Abnormal sleep respiratory problem during pregnancy and preeclampsia
There are many anatomical and physiological changes in pregnancy that make more risk to abnormal sleep respiratory problems. Incidence of snoring during pregnancy increases but incidence of obstructive sleep apnea is not known. Hypertension in pregnancy and preeclampsia may be correlated to obstructive sleep apnea. Nasal continuous positive airway pressure is used as standard treatment and safe. It is important to ask the pregnant woman about snoring and sleep problem. After that, more investigations help us to diagnose, correct incidence of problems and improve pregnancy outcome.