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PPCM BUMPER STICKERS by Jeanee Andrewartha

Bumper Stickers promoting PPCM Awareness You can order a bumper sticker to help raise awareness of pregnancy induced heart failure. Click on the image...

PPCM T-SHIRTS by Jeanee Andrewartha

PPCM T-shirts and Hoodies PPCM Awareness T-shirts and hoodies are available online for order in assorted styles including organ...

Physical Complications in Pregnancy Study by Jeanee Andrewartha

The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative and Stanford University is conducting a study on women's experiences with severe physical complications in pregnancy. Recruitm...

Vitamin D and Peripartum Cardiomyopathy by Jeanee Andrewartha

We all know that pregnancy uses up a woman's stores of minerals. The old saying, "a tooth for every baby" says how much a growing fetus can take from a mother. Iron stores, calc...

Pregnancy and Postpartum Cardiomyopathy by Jeanee Andrewartha

Most women who develop PPCM are...

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Lessons from Africa by Jeanee Andrewartha

Mayo Clinic cardiologists Bernard Gersh, M.B., Ch.B., D.Phil., and Lori Blauwet, M.D., discuss peripartum cardiomyopathy and Dr. Blauwet's research into its prevalence among Afr...

Postpartum Cardiomyopathy Incidence and Death Rate by Jeanee Andrewartha

Latest study on postpartum cardiomyopathy in North Carolina, estimates the incidence to be 1 case for every 2,772 live births with a 7-year case-fatality rate was 16.5% . This e...

Heart Failure in Pregnancy Increasing by Jeanee Andrewartha

Between 1998 and 2009, the rate of serious complications like heart attack, stroke, severe bleeding and kidney failure during or after childbirth roughly doubled among U.S. wome...

The Healthy Heart Program Dr Richard Fleming by Jeanee Andrewartha

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Heart Transplant Story by Jeanee Andrewartha

One of the most touching stories about how the gift of a heart that united two families. Taylor Storch, a thirteen year old girl who died in a skiing accident, donated her heart...

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