Dr. Sushmita Pamidi, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, QC

This presentation will provide an overview of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in pregnancy and the latest studies investigating the associations between maternal SDB in pregnancy and adverse maternal and child outcomes.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the prevalence of SDB across the trimesters of pregnancy and its associated risk factors;
  • Summarize the current literature investigating the relationship between SDB in pregnancy and associated maternal and fetal outcomes; and
  • Become aware of the studies investigating the treatment of SDB in pregnancy.

CanMEDs Roles addressed:
Leader, Medical Expert, Scholar