January 2019 - Alpen Dental

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Oral Health for Breastfeeding Moms

mother smiling with babyYour teeth go through many changes during pregnancy, but did you know that they change during breastfeeding as well? If you decide to breastfeed your child, you need to remember to take good care of your teeth. Learn about common dental issues in breastfeeding mothers and how to take care of your mouth during this stage in motherhood.

How Does Breastfeeding Affect Dental Health?

When you breastfeed, your body doesn’t go through as many physical changes as it did during pregnancy. However, it needs to compensate for the nutrition you make for your baby.

During lactation, your bones break down to send more calcium into your bloodstream, and your kidneys …

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