Pregnancy and Sleep Apnea

Article on Sleep and Pregnancy -- dated June 9, 2006

The following is from this 2006 article:
"If you have sleep apnea or another sleep disorder, make sure to tell your sleep doctor that you are pregnant. Treating sleep apnea is important for you and your baby. This will help you maintain normal oxygen levels as you sleep. Normal oxygen levels are important for the growing fetus.

Some women may develop sleep apnea during pregnancy. If you suspect that you may have sleep apnea, see a sleep doctor. Common signs of sleep apnea are loud snoring and pauses in breathing during sleep."