Is pregnancy safe for women having asthma? Will it lead to any complications for the mother and child? Are asthma medications safe to use during pregnancy? These are common questions that doctors are asked by expectant mothers. When controlled and managed well, asthma does not have an adverse impact on the pregnancy, mother or foetus. Though it is true that it could impact the oxygen supply to the foetus, by taking preventing measures and managing it well, the negative risks can be managed. This common health problem can also occur in pregnant women who have never had it before.
What if asthma is uncontrolled during pregnancy?
Uncontrolled asthma can affect your health as well as the foetus. Here are the risks:
Risks to the mother
Risks to the foetus
Asthma Action Plan
It is very important to have an asthma action plan to manage asthma during pregnancy. Here are some pointers:
Treatment and Medication
Most asthma medications can safely been used during pregnancy. It is recommended and better to manage asthma with medication than to not take any medication at all. You can address all your queries about asthma and treatment options to our team of doctors at Apollo Cradle.
Don't let asthma or any other health condition dampen your chances of experiencing motherhood. Our doctors are well experienced and will suggest the best course of treatment after taking a thorough case history.