7 doctors weighed in:

What are the side effects of taking steroids for baby lungs?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Benefits

The benefits of fetal lung maturity far outweigh the risks.
They reduce neonatal death, improve lung function, and lessen the risk of bleeding into the brain. If you meet the criteria for steroids, talk with your physician about any apprehension.

In brief: Benefits

The benefits of fetal lung maturity far outweigh the risks.
They reduce neonatal death, improve lung function, and lessen the risk of bleeding into the brain. If you meet the criteria for steroids, talk with your physician about any apprehension.
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
32 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors