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What You Need to Know About Asthma During Pregnancy

AAFA Community Services ·
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...
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Re: AAFA's Experts Help FDA and NIH Address Safety of Asthma Medications During Pregnancy and Lactation

Nicholo Atup ·
On Fri, Mar 12, 2021 at 1:59 PM Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America < support@aafa.org> wrote:
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AAFA's Experts Help FDA and NIH Address Safety of Asthma Medications During Pregnancy and Lactation

AAFA Community Services ·
Asthma is one of the most common medical problems that occurs during pregnancy. It can be potentially serious. Asthma can get worse during pregnancy and lead to problems like high blood pressure, early labor and delivery, and low birth weight. Asthma can even cause death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracks pregnancy-related deaths (from any cause) in the United States in a system called the Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System (PMSS) . The rate of maternal deaths...
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Asthma and Pregnancy: Information to Help You and Your Baby

AAFA Community Services ·
Asthma is one of the most common medical concerns during pregnancy. If you are pregnant with asthma , here is some information to help you give your baby a better chance for a strong, healthy start. Your asthma symptoms may change during pregnancy. About 1/3 of pregnant woman have worse asthma symptoms. And another 1/3 see their asthma symptoms get better. Keep your asthma well-controlled to benefit both you and your baby. If you breathe better, your baby can get oxygen it needs from your...
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Study Shows the Importance of Penicillin Allergy Testing in Pregnancy

AAFA Community Services ·
It’s well known that 9 of 10 Americans who believe they are allergic to penicillin are not allergic. It’s also known that broad spectrum antibiotics are not as effective as penicillin and their use can increase antibiotic resistance. A new study showed the majority of pregnant women with a penicillin allergy label who were tested were not allergic and could tolerate penicillin during labor.
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