Racing heart and erratic rates during pregnancy, what to do?

Racing heart. You should contact you obstetrician right away. Sometimes this is related to the weight and fluid gained during pregnancy, but you should see your doctor to make sure that the infant is getting enough blood and nutrients.

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Is Propanolol safe during pregnancy (3rd trimester)? My PCP prescribed it for my racing heart (150-160bpm) and palpitations.

Pregnancy class C. Propranolol is pregnancy class C which mean that risk cannot be ruled out. I would discuss it again with your prescribing doctor to make sure benefits outweigh risks in your situation. Read more...

If I have mild pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy, shortness of breath and a racing heart can labor make this worse?

Certainly. Your obstetrician and cardiologist will have to follow you closely during the pregnancy. Labor puts stress on your entire body including your heart, so they may decide that an elective c-section is safest. If you have a trial of labor, an epidural can help control the pain and make the experience less stressful. But it would not decrease the stress on the heart of actually giving birth. Read more...
Yes. You should review your symptoms in detail with your physician. Read more...

Is coughing up bloody mucus, shortness of breath, and rapid heart beat normal during pregnancy?

No! that's never normal, pregnant or not. If you think it's just allergies or congestion you can see how it goes, if worried see your doctor soon. Read more...