by email@example.com (322 Posts), Fri Jun 15, 2012 01:19 pm
This may be resolved tomorrow at 37 weeks gestation when a diagnosis of mild gestational hypertension-preeclampsia is best served by delivery, not carrying the pregnancy further (ACOG recommendations from its Task Force on Hypertensive Complications of Pregnancy). This is one exception to waiting to 39 weeks to deliver in the absence of a valid indication, such as the one this patient appears to have.
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