Healthy Gums Happy Pregnancy
Common oral problems: Periodontal disease during pregnancy may lead to premature delivery and low birth weight.Preiodontitis
Gum congestion and swelling as a result of hormone secretion can easily trigger preiodontal edema, loose teeth and the like.Gingivitis
Increased androgen and progesterone levels in pregnant women can lead to expansion, bending and weakening elasticity of gingival capillares. The resulting blood stasis and increased permeability of blood vessel walls can trigger gingivitis.Tooth Decay
During pregnancy, changes and imbalances in diet, as well as increased salivation, will lead to an acidic oral environment, which makes pregnant women vulnerable to tooth decayHalitosis
Pregnant women suffering from bleeding gums and inflammation, affected by morning sickness and the tendency to have frequent small meals, are vulnerable to periodontitis or tooth decay. Bacteria on the surface of teeth and gums will emit a foul smell.
- Periodic oral examination
- Tooth brushing twice a day (morning and night), oral rinsing after each meal
- Use of maternal toothpaste, mouthwash
- The 4th-6th months of pregnancy is the best time for treatment of oral diseases
Get that Glow
Hormonal changes may increase the body's production of melanin
Many mothers-to-be probably feel that the cosmetics they have been using do not agree with their skin, and refrain from applying makeup during pregnancy. Due to hormonal change in women caused by pregnancy and giving birth, they are susceptible to skin problems. These problems are not necessarily diseases, but they include the fact that women tend to get spots and freckles due to an increase in melanin during this period. Do not excessively scrub your face even if you get spots. Rubbing can damage your skin.
Once your baby is born, you have more opportunities to go out in the daytime. You should be more careful then ever to protect your skin from ultraviolet light. Be sure to always carry a parasol and a hat with you and cover your skin using UV protection products throughout the year. If you have sensitive skin or want to avoid appling something strong as you touch your baby, it is recommended that you use UV protection products intended for babies. Despite being baby products, there are several type with different SPF values and a variety of waterproof products.