Expectant parents may have too many safety concerns
Parents worry about many things and now wonder how best to spend savings account funds.
11:09 08 June 2013
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has been criticised recently for their warnings to pregnant mothers to play it safe when it comes to products they are exposed to.
Due to the lack of available conclusive information for expectant mothers, they have been warned about using cosmetics, non-stick cooking pans, eating tinned food or prepackaged meals. What this boils down to is whether or not expectant mothers want to dip into their savings accounts in order to follow such advice.
- There is negligible specific information to help expectant mothers determine the potential impact of certain products, and while the advice given is that even natural products may not be safe, it is safe to say replacing chemical-based products with ones which are made without the use of things such as pesticides, herbicides or other such toxins is a better idea in general. Depending on what products are available that fit that bill, it could affect mothers’ savings accounts significantly, and each person will have to decide if they think it is worth the expense.
- Families are already most likely dipping into savings accounts to try and ready a home for a baby. These will seem to be more pressing matters than such things as cosmetics, although there are sometimes harmful toxins in nail polish which are absorbed by the body in quantities that may not be safe for babies. At least avoiding nail polish or manicures could help your savings accounts rather than draining them.
- Expectant parents should probably consider how to best spend the funds in their savings accounts. Childproofing products are a necessity. It is also important when purchasing certain baby items to spend a little extra if you need to in order to make sure you do not get something on a safety recall list. Those types of things directly affect a child’s safety and for most families are probably worth dipping into savings accounts.