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How Much Do You Know About Preeclampsia?

Developing high blood pressure after the 20th week of pregnancy or right after pregnancy may signal a condition called preeclampsia. If not treated, this condition may threaten both parent and child. Fortunately, preeclampsia is easily found during routine prenatal care visits. Plus, close monitoring can help pregnant people who develop it stay healthy and deliver healthy babies. To learn the facts, take this quiz.

1. Developing high blood pressure during pregnancy always means you have preeclampsia.
2. A pregnant person’s age affects their risk for this condition.
3. One of the main treatments for preeclampsia is bed rest.
4. Preeclampsia can cause seizures in a pregnant person.
Online Medical Reviewer: Burd, Irina, MD, PhD
Online Medical Reviewer: Freeborn, Donna, PhD, CNM, FNP
Online Medical Reviewer: Trevino, Heather, RN
Date Last Reviewed: 9/1/2022
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