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Common Misconceptions About PPCM
- You cannot go on to have more children
You can most definitely go on to have more children, it will be a high risk pregnancy with up to a 25% chance of relapse. It can be caught early and damage can be minimized. Always consult your cardiologist to see if you meet the guidelines for the safest pregnancy possible.
- You will need a heart transplant
Very few women who require heart transplants, only 4%.
- You will never recover
Nearly 50% of women recover from PPCM, 25% never fully recover, but make leaps of improvement and maintain a happy lifestyle, 25% of women never regain heart function.