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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.