Does risk for heart disease start before birth?

American Heart Association, Newsroom, February 13, 2023

Sadiya S. Khan, MD, MSc
Sadiya S. Khan, M.D., M.Sc., FAHA

A new American Heart Association scientific statement summarizes the intergenerational impact of prepregnancy heart health

DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2023 — Preventing heart disease starts much earlier than you may realize, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in a Go Red For Women spotlight issue of the Association’s flagship, peer-reviewed journal Circulation.

Optimizing Prepregnancy Cardiovascular Health to Improve Outcomes in Pregnant and Postpartum Individuals and Offspring: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
Sadiya S. Khan et al.
Originally published13 Feb 2023 | |Circulation. 2023;147:e76–e91