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I'm 34 weeks pregnant with low risk, fairly normal pregnancy so far. Last night I had been injected with inj. betnesol 12 mg I read it on several sites that unnecessary steroid injection can cause serious problems in the baby in long term. How normal is it to be given betnesol for a low risk pregnancy? And is it harmful?

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Hi. Please do not worry. Betnesol is highly essential for baby s lung maturity, prevention from neonatal complications. This is had lot of research on safety and benefits so do take your second dose. Its followed as routine nowadays.
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