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Asthma in Pregnancy (cont.)

Your Asthma Action Plan

In pregnancy, just as before you were pregnant, you need an action plan for your asthma. Let your health-care provider know as soon as you know you are pregnant. Together, the two of you should review your current action plan and make changes if necessary. You may find that your symptoms have changed or that your sensitivity to certain triggers is different. Be sure to tell him or her all the medications you are taking, not just your asthma medications.

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