Background: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the most important and treatable form of sleep disordered breathing is common in significant proportion of general population, and also in pregnant women. Method: our study including 1000 population based study and was question wear based. During the periods of apnea there is fall in oxygen saturation because of collapse of upper airways. In pregnant females, this process I.e. exaggerated by hormonal influence. Result: There is significant literature demonstrating adverse effects of maternal and fetal outcome, and, treatment of OSA has demonstrated remarkable improvement in the maternal and fetal well being. Conclusion: So keeping public health in view, the article emphasizes basic concepts addressing this issue and management strategies for better maternal and fetal outcome.
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