Heart Disease & Pregnancy: Are You At Risk?
It's more important than ever for women to stay healthy during pregnancy. In fact, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of all death among pregnant women. This can affect a woman at any age. Knowing your risk of having a heart attack or stroke while you're pregnant could actually save your life. Medical expert and American Heart Association volunteer Dr. Laxmi Mehta and postpartum stroke survivor Leah Riegert talk about those most at risk and tips for keeping a heathy heart.