More pregnant women diagnosed with heart problems in Singapore

Maternal heart disease complicates 1 to 2 per cent of pregnancies and is one of the most important causes of maternal death. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Housewife Nor Farahana Abdullah put her three-week-old baby girl to bed and headed to the kitchen to get a drink of water.

She had one sip. Her heart started thumping hard. It felt like there was a rock sitting on it.

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