In a perfect world... As baby snoozes in a sling, you'll get the pedi you've needed since she was born.
The reality You won't find it relaxing once you consider those toxic odors. The jury is still out on the effects on babies of phthalates, harmful chemicals found in some nail products.
Our advice "New moms should certainly try to find time to pamper themselves, but I'd suggest erring on the side of caution and hitting the salon by yourself," Dr. Jana says. "You'll not only avoid exposing your baby to chemicals, you'll also up your chances of actually enjoying your time there."