Tag: preeclampsia

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?

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?

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 ...
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 ...