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ItWorks! Wraps & Pregnancy FAQ

So you have heard all about the incredible ItWorks! Wraps.

But you’re pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or just had your child & are nursing & you have questions?

From ItWorks Corporate…
Our products ARE naturally based.

From our It Works Product Coach:
We don’t recommend that pregnant or nursing moms use the
Ultimate Body Applicators or Defining Gel.

why??

The reason ItWorks! does not recommend that women use the Ultimate Body Applicator or Defining Gel products when pregnant or nursing is because this may expose their baby (during development) to intense ingredients that are formulated just for adults.

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This is to be conservative & is a strict ItWorks’ recommendation.
We are often asked if pregnant or nursing Moms can use any our products.

Of Course! :)

Our incredible Facial Applicators are fine to use since they do not as intense of ingredients. (yah!!!)

pregnant belly

Facials (<-order here)

Our products are safe & effective because our products are naturally based and carefully formulated to safely blend science with nature, there are many It Works products that pregnant women can feel comfortable using.

See this list. (click on the coloured link to order)

safe while pregnant

Check here for a list of all the ItWorks! products & the updated Info!

& here -> for some amazing ProFit recipes like this one

recipe cherry chocolate

As always, we recommend that you print off the ingredient lists and check with your doctor if you have any concerns about which of the ItWorks products are right for you right now.You can find ingredient lists for any of our products by clicking on “View Ingredients” on each individual product page (start here). Again, for supplements & other products, only use on your physician’s advice.

**And we have discovered that Royal Jelly is a MUST during pregnanacy, it PREVENTS premature labor and is GREAT for preemies.
GUESS WHAT…our GREENS (<- order here) contain Royal Jelly  (#3 Pregnancy Pick)!!!

greens photo

(click here->) for a full list of Greens ingredients

*If you want to wrap & are nursing, (I don’t recommend, but it is the mothers choice) please then wrap RIGHT after feeding, and only leave on for 45 minutes, no longer, and Drink that water!! * Please consult your dr. with more questions

 

116 comments on “ItWorks! Wraps & Pregnancy FAQ

  1. Ashley
    February 22, 2015

    Can I use the wraps on my legs if I’m pregnant? Mostly for cellulite ?

  2. Carly
    February 21, 2015

    Are the profit shakes safe while Breastfeeding?

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 22, 2015

      they aren’t on my safe list Carly, but I’m not sure why or why not. check with your doctor if you want to make sure, but I would say it should be ok :)

      Tamara

  3. Krista
    February 7, 2015

    I’m currently still breastfeeding my 2 year old ( 26 months). I was curious to what products I could use? I’ve read that you could use the skinny wrap and that it may dry up your milk. is this true? Also, if I do decide to use the skinny wrap while currently breastfeeding would it harm my daughter and, if so in what ways?

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 22, 2015

      Hi Krista, congrats on the baby.

      all the ‘safe’ products are listed on this page. The skinny wrap is not on the list. sorry for the misleading info you’ve gotten.

      Tamara

  4. Kashyn
    February 2, 2015

    Can I take the hair skin and nails if I’m pregnant

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 4, 2015

      sorry darling. it’s not on the list. Pregnancy changes your hair anyways, wait till after :)

  5. Emily
    February 1, 2015

    Can I use the wraps on my arms or legs while pregnant? Or will the facial wraps work on my arms?

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 1, 2015

      Emily, I undersand you are eager to try something even while you’re pregnant. Please try this, it’s totally safe & totally works! click here~> Safe for Pregnancy

      • Emily
        February 1, 2015

        Thanks Tamara, but the link said that link is unavailable. :(

      • Tamara Lukie
        February 4, 2015

        Emily, just change the country & search for the product. it’s there :)

  6. Jess
    January 30, 2015

    I breast feed my daughter once a day (in the morning)…wondering if the thermofit capsules are safe to take?

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 1, 2015

      Jess, I’m not sure….. if you’d like try it & see how your child reacts :)

      Click here~> Thermofit

  7. Cheyenne
    January 29, 2015

    Can I use the hair, skin and nails supplement while breastfeeding?

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 1, 2015

      sorry Cheyenne, it’s not approved… besides, pregnancy will change your hair growth anyways :)

  8. Tamara Lukie
    January 1, 2015

    It’s not on the list, so I would ask your dr.

  9. Andrea
    December 11, 2014

    Can a 16 month old drink the greens? My 2 year old has been for a year and I can’t remember the last time he was sick. He doesn’t eat enough vege’s or fruiits.

    • Tamara Lukie
      December 20, 2014

      Andrea,
      this is totally up to you & your doctor.
      Thanks for the question
      Tamara

  10. Kassie R
    October 3, 2014

    I used one of the stomach wraps when I was about 1-2 weeks before I found out I was pregnant. I am wondering what effects the detox process will have on the baby. Could this lead to the baby having higher heavy metals in her system from them being detoxed from me?

    • Tamara Lukie
      October 13, 2014

      Kassie,
      congrats on the news :)

      I’m sure you’ll be ok, if you are still worried you can take the ingredients list to your dr to be sure :)

      Tamara

  11. Missy
    September 23, 2014

    Can I take thermofit,it’s vital and regular while breastfeeding my 10 month old baby?

  12. marina
    September 10, 2014

    Took a dose of the hair, skin, and nails because the rep said it was safe while breastfeeding, now I read that it’s not safe. Is my supply compromised? Will it affect my little one?

  13. Tanya
    September 3, 2014

    Thank you for responding. Other than the greens what products can you use while breastfeeding? I was told the greens are safe. . Is that true?

    • Tamara Lukie
      September 10, 2014

      ask your dr. about the greens.
      I tell my clients that it is fine in the 3rd trimester.

  14. Tanya
    August 31, 2014

    I have a 4 month old that is ebf. Is it okay to use the thermofit?

    • Tamara Lukie
      September 3, 2014

      Tanya,
      Congrats!
      if you are still nursing your 4 month old then I would suggest not using it yet.

  15. Kassie
    August 31, 2014

    Hi there,

    I just had my twins 3 months ago and have done the wraps twice now with not a single inch lost! I am following all the rules and tips and tricks I found online and nothing. Is it too soon after baby? Hormones and stuff…? I am not sure what I’m doing wrong. I am def drinking enough water… Please help :(

    • Tamara Lukie
      September 27, 2014

      Kassie,
      could be the hormones yes. but keep trying. some see results after 45 min, others need a full treatment or two. remember something is ALWAYS happening ;)

  16. Areej
    August 28, 2014

    Hi there , I’m not pregnant now, but I’m planning to be that after two years, Is it safe to be pregnant after belly wraps or the belly will be stretched

    Thank you

    • Tamara Lukie
      August 29, 2014

      Areej,

      I think it’s totally safe to use before. Once you have had your children, you may use the wraps again. It’s all wonderfully natural hydration for your skin :)

      don’t forget to order here please ~>order<~

  17. Brinny
    August 25, 2014

    Can I use wraps on my arms while pregnant?

    • Tamara Lukie
      August 27, 2014

      Corp. Office says no. Sorry.
      but the face wraps are totally safe as is the stretch mark cream.
      Please consider trying them out as they will work awesome!
      Pregnancy Shopping Here

  18. Lisa
    August 21, 2014

    I am breastfeeding and was wondering if it is safe to use the hair skin and nails. Thank you!

    • Tamara Lukie
      August 21, 2014

      Congrats Lisa!!!
      The hair skin & nails hasn’t been approved by our corporate head office. if you’d like, ask your dr.

  19. Ambrel
    August 9, 2014

    I am currently Pregnant, but my prenatal and hormones are destroying my hair skin and nails. I was wondering if I could take hair skin nails while pregnant so supplement the nutrient loss.

    • Tamara Lukie
      August 15, 2014

      Ambrel.
      Please wait until you have given birth as the hormones tend to help with hair growth afterwards too. Keep in touch and when you have your bundle of joy email me and well talk about your wishes.

  20. Tracy G.
    August 6, 2014

    Hi, I’m 3 months pregnant and was wondering if there are any wraps for the thighs and if it is safe to use now at 3 months along?

    • Tamara Lukie
      August 15, 2014

      Tracy. As stated it is not recommended while pregnant. Thanks. Come by once you have that bundle of joy!

  21. Britt
    July 26, 2014

    I was just wondering I have been using the defing gel on my legs and butt for about a week my best friend who is a distributor said it is safe to use there while nursing. Is this true or should I stop?

  22. Destiny
    July 5, 2014

    Can I use the facial wraps on my belly to tighten and firm? Also, the cleansing gel that helps to tighten too? I just want to get rid of the flabby belly a easy way, hahaa….Note: I am breast feeding

  23. Jennifer K.
    July 3, 2014

    Hi, is it ok to use the hair skin and nails while breastfeeding?

    • Tamara Lukie
      July 3, 2014

      Hi Jennifer,
      it’s not on the safe list sorry :)

      • Heather G.
        August 13, 2014

        I was told by a couple of reps that it was safe to use while breastfeeding :/

      • Tamara Lukie
        August 15, 2014

        Not safe no.

    • Destiny
      July 5, 2014

      Hi Jennifer, if you continue taking your prenatal vitamins then it’s good for hair, nails and baby!

  24. Tiffany
    June 28, 2014

    Hi there, not sure if you are still answering questions but I have used a wrap on my abdomen and have taken 4 fat fighters so far in the past 2 weeks (as a trial from a distributor) and just found out I am pregnant… I’m am extremely worried! Please Help! Also where can I find the ingredients to show to my OB?

    • Tamara Lukie
      July 3, 2014

      Tiffany,
      I’m sure you’ll be fine. I wouldn’t worry.
      as for the ingredients, it will be on the website ~> younaturally.myitworks.com

  25. Destiny
    June 22, 2014

    I am breast feeding and already purchased the wrap pack unknowingly that it can not be used while breast feeding and my wraps expire in 2 months! I am desperate to get rid of my flabby belly and stretch marks. I purchased the stretch mark cream and was told it takes months to notice a difference, is that only for dark marks bc mine are white and was told those don’t go away. I need to tighten and tone but don’t know what to buy…

    • Tamara Lukie
      June 24, 2014

      Destiny.
      Congrats on the new addition! You are safe to use the stretch mark cream. It should work on both light & dark marks, keep trying, I’m sure you’ll love the results. As for your wraps, don’t worry…. you can always use them right after feeding if you feel comfortable, otherwise they should be ok for longer then the expiry date as long as you keep them in a cool dark place tightley sealed :)

      • Destiny
        June 28, 2014

        Thank you! My wraps are still in package in my closet. I’ll be bf’ing till at least April. Can I use the facial wraps on my belly to tighten and firm? Also, the cleansing gel that helps to tighten too? I just want to get rid of the flabby belly a easy way, hahaha.

    • page
      June 30, 2014

      I noticed a difference in the size of most of mine when I used the wrap and yes they are white

  26. maria
    June 21, 2014

    Just had my baby a week ago is it safe to use the defining gel? Not breastfeeding!

  27. cb
    June 21, 2014

    Hello :) We are trying to conceive so I’m on daily prenatal is it safe to take Greens with them?

    • Tamara Lukie
      June 24, 2014

      The greens are ok occasionally. please talk with your doctor to make sure. I’d personally use them in the last 1/2 of the pregnancy. Ask the Dr. is what ItWorks says :)
      get them here if it’s ok please ~> GreenS

    • Kaya Kali
      August 6, 2014

      Hi CB, I can tell you that I feel tat Greens are mostly responsible for my current pregnancy. I am 39 years old and overweight and I felt I would never get pregnant. I started using greens and after 4 months, 25 lb weight lost, I WAS PREGGERS. I am now 9 weeks and 4 days pregnant and I feel amazing.

      Oh I took the ingredients to my doctor and he said some of them promote fertility.

  28. Gilma
    June 17, 2014

    Hi I am breastfeeding and I heard I can take the greens. But no wrapping until when ?

    • Tamara Lukie
      June 24, 2014

      Greens (found here) are pretty safe when breast feeding, don’t go over the reccomended dose tho. Wrapping I would say is best after breastfeeding is done, or if you can’t wait that long, wait until your baby is down to only a few (2-3) feedings a day & wrap right after the last feeding. Wraps are found here~> wraps!

  29. melissa
    June 11, 2014

    Hi is the hair skin and nails safe to use while pregnant?

    • Tamara Lukie
      June 11, 2014

      Hi Melissa. These aren’t on the list. Please check with your doctor.

  30. Natalie
    May 21, 2014

    My husband and I have been trying to become pregnant for a couple months. We are going on vacation soon, and was wondering if I could use the applicators on my abdomen area, but not really quite sure yet if I am pregnant, it is too early to tell. Is it safe to still use them?

    • Tamara Lukie
      May 25, 2014

      If you aren’t pregnant it is safe to use. If you are pregnant it’s not recommended.
      have fun on vacation Natalie

  31. yasmeen alvarez
    May 8, 2014

    Hi I currently found out I’m pregnant, I’m about 6weeks and I’d like to know if I can wrap my face, my chin, my back and my arms??? If I can’t do all can you please let me know what I can wrap thank you so much, I’m really interested!

    • Tamara Lukie
      May 9, 2014

      Hi Yasmeen. Congrats. You are able to use the face wraps ( face & neck!) Arms and back may be too much while pregnant. Have you ordered yet? Please go to; http://younaturally.myitworks.com/shop/product/103/ to order :)

      • Bri
        June 30, 2014

        Am I able to wrap hips, back, arms WITH the face wraps? And if so, will it work?

      • Tamara Lukie
        July 3, 2014

        you can, but your body will be changing so much throughout the preganacy you may want to wait. It is still safe to use & will totally work, just not as ‘intense’. if you’d like to try, please order here~> Order Here

  32. Amanda
    April 19, 2014

    Is it safe to use the wraps In-between pregnancies? My daughter is 18mo now and we plan on trying for another at the end of the summer. Should I wait until we are done having children.

  33. bianca
    April 13, 2014

    I am pregnant going on 20 weeks! If i use the face wrap, will it make my face skinnier looking ?? & how about the arm wrap? Am I allowed to use that too, since its not on the stomach? Really curious!

    • Tamara Lukie
      April 20, 2014

      facial wrap is totally fine. the body wraps ingredients are more concentrated, I’d wait until you’re done with the pregnancy :) try this package, it’s my fav!!

  34. Kassandra Moreno
    April 6, 2014

    Since moms can only use the face wraps can we use them on our belly instead??

    • Kassandra Moreno
      April 6, 2014

      I ment nursing moms, also what would be the effect if we were to use the on our belly??

      • Tamara Lukie
        April 6, 2014

        Kassandra. The facial wraps are safe for pregnant and nursing moms. They will also tighten tone & firm. Have you ordered them yet? There’s a link above to order them ;)

      • Destiny
        June 22, 2014

        So nursing moms can use the facial wraps on belly to tighten and firm??

      • Tamara Lukie
        June 24, 2014

        That is totally fine to do! If you haven’t ordered yet, please do so here~> facial wraps

  35. Shelly
    April 3, 2014

    The picture of the round pregnant belly with the facial applicator made me laugh! Is that just a silly pic or is that something recommended to keep stretch marks away? I am a distributer and think it would be a great way to market them to pregnant women if there is any truth to that! Haha!

  36. Lerissa
    March 30, 2014

    My baby is almost 5 weeks old, is it too soon to use a wrap?

  37. Dee
    March 1, 2014

    If I’m breast feeding an used it works wraps. How long should I wait to breast feed? Is there an amount of time it stays in your system?

    • Tamara Lukie
      March 4, 2014

      I would breast feed first. make sure you only wear it for 45 minutes, then maybe even pump n dump afterwards. The wraps work for up to 72 hours, so that’s how long the natural ingredients are in your bod. good luck :)

    • Destiny
      June 22, 2014

      Did you try the wrap? I am also breast feeding and wanted to know what to do…

  38. Torre
    February 25, 2014

    Can you take the new hair, skin, and nails while breast feeding? Does it help regrow hair lost after pregnancy?

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 25, 2014

      Torre,
      this is a new product, & while pregnant & breast feeding I would check with your doctor. Take the ingredients to them & double check :)
      order here if it’s all ok ~> http://www.younaturally.myitworks.com

      • Deidre
        April 27, 2014

        I am 6 weeks pregnant. Am i able to use the defining gel or just the face applicator? I just want my face skinnier.

  39. Leslie
    February 21, 2014

    I had a miscarriage yesterday I was only 5 weeks pregnant can I still use my it work products? I have the wraps the greens, defining gel and the fight fighter. Because I want to start them already :/ please let me know

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 25, 2014

      so sorry to hear :(
      I think it should be ok Leslie. If you are worried, ask your dr. :)

  40. Tracy Lopez
    February 20, 2014

    I am 31 weeks pregnant and interested in trying the Hair Skin Nails product – do you know if this is safe to use while pregnant (and nursing)?

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 25, 2014

      Tracy,
      as this is a new product, I would take the ingredients to your doctor to make sure.
      If you haven’t ordered yet, please do so here~> http://www.younaturally.myitworks.com

    • keisha moore
      March 27, 2014

      I am in the same situation, what did your doctor say Tracy?

      • Ranetta clark
        June 6, 2014

        I’m in the same boat it seems like my hair is falling out I am 25 weeks and is strongly thinking about breast feeding but want to try this product out . Is it safe ?

      • Tamara Lukie
        June 16, 2014

        please ask your doctor. The products that are safe while pregnant are on this page here

    • Mariah Millington
      April 17, 2014

      HI Tracy I was wondering what your doctor said about the hair skin and nails product while pregnant?

      • Tamara Lukie
        April 20, 2014

        Mariah,
        beacuse you plan on having more children so soon, I’d say wait… but it’s totally up to you :)
        try the wrap pack, it’s my fav! /

  41. Irma Garcia
    February 16, 2014

    Hello I want to know if it is safe for me and most of anything my child to do the body wraps if I just gave birth and is currently breast feeding

    • Tamara Lukie
      February 20, 2014

      Irma,
      Corporate has said that it is not advisable to use the wraps while pregnant or breast feeding. The wraps are also meant for adults. Sorry. Please let me know when you are done breastfeeding & I’ll be more then happy to help you :)

  42. Amy Hillston
    December 9, 2013

    Hello! My husband and I just started trying to get pregnant. Are the wraps safe to use until I get a positive pregnancy test? If I don’t get pregnant for awhile then I’d like to be using them but not at the expense that they could hurt the baby if I do find out I’m pregnant.

    • Tamara Lukie
      December 20, 2013

      Amy,
      Congrats! the wraps are safe if you are not pregnant. If you are trying to become pregnant then you may consider waiting as your skin will stretch.
      Thanks,
      Tamara

  43. Erin
    November 18, 2013

    Thank you for your reply and the congratulations. Are the ingredients listed on the website somewhere?

    Thanks-
    Erin

  44. Erin
    November 14, 2013

    Hi-
    I didn’t know I was pregnant and I used the wrap on my abdomen when I was about 4-5 weeks along. I’m a little worried after finding out it is not recommended while you are pregnant. Do you know what the potential harmful effects are to a fetus? Thanks you for your time-
    Erin

    • Tamara Lukie
      November 16, 2013

      Erin, thanks for the question. I don’t think there is too much to worry about, but if you are concerned take the ingredients to your dr. to check. Congrats on the new addition!

      • Twins
        August 17, 2014

        I am currently breastfeeding my twins once a day. This is only during the night to help them fall asleep. they are turning 13 months and i am desperate to use my body wraps but of course my kiddos are first and their safety..but do u know if it would be able to use them in my stomach,legs, etc..????????

      • Tamara Lukie
        August 21, 2014

        I think it would be safe. best to wrap as soon as you feed them & not afterwards. ask your dr. if you are really concerned.

        let me know :)

        Tamara

  45. Tamara Lukie
    September 19, 2013

    for all interested, the links have changed….
    to find the amazing stretch mark cream please click here: https://younaturally.myitworks.com/shop/product/212/
    & the skin care line can be found here: https://younaturally.myitworks.com/shop/category/#56

  46. Alyssa
    July 24, 2013

    I am 30 weeks pregnant and was told that its safe to use the defining gel on my stretch marks during pregnancy, then I read something else that says its not safe. I would just like the facts about it to know that I won’t be harming my baby. Is the defining gel a detox product?

    • Tamara Lukie
      July 24, 2013

      Hi Alyssa,
      congrats on your new upcoming addition. As per our corporate head office, they do not reccomend the defining gel while pregnant. They do have a special stretch mark cream that is safe, you can find it here ~ https://younaturally.myitworks.com/Shop/Product/437
      If you have already used the defining gel & are at all concerned, please take the ingredients to your dr.
      thanks for the important question!
      T

  47. carleen soucia
    July 22, 2013

    hi, I was wondering if I could use the it works wraps on my thighs and arms because I am pregnant and have gained some weight in those areas. was just wondering if it was safe!

    • Tamara Lukie
      July 22, 2013

      hi Carleen, congrats on the baby news :) & thanks for the query!
      I have to tell you, the wraps are NOT approved for use while being pregnant. You can of course come back after your done breastfeeding & try them out there! There is an incredible stretch mark cream that is safe for use while pregnant. I would totally reccomend that! https://younaturally.myitworks.com/Shop/Product/437
      the facial items are also safe while pregnant https://younaturally.myitworks.com/Shop/Category/191 as well, I would recommend the greens. full of incredible goodness!!! https://younaturally.myitworks.com/Shop/Product/1157

      • ness
        October 10, 2013

        Hi, I was told by many reps of it works that it is OK to use wraps on legs and arms please let me know. I also use the stretch mark cream but was also wanting to use wraps between the legs and my big arms…. Helpppp I’m 4months preggo and gaining fast

      • Tamara Lukie
        October 15, 2013

        Hello Ness. I’m not sure who told you that, but if you are pregnant, then I would NOT suggest it. This is a special time & your body will go thru crazy incredible changes. that is normal. I would suggest waiting until afterwards. See how well your body bounces back & then consider the wraps. Gaining weight is suppose to happen when your are growing a baby! Congrats & Good Luck (hope to speak with you more in 4-5 months!!)

  48. Dawn Wathan
    June 18, 2013

    Not trying to cause you any sales problems here… I love It Works products and am a distributor myself but I wanted to let you know that the Greens actually also have an ingredient in them that could increase the chance of miscarriage. The Red Raspberry Leaf could cause problems as it can actually be used to induce labour.

    • Tamara Lukie
      June 25, 2013

      Hi Dawn. Thanks for the message. Your right that the greens have red raspberry leaf. It’s traditionally been used for centuries to help strengthen the uterus. For this reason it is not used in the first half of pregnancies, (the strengthening can cause uterus contractions or spasms, therein lies the miscarriage concerns) but after that is not only safe, but quite helpful! (Think easier delivery with a strong uterus!!) The amount in the greens is minimal, but if you have any worries, just take the ingredients list to your doc or mid~wife & they’ll help you out. Thanks again, & good luck with your ITWORKS venture. It truly is life changing!!

      • jasmine
        November 6, 2013

        would we only take the greens after the first half of pregnancy, or can we take it in the beginning also?

      • Tamara Lukie
        November 6, 2013

        Jasmine,
        thanks for the question. If it were ME, then I would feel safe taking the greens after around the 5th month of preganancy. I know many ladies who took them throughout their entire pregnancy. If you are concerned, I would print off the ingredients & take them to your dr. Hope that helps :)

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