Conditions such as obesity and high blood pressure are increasing the chances of stroke during pregnancy.
More and more women are going into pregnancy with these risk factors. Therefore an increase of strokes while pregnant, or within 3 months after a pregnancy, has been noted. In fact, an increase of 54% was noted from the mid 1990s to 2007.
Plain and simple, during a stroke blood flow to the brain stops. Needless to say this is serious. Here are some symptoms to look for:
• Trouble Talking
• Loss of Coordination
• Abdominal Pain
This is just one more reason to get healthy. Don’t wait for pregnancy, get healthy now! Remember that the best way to take care of your children is to take care of their mommy!
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