This means waiting several days before moving back into a freshly painted room. an keep the room well aired while you are painting. be comfy and sleep in ur bed :wink: I painted with my 2nd child and I have painted just a few weeks ago with my 3rd and my 2nd is now 15 months and is completely healthy and I have had no problems with this pregnancy either with the painting.....Go sleep in your bed!...What pregnant woman wants to sleep on the couch!!!! I literally just painted my room the other day. For the fastest help on, More posts in "February 2015 Birth Club" group, Create a post in "February 2015 Birth Club" group, Breastfeeding: the trick to a comfy latch. I was reading a bucket of water in the centre of the room, with cut up lemons, can … You may be satisfied with this, but if you would rather get her to a point where you want to just put her to bed and walk out of the room then you will have to start leaving before she falls asleep. Now I feel like I've harmed my baby and feel absolutely terrible about it. After you’ve finished painting, keep the windows open to let fumes escape, and don’t sleep in a newly painted room. Low VOC is fine to sleep in the room, it is the new "go green" line VERY little odor. 2 kids; Houston, TX, United States, 3 kids; 4 angel babies; Chesapeake, Virginia, 1 child; British Columbia. Ideally, you should get someone else to do the job for you. Scraping or sanding any kind of paint is not recommended during pregnancy. Paint fumes can be detrimental to the health of your unborn child if you inhale them while pregnant. Thoughts ladies? You are passing a message to a BabyCenter staff member. Ventilate the room. You will often find that your body is more sensitive to every smell you encounter, so use this to your advantage. If you have a crib or a bassinet, you can bring it in your room and have the baby sleep there. I would sleep in another room to be safe. Check the tin and if it says low voc, totally fine! When stripping paint, fine particles are released into the … help? Connect with 1000s of pregnant moms & parents in your area! The 2nd time after 2 min, so on a so forth. I still wouldn't.....I would wait a day or 2 to make sure it is well ventilated. Examples of zero-VOC paints include Benjamin Moore’s Natura and Sherwin Williams Harmony. thanks ladies! You should plan to avoid entering a freshly painted room during this time. The walls were painted in the bedroom. Does it stink? In most cases, says Kennedy, you can sleep in a painted room the night you paint it, especially if you used safe paint, ventilated well, and started early in the day. Don't put him in a freshly painted room, however tempting it may be to have a newly decorated room ready for his arrival! Home Forums Pregnancy Forums Teen Pregnancy. I am not exactly sure what paint was used and cocking around the windows. … I painted with my 2nd child and I have painted just a few weeks ago with my 3rd and my 2nd is now 15 months and is completely healthy and I have had no problems with this pregnancy either with the painting.....Go sleep in your bed!...What pregnant woman wants to sleep on the couch!!! although it made me a bit dizzy and i got a headache from paint from the fumes just be careful. It's just e I am not sure if it is safe yet to put our baby back in the room. In case you’re living in a one-room apartment and you’ve just painted it, try asking friends or family if you can stay with them for a couple of nights, just until you’re sure that the newly painted room will not put your baby’s health at risk. Xx, Over Christmas I've done loads of painting upstairs including our bedroom. Im 33weeks pregnant. (I passed out at the gym after working out in a freshly painted room) so I know first hand that it can mess you up. Does anyone have any advice?? After You Paint. Especially, if you will be sleeping in that newly-painted room. BabyCenter aims to share products and services we hope you’ll find interesting and helpful. freshly painted room. “Your center of gravity shifts during pregnancy and women may be more prone to losing their balance or falling,” Twogood says. Can putting a cat in a freshly painted room harm the animal? So, the general message is: ventilate the room really well, do a little painting at a time and see how you get on. The length of time that it may be potentially dangerous to sleep in a room that has been freshly painted can range depending on a number of different factors including the type of paint that was used, the amount of paint that was applied in the environment, and how much air flow and ventilation is available in this environment. Asked my MIL (mother-in-law) who is a midwife and she said its fine xxxxx, Painting the walls is emulsion and water based so fine. If you have a crib or a bassinet, you can bring it in your room and have the baby sleep there. My family have been doing it for years. Yesterday my husband painted our bedroom. Put some ground charcoal around the room and close to the painted surfaces for the smell to quickly dissipate. With oil-based paint the fumes are very unhealthy. If you have painted inside a bedroom, the fumes from the paint can off gas and emit into the air for days following the completion of the painting – which means it is crucial to avoid this area, especially sleeping in this room. If you are pregnant, avoid going to the room that’s being painted. If you painted the room very heavily, or if you used many, many coats of paint, I would probably wait a week or so. The answer to this common question depends on what sort of paint you’ve used. It is also never safe to get up on a ladder during pregnancy. Paints that are not labelled as eco-friendly or low-VOC require a fair amount of curing time. If it makes you feel any better I actually painted an entire room myself (2 coats) in the middle of winter with the windows closed when I … Please flag if you think our product match is incorrect. 0 0. I think its to do with the voc or something. If you're absolutely set on painting then use a paint with low VOCs (Behr makes a really good one), keep the windows open for as long as possible so it can air out, and don't sleep in the room … If you’re painting and the smell bothers you, take that as a crystal clear sign that you should not be painting. We just painted our nursery too, I was wondering the same thing. If its latex yes but only if it doesn't smell to you but NO way its its enamel.. A child sleeping in a freshly painted room can seem very harmful. When pregnant, excessive exertion e.g. Oil-based Paint: Oil-based paint, such as enamel, requires a much longer curing time. Anyway, I was looking online today and read all kinds of info about not being in freshly painted rooms ( I feel so stupid that I looked up this info AFTER the fact). Two great VOC-free paints are Benjamin Moore’s … Advertisement. Thank you … Agree with everyone else, if it doesn't smell then go for it. Here, organic means that there is at least a carbon molecule in its composition. No one wants to sleep on the couch lol, especially a pregnant lady! VOCs are chemicals that can easily turn into gases at typical room temperature and they are very bad for you. If it's water base paint and your doors or windows are open while painting it dries quickly and you can sleep in the room the same evening. lol. If it smells really strong I would definitely say no. Close any leftover paint containers tightly to prevent vapors from leaking into the surrounding area. The workers told me it is water based. you should be fine if it doesnt stink.. i painted at 20 weeks and me and my daughter still in my belly are fine.. and I do hair.. i smell chemicals alll day everyday! In most cases, says Kennedy, you can sleep in a painted room the night you paint it, especially if you … Believe it or not, it works. I would recommend that you wait atleast 3-4 days before sleeping in there. Avoid sleeping in rooms where you have painted recently, or better yet, just buy low- or no-VOC paint to begin with so you don't have to worry. In pregnancy, you’re more likely to feel more nauseous than usual to being with. Thanks for listening, I hope its ok because we have been painting our bedroom all day :/ x, I've always slept in my freshly painted rooms . I just had no idea! Purely anecdotal but in both of my previous pregnancies I not only slept in freshly painted bedrooms but also did most of the painting myself. Child Sleeping In Freshly Painted Room. In this article, we’ll give you a rough guide, so you can sleep easy and safely in your newly painted bedroom. I never actually thought anything of it (a bit silly I know) but my 3 are ok and we fully redecorated our house when pregnant with my 3rd and she's fine had no problems in pregnancy birth or anything xx. i need my bed to sleep! Share Your Updates With Family And Friends Every Week. once the smell is gone it should be safe. Once they are moved back into the room, consider ventilating the room with air purifiers, fans and open windows. Don't put him in a freshly painted room – however tempting it may be to have a newly decorated room ready for his arrival! A baby left to sleep in a freshly painted room can easily breath in the toxic compounds, especially if the room hasn't been properly ventilated or the paint allowed to dry. Image source: How to Paint a Room. If you are particularly sensitive to smells, we suggest waiting about 24 hours before sleeping in the freshly painted room. When pregnant, excessive exertion e.g. A particular concern is lead-based paint, which was commonly used before the 1970s. If you can taste it or it burns your eyes you absolutely know you should not be near there. I painted the trim in my room a few hours ago, using a latex primer and a latex paint. A particular concern is lead-based paint, which was commonly used before the 1970s. Don't put him in a freshly painted room – however tempting it may be to have a newly decorated room ready for his arrival! Although is may smell safe, sleeping in a freshly painted room could be very hazardous to your health. I can't sleep on the sofa tonight because dads staying in the living room … I've always slept in my freshly painted rooms. The kind you would buy at ace hardware for $14. ... Would you want to sit in a stinky freshly painted apartment? Part of the formulas for modern house paint is for it to be 'green'. If OK, do a bit more. Even qualified doctors can't diagnose over the internet, so do bear that in mind when seeking or giving advice. Image source: How to Paint a Room. It depends on the paint you use to paint. If you’re painting as a hobby, make sure you work in a well-ventilated area, take regular breaks, and try to use watercolour or acrylic paints, rather than oil paints. It's old fashioned paints that can harmful modern day paints are fine x, Thank you so much lovelies im happy now hugs xx :* :*. Do one room at a time. i wouldnt risk it at all, open his window and leave the door open,let the fumes out, once you cant smellthe paint yourself then this should be safe for the baby, but make sure that the room has hadplenty of ventilation before he sleeps in there, as an adult being in a room thats just been painted can cause a headache, who knows what it could do to a tiny baby.better to be safe than sorry. If you have medical concerns, please seek medical attention; if you think your problem could be acute, do so immediately. If that is not possible, try to do one room at a time. Since you can’t stay from painting altogether, the only option you have is to find ways to protect yourself when you are near freshly painted surfaces. Scraping or sanding any kind of paint is not recommended during pregnancy. Don't put him in a freshly painted room, however tempting it may be to have a newly decorated room ready for his arrival! Sleeping in a freshly painted room is NOT safe and is especially harmful for children, pets, the elderly, and pregnant women due to the VOC chemicals that can damage the nervous system and organs, cause allergic reactions, and cancer. If you want to speed up the rate at which the smell of paint will be alleviated, there are a few tricks to help you out.You can use some ground charcoal to absorb the VOCs from the air which will quickly reduce the smell. The paint has dried, but there's still a slight smell in the room. What may seem like just a headache from things such as paint fumes however, is something far more sinister – something a little bit of ventilation and a night sleeping on the couch may not be able to fix. Sleeping in a freshly painted bedroom? With latex-based paints it is safe to sleep in the painted room the same night. Regular latex paint and oil-based paint. If you are pregnant, avoid going to the room that’s being painted. If that is not possible, try to do one room at a time. We used Behr latex zero-VOC paint but it still has a paint smell in the room. I guess once you're unable to smell the paint it should be ok.. The lady who mixed it in the store thought it was the best paint for the baby's room. A particular concern is lead-based paint, which was commonly used before the 1970s. just check out the ingredients of the paint if you are worried. I know the couch wont be too comfortable...:? If it's water base paint and your doors or windows are open while painting it dries quickly and you can sleep in the room the same evening. With latex-based paints it is safe to sleep in the painted room the same night. By Admin June 26, 2020 We get asked a lot of terrific questions about the house painting process, but there’s one in particular that pops up again and again this time of year. • Be cognizant of clumsiness. I've left the window open a little and am trying to air it out. If you're concerned about the risk of paint fumes affecting your baby, you should avoid doing any painting and decorating while you're pregnant. ! If OK, do a bit more. I never noticed a odor with that line. - BabyCenter Canada I would wait at least a day before sleeping in the room due to fumes. With oil-based paint the fumes are very unhealthy. ... 5 thoughts on “Hardwood Floor Refinishing While Pregnant, it can be a smelly situation” Courtney says: December 6, ... Around 6 hours after the application my 10 month old and i tried to sleep in that room but the smell was super strong. Scraping or sanding any kind of paint is not recommended during pregnancy. Yesterday my husband painted our bedroom. years ago painting while prgnant was a huge no no because paint had lead in it. Is it safe to sleep in a room after painting and how can you speed up the emission of paint fumes inside your bedroom? its latex and doesnt stink..plus it should be all dry by the time i go to bed! ... like they used to in the previous days. My babies are fine...turn a fan on and crack the door open. When they says wait a couple of hours for it to dry that is false, it dries FAST! Scraping or sanding any kind of paint is not recommended during pregnancy. bending/stretching or repetitive lifting to apply paint, should be avoided. But as long as the room is well ventilated and you use fans or windows to release more fumes faster your child can sleep in the room after 24 hours. Im 33weeks pregnant. I've opted to not sleep in there this evening, but was wondering if there was a standard amount of time to wait before spending extended amounts of time in a freshly-painted room. 1 – It’s probably best that you don’t paint during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester, because it can expose you to certain chemicals which may cause neurological birth defects in your child. If it smells to you then why not move your mattress to the living room floor and have a mini camp out.. We did that when hubby shampooed the carpet. How dangerous is it to sleep in a freshly painted room? And your paint will be dry in less then 30min! Probably should avoid it? I come from a family of painters.. You need to do this in increments and she will cry. The first time she cries, go in after a minute. Learning how long after painting a room is it safe for baby to sleep in is important. Theoretically, if you have used acrylic water based paint and the room has been well ventilated with an opening at each end of the room, then you should be able to sleep in there after 2 or 3 hours. Excessive exertion has been linked to problems in pregnancy. The Bottom Line: If you are particularly sensitive to smells, it is well worth the extra money to … In fact, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, pregnant women should avoid newly painted rooms (and their harmful odors) for at least two days after the job is done. Ive not slept in ours but i did the painting. After painting, plan to keep windows as open as possible for two to three days in order to allow paint fumes to exit the room. Some things are more recognisable than others. The best advice would be to vacate the house when it’s being painted. Painted two youngest's room today and it's dry and all but when I went in to check on them it was smelling strongly of paint. Around 6 hours after the application my 10 month old and i tried to sleep in that room … : We painted the baby's room-to-be today. We have a painter painting our bedroom today and I'm curious how safe it is for me to sleep in it tonight? Zero-VOC paint is virtually odorless and does not emit toxic chemicals that can produce long-term adverse health effects when inhaled. Excessive exertion has been linked to problems in pregnancy. Discussion in 'Teen Pregnancy' started by XxXsusieqXxX, Jul 31, 2011. You might be wondering whether or not it’s safe to sleep in a freshly painted room. I was told its fine as its only a problem with the old lead based paint! When is new paint safe for baby room? Lead-based paint was commonly used prior to the 1970s, so pregnant women should avoid removing old paint because of the risk of lead exposure. bending/stretching or repetitive lifting to apply paint, should be avoided. It smelled strong at first but I have been airing it out since Friday afternoon. It is completely safe to sleep in a room the same day it is painted if you use Zero-VOC paint. Open the windows or chop an onion in half and leave it in the room. Behr's website didn't have information on how long to wait. Scraping or sanding any kind of paint is not recommended during pregnancy. Discuss How long do you wait to put baby back into freshly painted room and General Discussion in the Huggies General Baby Topics Forum. When you enter a freshly painted room, a number of things happen to your body. I don't want to sleep on our crappy pullout couch, but if it's safer, I will. If you're just painting a single room in your home, keep it well ventilated while you paint, and the room should be OK after a day or so. If you’re painting as a hobby, make sure you work in a well-ventilated area, take regular breaks, and try to use watercolour or acrylic paints, rather than oil paints. If you’ve just painted your bedroom then you might be wondering if it’s safe to sleep in your freshly painted room or not. It depends on the paint you use to paint. In extreme cases, exposure can cause birth defects and even miscarriage. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Depending on how long it has been since it was painted. I never actually thought anything of it (a bit silly I know) but my 3 are ok and we fully redecorated our house when pregnant with my 3rd and she's fine had no problems in pregnancy birth or anything xx in case you're actually not specific appropriate to the type you used, enable him sleep someplace else this night. After the paint has been removed and the dust has been cleaned up, it's safe for you to be in that room again. Old paint may contain lead, which can be harmful to you and your baby. A particular concern is lead-based paint, which was commonly used before the 1970s. If the paint was an oil based paint then it could be harmful to breath. This product is displayed based on comments within this post. In case you’re living in a one-room apartment and you’ve just painted it, try asking friends or family if you can stay with them for a couple of nights, just until you’re sure that the newly painted room will not put your baby’s health at risk. Get expert guidance from the world's #1 pregnancy and parenting resource, delivered via email, our apps, and website. i'm 32 weeks pregnant..my husband just painted half of our room today..the windows are open and the fan is on....is it okay to sleep in there tonight?? Leave the removal of lead-based paint to others, and have them do it while you're out of the house. Raise your question or find answers in existing discussions. Even after the procedure is done, it is recommended that you don’t step in the room for the next 48 hours. Just so you know, we may earn a commission if you buy something we’ve linked to here. I didn’t really think about how bad it would be to get the cheap stuff, but after they finished it that day, they said we could sleep in that room. Scraping or sanding any kind of paint is not recommended during pregnancy. Acrylic, latex and waterborne painting products are designed for, among other things non-toxicity. Gloss on the woodwork might make you feel sickly and light headed from fumes but won't actually do you any harm. A particular concern is lead-based paint, which was commonly used before the 1970s. The type of paint used is going to make a big difference as to how much danger the house paint fumes will cause. Since the fresh paint could still … Second time Mommy / First pregnancy - NAME HELP. If it is a very humid or very cold day or if there is no ventilation it could take upwards of 8 hours and it'll take longer for the smell to dissipate. Fortunately, once the vapors dissipate or are broken down and are no longer harmful, there is … : How safe is it? Most experts may advise against this but if you still have to get your house painted there are certain precautions you must take. Can You Paint Outdoors in the Wintertime? Don't put him in a freshly painted room – however tempting it may be to have a newly decorated room ready for his arrival! Quite the opposite, actually. You should minimize exposure to latex paints that contain ethylene glycol ethers and biocides. How long should we wait before letting her sleep in there? Do you think I hurt my baby?? It is generally safe to sleep in the room about 3 to 4 hours after the painting is completed and the room has been allowed to air out. After you've finished painting, keep the windows open to let fumes escape, and don't sleep in a newly painted room. Before you got pregnant, you probably never thought twice about polishing your nails or changing kitty litter. You can feel free to sleep in the room the same day that it is painted. The things you eat and drink can become contaminated if they’re in a room where painting is happening, so it’s best to keep it someplace else, Valle says. Only files 8MB or smaller of the following types are supported: JPEG, PNG, GIF. (Not sure if it's just an Irish thing lol) But the smell of paint was gone from my room in a couple of hours and I was able to sleep in it with no bother at all. It may also increase the risk of miscarriage. So, the general message is: ventilate the room really well, do a little painting at a time and see how you get on. No because of the fumesit is the same with all paint as all paint have some sort of fumes that would be just as bad as smoking with them in the same room, well … Smaller of the formulas for modern house paint is not recommended during pregnancy a much curing. Quite the opposite, actually paints are Benjamin Moore ’ s can easily turn into gases at typical temperature! 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