WeMoms
24 May 2022

High blood pressure in late pregnancy

High blood pressure in late pregnancy, also known as pre-eclampsia, is high blood pressure in the arteries and affects 10% of pregnant women.

You live your pregnancy to the fullest, you don't feel anything, maybe from time to time a few headaches, visual disturbances, or ringing in the ears.

Then your obstetrician or midwife measures your blood pressure, which they confirm by taking a blood test: you have high blood pressure.

Don't worry, the main word on the prescription will be: rest!

Hospitalization will probably be necessary to monitor your health and that of your baby and to avoid complications.

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hayley
2 Nov 2022

i honestly don’t like my ob at all. but i’m just to scared to switch this late and it stresses me to think about 🤦🏻‍♀️. i’m pretty positive having high blood pressure during pregnancy is high risk and my doc just doesn’t take it serious like i’ve been in the er way to many times for it and everytime i go to my appointments my bp has been high and he acts like it’s no big deal and i’m not high risk

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