Is Botox Bad For Pregnant Women?

Katie Price has given up Botox.

The model is trying for a baby with husband Alex Reid and has ditched the wrinkle-smoothing injections after a doctor advised her the treatment could be harmful to expectant ladies.

A source said: "Katie was gutted but she didn't want to take any chances. She was the one who asked whether it was safe to have the injections when pregnant. When the doctor said it wasn't advisable Katie said, 'No way.’ ”

Instead, the star – who already has three children, Harvey, seven, Junior, four, and two-year-old Princess Tiaamii from previous relationships – has been opting for more natural procedures such as facials and massages.

The source added to The Sun newspaper: "She keeps saying she is worried she will have loads of wrinkles but deep down all she wants is to get pregnant so vanity has to be put to one side."

So what do you the experts say? Is Botox bad for pregnant women?

Silkwood Medical’s Marilyn Cassetta BSc N, CPSN, RN, says, “No one would know for certain if Botox is harmful during pregnancy as no drug testing has ever been performed on pregnant women. The companies that make injectables, including Botox, as a rule will not administer these substances to pregnant women. There is however anecdotal accounts of pregnant women having received Botox before they have learned of their pregnancies, without harm to themselves, or their babies.”

In any case, it is worth consulting your medical professional before undergoing any beauty procedure while pregnant.

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