Being postpartum comes with its own host of hormone complications, and when you throw in thyroid disease you end up with a double whammy. While you’re taking care of your baby, it’s also important to make sure you’re taking care of yourself — especially your thyroid disease.
Preeclampsia, dangerous high blood pressure in pregnancy or just after giving birth, is one of the leading causes of maternal death in the U.S.
Heart attack risk in U.S. women during pregnancy, birth, and the two-month postpartum period increased 25 percent from 2002 to 2014, say researchers at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine in New York City.
Caring for a newborn is no easy feat in any situation, but when you have RA, it can be downright daunting. Moms who have RA speak candidly — and tell you it is possible.