by expert on call (297 Posts), Mon Mar 03, 2003 06:41 pm
There is no way of knowing for sure. If a woman has preeclampsia with one pregnancy, particularly preterm preeclampsia, her risk is increased. If you have another baby, you will probably have preeclampsia. This does not mean you cannot have a baby. If you have preeclampsia at term or near term you can have a good outcome.
You should see a specialist in maternal fetal medicine. The closest would probably be in Denver. I am guessing that you are 3 or 4 hours away. It is probably worth having a consultation before you get pregnant. More information at:
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