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Hello Im 35 weeks pregnant & while I was on the phone my

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I'm 35 weeks pregnant & while I was on the phone my toddler rubbed vicks vapo rub all over my stomach. As soon as I realized what it was (as it was stinging quite a bit) I wiped it off with a baby wipe. Please tell me this won't harm my baby!!!!!

Welcome and thank you for the question.

No, this will not hurt the baby at all. The vicks vaporub is not absorbed into into the body through the skin. The ingredients have decongestant and cooling effects and cannot reach the blood flow of the body.

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