Tag: heart disease

Heart conditions and pregnancy

Heart conditions and pregnancy

It’s not surprising to hear that being healthy before pregnancy can help prevent pregnancy complications. But if you have a heart condition like heart ...
Your heart health and pregnancy

Your heart health and pregnancy

If you have a condition related to your heart, such as high blood pressure or heart disease, you may be worried about how it could affect a pregnancy. ...
The life cycle of heart defects

The life cycle of heart defects

Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are heart conditions that are present when a baby is born. CHDs affect nearly 1 in 100 births every year in the United ...
Life-long effects of preeclampsia for mom and baby

Life-long effects of preeclampsia for mom and baby

Preeclampsia is serious; it affects 2 to 8 percent of pregnancies worldwide. And it’s the cause of 15% of premature births in the U.S. Preeclampsia ...