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did you lose a tooth

i know it wired but i just had too get a tooth pulled and i had a baby girl 6weeks ago and my grandma says that you lose a tooth every pregnancy and i was just wondering how true that is

 
Paigesmommy78

Asked by Paigesmommy78 at 12:49 AM on Oct. 8, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Yikes..I did lose one after my son was born but that was from a botched root canal that had abscessed.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 1:22 AM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • Nope- that is an old wives tale.
    While I am 6 missing teeth-- it is congenital and passed on in my dad's family-- and it was diagnosed when I was a child-- long before I ever thought about having kids.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:08 AM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • If that true...it took me 14 years to lose one.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 12:51 AM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • It's only true for women who have terrible oral hygene and horrible diets. Breastfeeding actually increases bone density and tooth strength (after you're done nursing... bone density and tooth strength actually decline slightly during lactation and then increase to above pre-lactation status after weaning... incredible, huh?)
    Ati_13

    Answer by Ati_13 at 12:54 AM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • when i had my third child i lost all my teeth so now i have false teeth yes it is true
    dutchcanadain

    Answer by dutchcanadain at 1:12 AM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • 5 kids and all my teeth intact. Old wives tale.
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 1:20 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • My mom did, but she could not afford prenatals or to eat very well. She only has her front teeth and a couple in the back, the others are gone.
    I have not lost any teeth as a result of pregnancy or even any as an adult.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 1:01 AM on Oct. 8, 2010

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