Maternal oral health for baby

Maternal oral health affects a baby both before and after birth. Here’s how: Maternal periodontal disease is associated with preterm deliveries and low birth weight babies. Three periodontal disease bacteria have been found in amniotic fluid of women who delivered preterm. These bacteria include F. Nucleatum, P. Gingivalis and Bergeyella species. It’s thought that 18… Continue Reading Maternal oral health for baby