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Global Partners Focus Attention on the Importance of Blood Pressure  on World Preeclampsia Day
May 20, 2020
Global Partners Focus Attention on the Importance of Blood Pressure on World Preeclampsia Day

May 20, 2020 - Melbourne, FL - Nearly 76,000 mothers and 500,000 babies worldwide lose their lives to preeclampsia and related hypertensive disorders of pregnancy every year. To raise awareness about this life-threatening complication of pregnancy, s...

Preeclampsia Foundation Leads Effort to Mobilize Blood Pressure Cuffs to Enable Telehealth Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
May 19, 2020
Preeclampsia Foundation Leads Effort to Mobilize Blood Pressure Cuffs to Enable Telehealth Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

May 19, 2020 - Melbourne, FL - The Preeclampsia Foundation is responding to the needs of pregnant and postpartum women, during COVID-19, with the introduction of The Cuff Kit™.  With women’s obstetric care being monitored by tel...

Board Member Urges Policymakers to Join the Battle Against Preeclampsia
May 08, 2020
Board Member Urges Policymakers to Join the Battle Against Preeclampsia

In an opinion piece in The Hill (5/7), Rakhi Dimino, MD, a Houston-based obstetrician who serves on the Preeclampsia Foundation’s Board of Directors, writes that findings from two recent studies “add to a growing body of evidenc...

Preeclampsia Foundation Supports Emergency Funding for CDC's Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies Program
May 07, 2020
Preeclampsia Foundation Supports Emergency Funding for CDC's Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies Program

Preeclampsia Foundation signs bipartisan letter asking House leaders to include funding for a key Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) program that helps identify emerging threats to mothers and babies.  The 2016 Zika virus suppleme...

Preeclampsia Awareness Month: Blood Pressure Key to Healthy Pregnancy
May 01, 2020
Preeclampsia Awareness Month: Blood Pressure Key to Healthy Pregnancy

Preeclampsia Foundation launches #CheckKnowShare Campaign May 1, 2020 - Melbourne, FL - As preeclampsia remains a leading cause of maternal and infant mortality and morbidity, the Preeclampsia Foundation is urging pregnant and postpartum women to ch...

Safe Maternity Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic, What We’re Learning
April 28, 2020
Safe Maternity Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic, What We’re Learning

On April 16, a briefing for U.S. Congressional staff offered insights about how maternity care is being provided in the midst of the COVID pandemic. We joined a number of maternal health organizations as a sponsor of this virtual briefing. Presenters...

A Journey of Hope
April 28, 2020
A Journey of Hope

We were there when she lunged into the Atlantic Ocean having just completed a 3,000-mile cross country journey by bike.  One year from the start of that journey, there is a new chapter in Carlie and Dietrich Linde’s life. The Blacksburg, V...

All Pregnant Women Should Get Flu Vaccine
April 27, 2020
All Pregnant Women Should Get Flu Vaccine

Data shows the continued critical need for all pregnant women, regardless of trimester, to receive the influenza vaccination, according to an updated Committee Opinion released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (the College...

Top 10 Tips for Telehealth
April 27, 2020
Top 10 Tips for Telehealth

How to Handle Prenatal and Postpartum Appointments, From Home Your doctor or midwife has asked you to use telehealth for some of your check-ups. That means using your smart phone camera or just a regular phone to report on how you’re doing. He...

Nurses Matter - 10 Ways You Support Patients
March 31, 2020
Nurses Matter - 10 Ways You Support Patients

This article was originally written in 2013, but is still especially relevant today on National Nurses Day during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to all the many nurses and midwives in our community who do what is best for their patients! In 2013,...

Foundation Jumps Aboard Momnibus
March 11, 2020
Foundation Jumps Aboard Momnibus

Melbourne, FL – March 10, 2020 – The Preeclampsia Foundation has announced its support for the Black Maternal Health Caucus’s (BMHC) Momnibus, a set of nine individual bills critically important to solving our nation's maternal heal...

Research explores placenta's story of blood pressure in early pregnancy
February 25, 2020
Research explores placenta's story of blood pressure in early pregnancy

PREECLAMPSIA RISK Pre-conception blood pressure and evidence of placental malperfusion BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth Researchers are beginning to study if there is a link between the health of a mother’s placenta and her ris...

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