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*Judy* May 9th, 2008 10:38 AM

When did it start for you if you had it. I am 21 weeks and the past 2 days I feel like I am not getting enough air. I am not sure if it is due to the swelling of my nasal passages (which I read is a symptom of pregnancy), or if it's cause the baby is growing...Or maybe I am just crazy...Any one have any input on it?

Mum2three May 9th, 2008 11:04 AM

ive had the same thing over the last few months. and i find its not getting any better. LOL..
its normal tho. i cant even walk up the stairs with out running out of breath. so i just take my time going up and down the stairs. theres really nothing you can do. i keep the saline drops going. and it kinda helps..lol..

kalis May 9th, 2008 11:07 AM

i have felt that way for about a month now too. so it started at about 21 or 22 weeks for me. before that i was having asthma problems, but this has been a different type of not being able to breathe. i can't believe how winded i get sometimes just walking out to the shop & back!

hopenot4gotten May 9th, 2008 05:08 PM

At 19 weeks I got sick and my breathing got worse...I too, felt that I wasn't getting enough oxygen. I ended up with bronchial induced asthma or something like that....with no prior history of asthma???

But being breathless is common is pregnancy too! Hang in there!

Stacey

dee68 May 9th, 2008 08:59 PM

Judy,

I am really getting bad now....I huff and Puff big time !!
I think it started for me around 22-23 weeks??? everything is just getting pushed up making it difficult to breathe.
I also use saline spray for my nose that gets stuffy too at times. "Nasal Comfort" is awesome ! and I HATE nose spray !


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