Tag: preeclampsia

Pregnancy after a premature birth

Pregnancy after a premature birth

If you had a premature birth in the past, you may be worried about having a premature birth in another pregnancy. No one knows for sure what cause ...
Heart conditions and pregnancy

Heart conditions and pregnancy

It’s not surprising to hear that being healthy before pregnancy can help prevent pregnancy complications. But if you have a heart condition like heart ...
Preeclampsia can also happen after you’ve given birth

Preeclampsia can also happen after you’ve given birth

Preeclampsia is a blood pressure condition that only happens during pregnancy and during the postpartum period. Women who have preeclampsia develo ...
Signs and symptoms of preeclampsia

Signs and symptoms of preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a blood pressure condition that only occurs in pregnancy and during the postpartum period. Women who have preeclampsia develop hig ...
Screening for gestational diabetes

Screening for gestational diabetes

In the United States, 9 out of every 100 women (9 percent) has diabetes. Diabetes is a health condition marked by an increase in blood sugar, also cal ...
Can low dose aspirin reduce the risk of preeclampsia?

Can low dose aspirin reduce the risk of preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia, a kind of high blood pressure, is a serious health condition that can affect women after the 20th week of pregnancy or after giving ...
Common pregnancy concerns: when should you call your provider?

Common pregnancy concerns: when should you call your provider?

During pregnancy, it's common to worry about every ache, pain, and unfamiliar feeling. But do you always need to contact your health care provider? He ...
Why is prenatal care so important?

Why is prenatal care so important?

Getting early and regular prenatal care can help you have a healthy and full-term pregnancy. However, a recent report shows that the preterm birth rat ...
How does buying diapers support the March of Dimes?

How does buying diapers support the March of Dimes?

Today’s guest post is written by Natalie Diaz, preemie mom, bestselling author of “What To Do When You’re Having Two” and founder of Twiniversity. Rea ...
Preeclampsia:  Impact on mom and baby

Preeclampsia: Impact on mom and baby

May was Preeclampsia Awareness Month. We blogged about the signs, symptoms and causes of preeclampsia and how it may lead to premature birth. We also ...