Can paint fumes affect the health of a newborn baby?

Answer YES. Paint fumes contains VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) which causes health related problems. Particularly glycol ether. Avoid painting the house. Considering low VOC paints might be an option.

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If you are six weeks pregnant will the fumes from painting the nursery in latex paint hurt the baby?

AnswerLatex is not as dangerous as oil based, but to be on the safe side you should work in a well ventilated area and ask your Doctor.

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