by expert on call (297 Posts), Fri May 23, 2003 02:23 pm
Since the symptoms occurred at 28 weeks, and if the reason for delivering the infant at 36 weeks were other symptoms and signs (such as high blood pressure and porteinuria) then there is a one in four chance you will have problems again but how mild or severe is not predictable. The fact it occurred in the first pregnancy means there is good chance it will not occur again, but you might want to see a high-risk obstetric specialist for preconception testing. The doctor, for instance, may wish to do some tests to rule out underlying conditions and depending on their outcome, give a more or less favorable prognosis.
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