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What You Need to Know About Asthma During Pregnancy


Asthma is one of the most common medical problems that occurs during pregnancy. It can potentially be serious.


Some studies have suggested that asthma complicates up to 7% of all pregnancies. About 30% of all women with asthma report their asthma worsened while pregnant. But with the right treatment and care, you and your baby can have a good outcome.

Visit Living With Asthma: Asthma During Pregnancy to find out more about:

  • asthma complications during pregnancy
  • changes in asthma severity
  • the effect of uncontrolled asthma on the fetus
  • avoiding asthma attacks
  • using asthma medicines
  • receiving flu shots

You may also be interested in reading about asthma and infants.

It is important to stay up-to-date on news about asthma and allergies. By joining our community and following our blog, you will receive ongoing information about managing your health. Our community also provides an opportunity to connect with other people who manage asthma and allergies.



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