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Pregnant Nail Techs: Does Good Prenatal Care Mean Quitting Your Job?

Priorities shift the moment you realize you’re pregnant, and that could cause you to evaluate if you’ll continue working. Before you throw your career out with the pedicure water, let’s practice our breathing and consider how to work safely in the salon.

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Healthy Living: Working While Pregnant

If you’re expecting, you may be worried about the effects that working in a nail salon all day could have on your unborn baby. Learn what you need to know about working through your pregnancy to protect yourself and your bundle of joy.

A Bundle of (Un-Paid?) Joy

For some nail techs, a new baby can be accompanied by anxiety over the time they need to take off from work. Here’s how you can help alleviate some of the stress by planning ahead.

Pregnancy and the Nail Tech

As a nail tech, you spend a large part of the day surrounded by chemicals. Now that you’re pregnant, is there anything that needs to change?

When Your Client Is Expecting

Salons are carving out a niche by catering to expectant mothers. Moms-only menus, specialized massage, and targeted retail goodies are just the beginning. With some planning and training you can add to the joy — and relieve the discomforts — during the nine months before birth.

When Will You Be Back from Maternity Leave?

Can I Work While I’m Pregnant?

Research is still inconclusive regarding a link between salon chemicals and certain birth defects, but don’t take chances. Using commonsense precautions substantially reduces any potential risks.

Reader to Reader: How Do You Retain Clients When You’re on an Extended Leave?

If you have a great retention rate to begin with, you will have a higher retention rate when you return.

Can I Work While I’m Pregnant?

Research is still inconclusive regarding a link between chemicals used in the salon and certain birth defects, but don’t take chances. Experts agree that common- sense precautions substantially reduce any potential risks.

Working While Pregnant: Reducing the Risks

Research is inconclusive regarding a link between chemicals used in the salon and certain birth defects, but don’t take chances. Experts agree that using commonsense precautions can substantially reduce any potential risk to pregnant nail technicians.