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Having a healthy pregnancy with asthma

Posted Apr 09 2009 7:47am

Having a baby is exciting, but it can also be stressful. And if you also have asthma, you may have questions about how your disease will affect your health and that of your unborn child.

It is possible to have a safe and healthy pregnancy if you have asthma. The key is managing your disease, especially since uncontrolled asthma is dangerous for both a woman and her baby. Receiving care from both an obstetrician and an allergist/immunologist will lead to the best possible outcomes for you and your baby.

Find out more about what you can do to have a safe and healthy pregnancy if you have asthma.

 

Did you know? 

A third of pregnant women with asthma will experience more frequent or severe symptoms during pregnancy, a third will see their asthma symptoms improve and a third will experience no change.

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