Asthma & Pregnancy

Speak to your doctor, nurse or midwife about how you can keep your symptoms under control during pregnancy and labour. This is also a good time to update your Asthma Action Plan, or create one with your healthcare professional.

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Many women find their asthma symptoms can get worse or better during pregnancy, so you may need to alter your medicine.

Speak to your doctor, nurse or midwife about how you can keep your symptoms under control during pregnancy and labour. This is also a good time to update your Asthma Action Plan, or create one with your healthcare professional.

Your asthma treatments are perfectly safe to continue taking during your pregnancy and having your asthma well controlled at this time is good for your baby's health. It is also safe to take your asthma medication as prescribed while breast-feeding.


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You'll find our 'Asthma and Pregnany Booklet' available for download in the sidebar to the right.

If you would like more information you can contact our Asthma Adviceline on 1800 44 54 64. Our asthma specialist nurses are available throughout the week to answer your questions and give expert advice.