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I was diagnosed with ppcm shortly after delivering my first

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I was diagnosed with ppcm shortly after delivering my first child and that followed with a diagnosis of congestive heart failure. That was almost 8 years ago. I tried to get a tubaligation but was denied due to age (28) and only having a single child. I have recently discovered I am pregnant despite being told by local health department I was not 4 months ago. I haven't had my first appt with ob yet but I am scared and worried about what will happen to me. Please help
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 4 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

Can you please let me know what your current heart status is?

When was the last time you had your echocardiogram done and what was the ejection fraction?

What was the first day of your last menstrual period?

Please let me know.

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