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Unexpecting: An Interview with Author & Loss Mom Rachel Lewis
October 20, 2021
Unexpecting: An Interview with Author & Loss Mom Rachel Lewis

Rachel Lewis is the founder of Brave Mamas, an online community offering support to the pregnancy and infant loss community. Rachel's understanding of pregnancy and infant loss is quite personal, and as she shares in the video and the article below,...

How to Show Up for a Preeclampsia Parent of Loss: A guide for loved ones
October 18, 2021
How to Show Up for a Preeclampsia Parent of Loss: A guide for loved ones

Key Points: Grief is not linear. Grieving parents and families may need different kinds of support depending on their circumstances at the time. Start by asking them what you can do. Ask both parents how they are doing. Listen to what they say (o...

6 Ways to Show Up for the Preeclampsia Mom in Your Life
October 18, 2021
6 Ways to Show Up for the Preeclampsia Mom in Your Life

I was never quite sure how to “show up” for a new mom prior to my own birth experience with my daughter Madison. I would do the norm of sending flowers or dropping by with a meal, but I didn’t fully grasp how impactful my words and...

2021 Preeclampsia Foundation Canada Vision Grant Research Grant Recipients Announced
October 18, 2021
2021 Preeclampsia Foundation Canada Vision Grant Research Grant Recipients Announced

Preeclampsia Foundation Canada have announced that Priyadarshini Pantham, PhD, and Anum Minhas, MD, MHS, are recipients of their 2021 Vision Grants. These highly competitive monetary awards recognize the best junior investigators with novel research...

Research Finds Patients Want Better Preeclampsia Prediction and Diagnostic Tools
October 06, 2021
Research Finds Patients Want Better Preeclampsia Prediction and Diagnostic Tools

A research study published this week in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth with data from the Preeclampsia Registry finds that preeclampsia patients support the need for better prediction, diagnostic, prevention, and treatment options for the deadly hypert...

The placenta and preeclampsia: Villain or victim?
September 28, 2021
The placenta and preeclampsia: Villain or victim?

The placenta and preeclampsia: Villain or victim? For many years, researchers have argued that preeclampsia is a clinical syndrome of the placenta resulting from an immune response to the foreign organ. The theory is that preeclampsia typically pres...

Preeclampsia Can Affect Mental Health of Children
September 28, 2021
Preeclampsia Can Affect Mental Health of Children

Maternal Hypertensive Pregnancy Disorders and Mental Disorders in Children Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, which includes chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia and eclampsia, are known risk factors for maternal mortality,...

US Preventative Services Task Force Affirms Recommendations on Aspirin Usage for Preeclampsia Prevention
September 28, 2021
US Preventative Services Task Force Affirms Recommendations on Aspirin Usage for Preeclampsia Prevention

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced today the confirmation of their recommendations on the usage of aspirin for the prevention of preeclampsia. The guidance from the USPSTF reaffirms the 2014 recommendations for usage of low-do...

COVID-19 During Pregnancy Increases Preeclampsia Risk
September 28, 2021
COVID-19 During Pregnancy Increases Preeclampsia Risk

Preeclampsia and COVID-19: results from the INTERCOVID prospective longitudinal study The INTERCOVID study was a large research study completed in October 2020 of over 2,000 pregnant women and their babies from 18 countries. The study enrolled both...

Could Weight Loss Prevent Preeclampsia?
September 28, 2021
Could Weight Loss Prevent Preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia Across Pregnancies and Associated Risk Factors: Findings from a High‐Risk US Birth Cohort Preeclampsia rates and poor outcomes are significantly more common in underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. Using a database from a group of...

Is a Preeclampsia Lab Test Ready to Inform Care?
September 28, 2021
Is a Preeclampsia Lab Test Ready to Inform Care?

Placental growth factor in assessment of women with suspected pre-eclampsia to reduce maternal morbidity: a stepped wedge cluster randomised control trial (PARROT Ireland) When healthcare providers decide when to deliver a baby because of preeclamps...

Preeclampsia Foundation grant recipient debuts research to combat preeclampsia
September 23, 2021
Preeclampsia Foundation grant recipient debuts research to combat preeclampsia

September 23, 2021 – Melbourne, FL –– A research study partially funded by the Preeclampsia Foundation’s Peter J. Pappas research grant has suggested that metformin, a medication currently approved to treat gestational diabete...

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