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Hello, i am 20 weeks pregnant and we have been redecorating our living room. the moldings were spray painted (outside), however the room still smells like fumes. is this harmful to my pregnancy. i avoid the room at all costs and we have windows and fans on however the room sill smells like paint. The spray paint was oil based

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Doctor: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 11 months ago

Well, any small risk from paint fumes to your baby would be greatest during your first trimester (weeks 0-13).

As you are already 20 weeks pregnant, So i would not be worried.

The risk is before 13 weeks time.

Good to hear that you avoid room and windows and fans are on.

Please be relaxed. You and your baby should be pretty safe.

No need to panic at all.

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