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What causes shortness of breath during pregnancy?

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Shortness of breath can happen because of increased upward pressure from the uterus and changes in physiologic lung function.

SOURCE:  The American Pregnancy Association.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 8, 2019

SOURCE:  The American Pregnancy Association.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 8, 2019

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