Jessica J Orchard

MPH, PhD, BEc/LLB (Hons), FESC, Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Agnes Ginges Centre for Molecular Cardiology, Centenary Institute, University of Sydney, NSW

Exercise after pregnancy

Exercise is a critical protective factor for most chronic medical conditions and is strongly recommended during pregnancy and the postpartum period.

Prevention of the spread of respiratory viruses such as SARS-CoV-2 can also prevent cardiovascular deaths

Recent data have shown that SARS-CoV-2 infection is a specific risk factor for a subsequent cardiovascular event, including death.