When I was pregnant and attending a college campus, I regularly ran to the bathroom (good old morning sickness!) and washed my hands before leaving each time. After all, I didn’t want to get sick since I already verged on dehydration from an extreme form of morning sickness.
Each time, I would notice a change in my body after using the soap. My hands were unwarmable, the morning sickness became intolerable, and in general I felt worse after using it. It wasn’t like there were any other choices for me to pick from, so I continued to use it even after it made me sick. Unfortunately, I just attributed it to pregnancy issues, until one day during the first trimester I mentioned my discomfort after use to my husband, a former hospital dietitian.Continue Reading