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Trying to conceive, having sleep apnea. Discomfort using CPAP machine. Risk of brain damage to fetus?

I have mild sleep apnea (cpap pressure is set to 8), and my husband and I are trying to conceive. I struggle using the mask and often give up and sleep without it. If we do conceive, how important is it that I regularly use the cpap machine? If I were to not use it, would I be risking brain damage or other complications for our baby?
Asked On : Sun, 29 Jul 2012
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It is important to know your oxygen saturation when you are sleeping without the mask. If your requirement is low then it is possible that you might need it any more. I believe it must have been started long back. You can consult your physician again regarding the same. If you conceive, i don't think it should be a major issue.
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