October 2017

Preeclampsia: Everything You Need to Know

Nearly every pregnant woman is concerned about preeclampsia, a serious disorder that is among the most common causes of death among infants and new mothers. Although it normally occurs beyond the 20th week of pregnancy, it sometimes strikes earlier – and in some cases, it can occur up to 6 weeks after delivery. Knowing who is most often affected, understanding the signs and symptoms of preeclampsia, and having tests conducted are among the first steps toward ensuring your safety and that of your little one.

Preeclampsia: Who is At Risk?