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logging blood pressure readings at home?

Postby expert@preeclampsia.org » Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:54 am

by expert@preeclampsia.org (322 Posts), Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:54 am

Do you recommend pregnant women take their blood pressure at home? If so, how often?
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Re : logging blood pressure readings at home?

Postby expert@preeclampsia.org » Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:55 am

by expert@preeclampsia.org (322 Posts), Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:55 am

I strongly recommend this (as long as I am sure they know how and cuff is judged as OK.) They should take BP twice a day at the same time early and late. Many BPs are better than one and most time BPs at home are lower not higher than at office and likely more representative of what their BP is most the time.
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