Heart Health During Pregnancy
Posted on 2/2/2014
Even a healthy pregnancy can stress a woman’s heart and circulatory system, as your blood volume increases by 30 to 50 percent to nourish your growing baby. For women who already have high blood pressure or other heart conditions, you’ll need to partner with your physician to manage your health and that of your unborn child. To get a better understanding of how pregnancy can impact your heart health, we welcome Dr. Federico Mariona to Champions of Care. He is an Oakwood-affiliated maternal and fetal medicine specialist with offices in Dearborn.