Preeclampsia is one of the scariest complications of pregnancy, and is usually diagnosed in the third trimester. But a new test may help women identify their risk of preeclampsia as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Preeclampsia (PE) is a disorder of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure and a
What I learned in my pregnancy is that reacting to every pregnancy symptom with alarm is unnecessary. It will only make you tense. You have to let many small pains and aches go, considering them the part of the pregnancy process. But sometimes, when your intuition tells you that something
Preeclampsia is a condition in pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure that can be dangerous for an expecting mother and her baby as well. This condition affects about 10 percent of all pregnant women worldwide, and 18 percent of maternal deaths each year in the US are due to preeclampsia.