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Anyone else have issues with brushing teeth while preggo?

everytime I brush my teeth I just wanna get sick, its like my gag reflexes are not there. its grosee and I hate it.. happened with my first and now this one...

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mommyoftristan

Asked by mommyoftristan at 10:15 AM on Nov. 3, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Try a different flavor toothpaste with a small, child-sized toothbrush.
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 10:16 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Yes, with my last one it was awful. It took 10 min or more just to get the job done. I feel for you.
    Shines3

    Answer by Shines3 at 10:32 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I had the same thing with all of my pregnancies the only thing that worked was switching toothpaste.FYI Colgate Total worked for me.:) Congrats on your pregnancy.
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 10:43 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • The minute I started brushing my molars it was over! I tried switching toothpastes and it didn't help me.
    trublonde130

    Answer by trublonde130 at 10:59 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Yes! It makes me sick just to know theres spit in my mouth.....
    aliceinlove

    Answer by aliceinlove at 11:11 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I wake up, brush my teeth, puke, go get some ginger snaps or crackers, rest a little while and then brush my teeth again. Then I'm fine. They say the main cause of morning sickness is because of hunger, whether you feel hungry or not.
    slowyourrole

    Answer by slowyourrole at 1:01 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

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