Yes. Women who get it later (a third pregnancy is always a somewhat older mom than a first) more than once usually fall into a higher risk of getting it again. The risk factor still falls between 20-40%. It is good to get a preconception consult with a perinatologist -- www.nasshp.com or www.smfm.org -- but many women have successful pregnancies after experiencing preeclampsia -- as long as they know the risks and have good prenatal care.
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