Peripartum cardiomyopathy

What is Peripartum cardiomyopathy?

This is a condition that could lead to endangering of the life of the mother or child or both during childbirth or shortly afterward. The exact cause is not known but is known to be related to maternal hypertension, diabetes , placenta previa, threatened abortion with blood loss, obstructed labor, large baby, cord prolapse and delayed labor etc.

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i am 29 years lady.first baby last 1 year i sufferd pericardium myopathy now my LV 60%.MY PREGANCY time lv docter say second child no...

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy can occur due to increased demands in pregnancy of a weak heart. Not to worry. You seem to...

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My echocardiogram read moderate hypokinesis. LV normal size EF 35% mitral valve abnormal mobility, thickened leaflets. What does this mean? What...

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I carefully reviewed you cardiac...

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I am a peripartum cardiomyopathy survivor one year out.. I am 3 weeks pregnant I need to terminate are the abortion pills safe for someone with my...

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Medical method safe

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I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Abortion pills are safe...

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