Pest Control for Expectant Mothers

8 minutes to read | Updated for 2019

Pest Control for Expectant Mothers

When you are expecting, you want to do everything you can to ensure that your baby will be born safe and healthy. Many parents are concerned with potential risks during gestation. Expectant mothers are warned away from potential hazards like sushi, soft cheeses and even the litter box.

But where does household pest control methods fit into to pregnancy health?

The answer to this question will depend on where you are in your pregnancy, the pests you are likely to encounter, and what methods you use to control them. Pest control that should be watched during pregnancy can include:

  • insecticides
  • herbicides
  • fungicides
  • rodenticides
  • disinfectants

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