Having 5 or more pregnancies may affect heart health

November 20, 2014 3:15 PM

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Having 5 or more pregnancies may affect heart health

Having five or more children could increase women's risk of developing heart disease, a new study in Hispanic and Latina women finds.

Researchers studied 855 women of several Hispanic backgrounds ages 45 years and older in Chicago, Miami, San Diego and New York, and found that women who had five or more children were three times more likely to have a heart problem that could result in heart failure compared with women who had neve...

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