|The cost of that priceless bundle of joy|
|Written by Monica Gerdeman|
|Monday, February 04, 2013 11:08 AM|
PUTNAM COUNTY — For many couples, the next step after marriage is having a baby. The happiness of that little bundle of joy is priceless but there are a few things to know regarding funds when they expect to be expecting.
From the day parents begin to try having a baby, their doctor may ask the mother to begin supplements or vitamins based on her health or the health of the baby. For example, many doctors recommend an iron supplement to help fight anemia and with iron, a mother may consider a Vitamin C tablet to help their body absorb the iron. As the list of supplements grows, this can be an additional cost many parents may not have thought about. An iron tablet on average can cost between $5 to $15 for over-the-counter options.
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