The average human mouth contains anywhere between 34 to 72 species of bacteria. While most of these microorganisms benefit your oral health in some way, a few of them can cause tooth decay as well as gum disease if you allow them to spread out of control. However, removing these bacteria before they damage your teeth and gums is easy. After all, you can see and feel them by looking in the mirror or by running your tongue over your teeth.
When you are pregnant it's important not just to eat more than you have been eating previously but also that you are eating the right types of food to make sure that you and the baby stay healthy. Having a healthy diet and not eating the wrong foods can help to keep you feeling comfortable and happy throughout your pregnancy and ensure the best outcomes for you and the baby. This blog has some nutrition advice from parents and health professionals so that you can have a healthy diet throughout you pregnancy journey and includes details on where to get specific advice if you need more help.