What to expect during pregnancy if you have a heart condition

Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology February 01, 2017

Common tests during pregnancy include ultrasounds and blood sugar screenings. But heart tests – such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) – are…

2 reasons we’re seeing more high-risk pregnancies in D.C.

Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology March 28, 2017

We care for about 3,500 pregnant women every year. While that number has remained fairly steady over the past decade,…

The Lowdown on High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

Stephanie Jacobs, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute October 29, 2018

High blood pressure is a serious problem that continues to grow in our country. Among women of childbearing age, we…