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Preeclampsia Foundation CEO Tsigas Receives Prestigious Chesley Research Award
September 15, 2021
Preeclampsia Foundation CEO Tsigas Receives Prestigious Chesley Research Award

The International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (www.isshp.org) announced today that Eleni Z. Tsigas, CEO of the Preeclampsia Foundation, is the recipient of their 2021 Leon Chesley Award. The prestigious Chesley Award is given...

Premature Birth Creates Emotional Challenges
September 01, 2021
Premature Birth Creates Emotional Challenges

During the fall each year, many conversations happen around premature birth and the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) experience, as September is NICU Awareness Month and November is Prematurity Awareness Month. In the United States, about 380,000...

Major Medical Journal Releases Special Preeclampsia/Eclampsia Edition
August 31, 2021
Major Medical Journal Releases Special Preeclampsia/Eclampsia Edition

August 31, 2021 – Melbourne, FL –– The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, commonly known as the Gray Journal, released a special edition dedicated solely to preeclampsia and eclampsia. As the oldest journal in the obst...

Where have your shoes taken you?
August 24, 2021
Where have your shoes taken you?

Preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome are journeys that no patient ever expects to take. Our Promise Walk tagline is "Making Strides, Delivering Hope" because we know that each patient's journey can help make strides toward a better future. It’s amaz...

Dallas news anchor and HELLP survivor to chair virtual Promise Walk for Preeclampsia
August 18, 2021
Dallas news anchor and HELLP survivor to chair virtual Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

Lauren Przybyl, Good Day Fox 4 Dallas/Fort Worth anchor, is joining the Preeclampsia Foundation as the honorary chair of the virtual Promise Walk for Preeclampsia Wherever event happening Saturday, August 28, 2021, to raise awareness of life-threaten...

Giving Every Month - a chat with survivor Traci Hanegan
July 27, 2021
Giving Every Month - a chat with survivor Traci Hanegan

Preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome survivor Traci Hanegan has been donating to the Preeclampsia Foundation in a unique way since 2013 - as one of our “Giving Every Month” (GEM) members. This month, our Communications team sat down with her...

COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Risk for Preeclampsia
June 29, 2021
COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Risk for Preeclampsia

Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Among Pregnant Women With and Without COVID-19 Infection: The INTERCOVID Multinational Cohort Study As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to linger, more data are becoming available about what possible link...

How does pre-pregnancy body mass and time between pregnancies affect preeclampsia risk?
June 29, 2021
How does pre-pregnancy body mass and time between pregnancies affect preeclampsia risk?

The additive effect of interpregnancy interval and maternal body mass index on pregnancy- induced hypertension in the U.S. Both pre-pregnancy body mass index (‘BMI’, a calculation using height and weight) and time between pregnancies (&l...

Does severity of pre-existing chronic hypertension affect preeclampsia severity?
June 29, 2021
Does severity of pre-existing chronic hypertension affect preeclampsia severity?

Defining the risk profile of women with stage 1 hypertension: a "time to preeclamptic event" analysis The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recognize that pre-existing hypertension (having high blood pressure before pregnanc...

Can Dad's Heart Health Impact Your Preeclampsia Risk?
June 29, 2021
Can Dad's Heart Health Impact Your Preeclampsia Risk?

Association of Preconception Paternal Health and Adverse Maternal Outcomes among Healthy Mothers The vast majority of research studies working to identify risk factors and prediction models for preeclampsia are focused on the pregnant woman. But wha...

Using Blood Pressure Values to Decrease Postpartum Readmissions
June 29, 2021
Using Blood Pressure Values to Decrease Postpartum Readmissions

Evaluation of different blood pressure assessment strategies and cutoff values to predict postpartum hypertension-related readmissions: a retrospective cohort study  Postpartum hypertension (high blood pressure in the first 42 days after deliv...

Recognizing Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Its Clinical Usefulness
June 29, 2021
Recognizing Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Its Clinical Usefulness

Preeclampsia May Not Look the Same for Every Patient Our understanding of how preeclampsia develops and changes across pregnancy has grown, including the contributions of inflammation, oxidative stress, and blood vessel health. Yet, our ability to p...

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