Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News 14 April 2011 Pregnant mom's gum disease treatment safe for baby Adding to evidence that pregnant women can safely be treated for gum disease is a new study showing treatment doesn't affect the baby's health. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development Adding to evidence that pregnant women can safely be treated for gum disease is a new study showing treatment doesn't affect the baby's health. But those fears are baseless, the new study shows. NEXT ON HEALTH24X A naughty, mean child might be hiding a psychological condition 2020-08-07 16:45 More: PregnancyNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Say what? Like animals, people perk up their ears to hear Medical In-depth: The slow-motion race for a TB vaccine Medical Risk of severe Covid-19 high for obese people, regardless of other factors Medical Covid-19: Sudden hearing loss, while rare, occurs in some patients - and needs to be caught early Medical Unsure of what to watch? Opt for nature shows, scientists say News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Julian Sheldon Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.