What to Expect (about Your Teeth) When You're Expecting
Did you know that by the fifth or sixth week after conception, a child’s teeth have already begun taking shape inside their tiny jawbones? And, by the time baby is ready to be delivered, all 20 baby teeth should be nearly completely shaped and ready to start erupting.
As a mother, one of the best things you can do is to understand the importance of taking care of your own dental health. This involves eating a well-balanced diet and avoiding sugary or acidic foods. By eating a healthy diet, you’ll be providing your baby with the necessary nutrients needed to develop strong teeth and healthy bones.
Still, many expecting mothers will have ...