Tag: preeclampsia

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 ...
Preeclampsia can lead to premature birth

Preeclampsia can lead to premature birth

Preeclampsia is a serious health problem for pregnant women around the world. It affects 2 to 8 percent of pregnancies worldwide and is the cause of 1 ...
Headache? Nausea? Could be more serious then you thought

Headache? Nausea? Could be more serious then you thought

We receive many questions from expectant moms who are experiencing symptoms such as headaches or swelling. They worry it might be something serious, l ...
How my baby and I survived preeclampsia

How my baby and I survived preeclampsia

For Preeclampsia Awareness Month, we are grateful to one mom for sharing her story with us. In my fight against preeclampsia, I advocated for mysel ...
Life-long effects of preeclampsia for mom and baby

Life-long effects of preeclampsia for mom and baby

Preeclampsia is serious; it affects 2 to 8 percent of pregnancies worldwide. And it’s the cause of 15% of premature births in the U.S. Preeclampsia ...
Getting healthy between pregnancies

Getting healthy between pregnancies

Are you getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day? Flowers, handmade cards, and breakfast in bed are all lovely gifts. But one of the most important thi ...
How preeclampsia affects your baby

How preeclampsia affects your baby

Last week we reviewed the signs and symptoms of preeclampsia. Today we’ll talk about how preeclampsia can affect your baby. If you have preeclampsi ...
Twitter chat on preeclampsia- how it affects you and your baby

Twitter chat on preeclampsia- how it affects you and your baby

Ever wonder why your provider takes your blood pressure and has you pee in a cup at every prenatal visit?  Ever heard of preeclampsia? It is a serious ...
Upcoming chats

Upcoming chats

Join us on Twitter for two exciting chats that we have coming up very soon. About 1 out of every 8 women have postpartum depression after delivery. ...

Could Aspirin help prevent preeclampsia in some women?

Could Aspirin help prevent preeclampsia in some women? That’s what a panel of experts from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is suggesting in th ...