women’s health

High risk pregnancy leads to higher risk for heart disease

Women with any kind of complications during their pregnancy are eight times more likely to have heart health issues long after their child bearing years are over. The heart disease risk is pronounced for women who have pregnancy related diabetes or pregnancy related high blood pressure. But the risk is also there for women who

Is Marijuana use during pregnancy harmful to the growing fetus?

In states where Marijuana use is recreationally legal, use among pregnant woman has increased. There's even a Facebook group for pot smoking moms. It's called Pot Smoking Moms Who Cuss Sometimes. Scientists say there just is not enough evidence to be sure that smoking pot during pregnancy is safe and what studies there are indicate