A new research study in Japan just concluded that “augmented calcium intake may affect mineralization of teeth among fetuses, thereby leading tooth enamel to become highly acid-immune and subsequently resilient to dental caries.” – Health Daily Digest
Increasing calcium intake during pregnancy is important for the development of your fetus. Calcium is crucial for bone development. Kids with mothers who consumed high amounts of calcium through cheese and dairy supplements had a decreased number of dental caries through childhood.
Calcium is an important part of any diet, but is especially important during pregnancy. There are certain soft cheeses that pregnant women should avoid, but for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, just say, “Pass the cheese, please!”