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Heaviness Of Breathing During Pregnancy
Hormones and size: The hormones of pregnancy as well as the growing uterus can make you feel short of breath. The breaths you take are more shallow and more frequent so it feels like you are short of breath. In fact, you are getting enough air. Even a very fit woman will feel short of breath after climbing up stairs. If you really are breathing fast and not getting enough air while resting, that is not normal. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Depends: Many women will have a gradual elevation of the diaphragm due to the enlarging baby during the late 2nd and 3rd trimester. They may need more effort to take a deep breathe. Some may need to sleep with more pillows.If one has sudden shortness of breathe they should consult their md asap. ...Read more
What can happen to my baby by my breathing natural gas in the air everyday during early pregnancy? I live near the leaking SoCal gas facility...
Environment: Check with your local city to make sure that the air quality meets safety guidelines. If it does then there is not likely a concern. ...Read more
Can breathing in mold during pregnancy cause any harm to the baby or just me? Possible spots of mold in my car.
After getting cured frm PTB should I conceive? I hv fibrotic element on my upper lung.During pregnancy will breathing problems start?
Breathing: Depends on patient's overall condition - discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Dr. Spiers i'm a shallow breather with minor dysarthria due to sids after birth . Will breathing be harder for me during pregnancy as baby gets bigger
Can old TB scar cause any problems during pregnancy? Breathing problems? After TB treatment when to conceive?
Pregnancy symptoms: Hi rmarhl6, that symptoms is unlikely pregnancy but a home pregnancy test can determine your condition. These tests are quite sensitive and able to detect pregnancy as early as 5 days after conception. Common symptoms indicating pregnancy are: periods stop nausea and vomiting breast enlargement and tenderness increased urination fatigue doc ripley. ...Read more
Wondering some things i could do to help with my breathing. I'm 38wk pregnant and having bad breathing problems. Never had them before pregnancy?
Contact OB: When a physician hears the words "bad breathing problems" the sense of emergency is triggered. This is not normal and you need to contact your physician urgently. ...Read more
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