Office on Women's Health Blog
Dorothy Fink, M.D., Diana W. Bianchi, M.D.
HHS is committed to strengthening maternal health and ending health disparities through research efforts that address life-threatening pregnancy complications.
An increasing number of pregnant women in the United States have chronic health conditions — such as hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease — that may put them at higher risk of pregnancy complications.
In 2001, I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids. From that moment, infertility, a result of those fibroids, became a heartbreaking reality I fought to overcome.