WHEN SHOULD I SUSPECT THAT I HAVE A HEART PROBLEM IN PREGNANCY? & WILL MY HEART DISEASE OCCUR IN MY BABY?

  • If there is a family history of sudden death
  • If you have more shortness of breath than usual
  • If you wake up frequently with shortness of breath
  • If there is chest pain caused by exertion and emotional stress
  • Having a persistent cough or wheezing
  • Change in sputum color
  • If you have trouble maintaining a conversation
  • If there is an increase in fatigue-weakness
  • Progressive abdominal pain or abdominal swelling
  • Increased swelling in the legs or ankles
  • If you have loss of appetite, feeling of nausea
  • If you have an increased heart rate or palpitations
  • If fainting occurs during exercise

If your doctor says you hear an unusual murmur during your routine heart exam, they will refer you to a cardiologist for a heart exam.

WILL MY HEART DISEASE OCCUR IN MY BABY ALSO?

● Since some heart diseases may also have genetic inheritance, you should consult your doctor about the possibility of the same disease being seen in the baby.

● In some special cases, you may be asked to receive genetic counseling.

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