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Should I be concerned if I feel like my heart is skipping beats in pregnancy?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Common but....

Although it is common it still needs to be checked out by your doctor.

In brief: Common but....

Although it is common it still needs to be checked out by your doctor.
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Most pregnant women are exceptionally healthy, and handle a pregnancy without difficulty.
But, believe it or not, pregnancy can put a huge amount of stress on a heart over 9 months, so any cardiac symptoms should not be ignored. Skipped beats, extra beats, chest pain, or unexplained shortness of breath should be brought to the attention of your doctor.

In brief: Yes

Most pregnant women are exceptionally healthy, and handle a pregnancy without difficulty.
But, believe it or not, pregnancy can put a huge amount of stress on a heart over 9 months, so any cardiac symptoms should not be ignored. Skipped beats, extra beats, chest pain, or unexplained shortness of breath should be brought to the attention of your doctor.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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