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Advice on sugar in the diet - pregnancy

Pregnant women may be at risk of developing tooth decay if they snack frequently on sugary foods and drink. Cakes, sweets, chocolate, biscuits and sugary drinks are all high in sugar and sugar is also 'hidden' in other foods. Pregnant women should be encouraged to choose healthy options and to avoid or keep sugary snacks and drinks to meal times, when they are less damaging to teeth.