A 26-year-old female asked:
Does breathing difficulties during pregnancy while eating,walking and drinking harm the fetus?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: generally mild breathing issues are very common in pregnancy and provide no risk to the fetus. Only in severe cases (asthma) is there a potential problem
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
849 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 17, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$44 video appointments with $19/month membership*
*Billed $57 every 3 months. Cancel anytime.
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.