As a pregnant woman, it is important to keep your body healthy, as this ensures the healthy development of your growing baby. However, focusing on your dental health can be just as important. Poor oral hygiene can negatively affect your growing child, making it essential to maintain good oral health.
Prenatal infection is commonly associated with preterm delivery, which often results in a low birth weight infant. Low birth weight can cause complications for your child’s growth and development. Interestingly, one of the most common sources of infection is through the mouth.
This association between oral hygiene and preterm birth makes it essential for pregnant women to keep their mouths clean and healthy. Consider the following tips:
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