Pregnancy and Your Heart Health Fact Sheet

The Heart Truth for Women: Pregnancy and Your Heart Health. A young African American/Black pregnant woman in exercise clothes places her hands on her belly while smiling.

This fact sheet from The Heart Truth® provides information on the risks of high blood pressure before, during, and after pregnancy. It covers preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, risk factors, tips for controlling and checking blood pressure, and living a heart-healthy lifestyle. 

Print Length:
4 pages
Publication Date:
General Public & Patients, Health Professionals
Population Group:
African Americans, American Indians & Alaska Natives, Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders, Hispanics/Latinos, Women
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