Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Family Planning with Pulmonary Hypertension
If you’re a woman living with pulmonary hypertension and you’re thinking about starting a family, it’s important to have a conversation with your pulmonary hypertension specialist and your primary care physician. PH experts recommend that PH patients avoid becoming pregnant due to the dangerous risks it poses to both mother and child.
Learn more about why pregnancy poses a risk, what type of birth control you should consider, your options for having children, such as adoption, and more.