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Abstract : Background : Oral hygiene practices of pregnant women are important for their oral health and pregnancy outcomes. This questionnaire-based study was conducted to asses knowledge, attitude and practices of oral health and adverse pregnancy outcomes among pregnant women of central India. Methods : A self-administered questionnaire study was conducted, in which 300 pregnant women participated. Women who had time constrains or refused to participate were excluded from the study. Results: Majority of the subjects were between 20-24 years of age. The women had poor oral health knowledge where 58% did not know what gum disease was. They had a positive attitude and 52% wanted to receive information about the relationship between oral health & well being of their baby. Conclusion : The positive attitude presents their intention to learn and practice more about oral health and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Health care workers who come in contact with the pregnant women should encourage them to visit the dentist regularly.