When to Worry about Shortness of Breath in Pregnancy by Each Trimester

Shortness of breath is a common symptom during pregnancy due to hormonal changes, increased demand on the heart and lungs, and the growing size of the uterus. Shortness of breath usually affects about 60% to 70% of pregnant women. It is usually caused by the growing uterus pressing on the diaphragm, which makes it harder [...]