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Can holding my breath for about 30-40 secs harm my baby during pregnancy?

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Dr. David Reddell
Pediatrics
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In brief: No.

Holding your breath is unlikely to lower your blood oxygen level enough to cause a problem. Don't hold it so long that you feel dizzy or light-headed.

In brief: No.

Holding your breath is unlikely to lower your blood oxygen level enough to cause a problem. Don't hold it so long that you feel dizzy or light-headed.
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