Xylitol also has its benefits for new Mothers and their babies. Since Xylitol starves bacteria and prevents plaque and tooth decay, it will increase a person's oral health. New Mothers who have Xylitol reduce the risk of transmission of harmful bacteria to their children. It is said that children of Mothers who added Xylitol to their diet 3-6 months after their child was born, have a dramatically lower risk of cavities.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of xylitol during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.