Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM)

PPCM is a rare but potentially life-threatening form of cardiac disease which occurs exclusively in and around pregnancy. This webinar discussed

  • Symptoms of PPCM
  • How to recognise when common pregnancy symptoms are no longer normal.
  • The impact of experiencing PPCM (a patient perspective)
  • Diagnosis and management of PPCM


  • Dr Matthew Cauldwell, Consultant Obstetrician and Maternal Medicine Specialist, St. George’s Hospital, London. Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College, London
  • Dr Dawn Adamson, Clinical Lead for ACHD and Obstetric Cardiology Services, University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Two service users will talk about their lived experiences.