What Every Woman Needs to Know About Pregnancy and Preeclampsia

The good news is that preeclampsia – a condition in which a pregnant woman develops high blood pressure and protein in the urine – is pretty rare. Only about 5% of all pregnancies become preeclamptic. The bad news is that the condition can be severe when left...

Risk Factors for Preeclampsia

While only 5% of all pregnant women experience preeclampsia, it’s a very serious diagnosis and puts you and you baby at high risk. Preeclampsia typically comes on after Week 20 of the pregnancy, and symptoms include: Extreme headaches Nausea/vomiting Severe swelling...