Heart Disease and Pregnancy

Dr. Lauren Frost, Cardiologist with Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, explains women are supposed to conceive when they’re younger, because their hearts are healthier and it is assumed to be fine to carry a baby.
Women’s body responds with increase in heart rate for painful stimulus during labor, the doctor explains. If someone has valve disease or is born with congenital heart disease, she has a tough time and doctors elect to do a C-section. **************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
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