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Should I get betamethasone shots if my amniocentesis tests showed my baby will have lung problems?

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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Talk to your MD

If you are close to delivery or a c-section your OB may recommend this treatment to help your child.
If you still have time to wait the baby may mature on his/her own. Talk to your OB about your case.

In brief: Talk to your MD

If you are close to delivery or a c-section your OB may recommend this treatment to help your child.
If you still have time to wait the baby may mature on his/her own. Talk to your OB about your case.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 34 weeks or less

Betamethasone shots only work if you are 34 weeks or less.

In brief: 34 weeks or less

Betamethasone shots only work if you are 34 weeks or less.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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