Preeclampsia - Health Tools
An interactive health tool about monitoring your blood pressure at home.
Preeclampsia - Symptoms
If you have developed high blood pressure, you will probably not have any symptoms. It usually requires a blood pressure check with a blood pressure cuff and stethoscope to detect elevated blood pressure.
Eclampsia (Seizures) and Preeclampsia - Topic Overview
Eclampsia is pregnancy-related seizure activity that is caused by severe preeclampsia. Less than 1% of women who have preeclampsia experience seizures. 1 Eclampsia is life-threatening for both a mother and her fetus. During a seizure,the oxygen supply to the fetus is drastically reduced. Sudden seizures can occur before,during,or (rarely) up to 6 weeks after delivery (postpartum). ...
Preeclampsia: Expectant Management - Topic Overview
Expectant management,or observation,is sometimes used to manage complications of a high-risk pregnancy. Depending on the severity of your preeclampsia,you may need expectant management at home or in the hospital. Expectant management at home requires reduced activity and careful checking and daily recording of: Fetal activity. Blood pressure reading. Urine protein measurement. Weight. ...
Preeclampsia - Treatment Overview
If your blood pressure begins to rise during pregnancy, you will need close monitoring until after your baby is born
Preeclampsia - Surgery
There is no surgical treatment for high blood pressure during pregnancy or for preeclampsia.
Nifedipine for High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
Drug details for Nifedipine for high blood pressure during pregnancy.
Preeclampsia - Exams and Tests
High blood pressure (hypertension) and preeclampsia are typically detected during regular prenatal checkups.
Preeclampsia - Topic Overview
Information on preeclampsia and high blood pressure during pregnancy.
Preeclampsia - Home Treatment
Learn about home treatment of preeclampsia and high blood pressure (hypertension) during pregnancy.