One soon to be a mother was concerned about the health of her upcoming baby as her mother-in-law was a heavy smoker and she did not want to get his child affected by this.
The soon to be mother wrote into an advice column to seek some advice on her concern. She explained that her mother in law is a heavy smoker and she and her husband, both are concerned about their upcoming child’s health.
The Mother-in-law is a heavy smoker.Both parents are worried about third-hand smoke and the effects on the baby.
They wrote into an advice column for advice.She explained that she and her husband both love and care about her mother in law, but they do not want her to affect their child. Soon to be a mother also explained that they do not want to offend the mother in law, and they are not sure how to handle this situation.
Both the parents became aware of third-hand smoke, which is why their concern is valid.We all are familiar with the second-hand smoke, but third-hand smoke also exists.
Third-hand smoke is the smoke that lingers on surfaces such as floors, furniture, walls and also on the clothing of the smoker.That is why both of the parents were worried and had no idea what exactly to do without hurting the feelings of mother in law.
Third-hand smoke can expose the infant to higher risks of ear infections, asthma, and pneumonia.Moreover, there are more than 3000 toxic chemicals present in cigarette smoke.
After knowing such dangers, soon to be mother suggested that mother-in-law should shower and change before holding their baby, and she seeks experts’ advice regarding her choice.
The columnist agreed with the soon to be a mother and suggested to set rules when mother-in-law is visiting her house.
The columnist also suggested that this would not be practical when visiting grandma’s house, so they can choose the option to stay in a hotel in such a case.The advisor also pointed out that this action may hurt the feelings of mother in law, but this is not the daughter in law’s problem.
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