Revealed! Pregnant women spend £342 on maternity products

Mums-to-be use 250 million ml of stretch mark creams a year and spend £250 each on a new maternity wardrobe

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A recent poll by My Voucher Codes has revealed that 1,147 pregnant women spend on average £342 on maternity products for them throughout their pregnancy.

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With 89% admitting that their biggest spend is on stretch mark oils and creams, mums-to-be own at least two bottles worth around £52. That makes 249, 200, 000ml of stretch mark ointment.  With 50% of mums admitting to hating their stretch marks, we can’t say we’re surprised!

Other popular pregnancy purchases include vitamins, iron supplements and folic acid.

The poll also revealed that style conscious expectant mums treat themselves to £250 worth of maternity clothes, with at least 10 new outfits to add to their wardrobe.

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If you’re pregnant and want to stock up on stretch mark oils, take a look at MFM’s guide to the most effective. Or if you think it’s time to invest in some maternity outfits to accommodate your growing bump, check out our maternity high street fashion special and our maternity trends for this season.

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