A 31-year-old member asked:
will my teeth benefit from a calcium supplement during pregnancy?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Robert Lang answered
52 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Only if you did not get enough in your diet. Pregnant women absorb calcium very efficiently so do not take too much or you are at risk of kidney stones.
Answered on Feb 8, 2017
Dr. Kim Capehart answered
20 years experience Dentistry
Calcium Supplements: Calcium supplements can have many benefits while you are pregnant. When your pregnant developing baby needs calcium to build strong teeth & bones. Calcium can also help in healthy hearty, nerves, & muscles. Some research states calcium supplementation can help reduce risk of hypertension pre-eclampsia. Make sure you speak to your doctor for guidelines on dosage & frequency.
Answered on Sep 26, 2012
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