Request an NT-ProBNP blood Test
[Early diagnosis for PPCM, Preeclampsia, Caner & more!]
(PPCM) Peripartum Cardiomyopathy is a pregnancy-induced heart failure that weakens the heart muscle & begins during the final month of pregnancy & can likey continue through 6 months after delivery & beyond.
KNOW YOUR HEART'S EF%
PPCM Fund Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded by PPCM survivors are dedicated to saving unsuspecting mothers and their families from Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. We spread awareness in order to save lives! PPCM is a *preventable pregnancy induced heart failure; a relatively unknown yet deadly heart disease surrounding new mothers. We are on a mission to implement systems, spread awareness globally, further research & aid in the prevention of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. Most have not heard of PPCM, including the majority birthing & medical professionals we've encountered, unfortunately.
A key part of our mission is to raise the standards for screening, standard tests, & lab-work;
with implementation both during and after pregnancy.
The NT- Pro BNP test is a pregnancy blood test screening that can hopefully catch a pregnancy-related heart failure condition called Peripartum Cardiomyopathy early enough and help decrease the maternal mortality - morbidity rate.
This test can save moms which in turn save families.
"The B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) test is a blood test that measures levels of a protein called BPN that is made by your heart and blood vessels. BNP levels are higher than normal when you have heart failure."
[ "Hundreds of women die each year from pregnancy issues; Most of the deaths could be prevented" ]
~ The Washington Post ~
[ "PPCM Fund has really affected my life in a good way and helped me through some tough times" ]
~ Kelsi Crews, PPCM survivor ~
We strive to provide substantial support
to the families that have been adversely
affected by PPCM, in their time of need.
Request a NT-ProBNP blood Test
Get an Early Diagnosis for PPCM, Cancer & MORE!
- Know your heart EF%
- Know your numbers.
*The Pro B-Type natriuretic peptide (NT-pro BNP) test, especially combined with a chest X-ray
& EKG/Echocardiogram can provide early diagnosis, before and after delivery.
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