my pubic hair, because since I was pregnant my pubic hair has grown thick, and I am afraid if the pubic hair is not clean, but I will have an effect next to that.

1 Answer:

Hi Eka


Thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.

There is no prohibition on shaving pubic hair while pregnant. In fact, by shaving pubic hair regularly, the cleanliness of your genital area can be better maintained, so that the risk of infection, such as by bacteria, fungi, viruses, or parasites is reduced. By shaving your pubic hair, you will feel more comfortable, avoid itching and other complaints around the genitals. Your actions shaved pubic hair can also improve the quality of your sexual relations with your partner.


You need to consider, avoid using any chemicals when shaving pubic hair, such as hair removal cream, and so on. Shave your pubic hair using clean scissors, don't pull out. Also shave your pubic hair with enough, not to run out completely, so as not to cause the pores of the skin open, making it vulnerable to enter dangerous microorganisms. Do the shaving carefully, so as not to hurt your pubic area.


If complaints arise later, do not hesitate to check directly with your doctor or obstetrician.


I hope this helps.

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