Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is a condition that often goes unrecognized and untreated. Since it frequently occurs at night, you may not even be aware that you're grinding your teeth. But the damage to your dental and general health can be severe. This relationship goes both ways – sometimes bruxism will cause or worsen a condition, and sometimes other health conditions can cause bruxism.
The following are conditions that have been linked to bruxism:
There are many reasons why expectant mothers decide to not take prenatal classes, including cost and scheduling conflicts. Experienced mothers may think that they do not need to take the classes a second time, and if you have a scheduled cesarean section, then you may think that birthing classes do not apply to you. However, every expectant mother can benefit from prenatal classes, not just first time mothers planning a vaginal birth.