Wouldn't it be great to hear that you should not get on your knees and scrub anything during your pregnancy? The truth is that the majority of cleaning products really can't hurt your baby. Still, it's smart to be cautious about using the toxic chemicals in some cleaners:
Toxic refers to something that is harmful, deadly, or poisonous.
Using household cleansers safely requires no more than common sense. If the fumes are strong, or if they make you queasy, stay away.
Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth © 2004 by Michele Isaac Gliksman, M.D. and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
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