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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...

Study examines the safety of aspirin for preeclampsia prevention; is baby affected?
February 01, 2020
Study examines the safety of aspirin for preeclampsia prevention; is baby affected?

REVIEW Review of the evidence for risks for taking aspirin in pregnancy for preeclampsia prevention JAMA Pediatrics The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is responsible for producing practice guidelines and educational...

New requirements for hospitals when caring for women with preeclampsia: August '19 Research Roundup
October 10, 2019
New requirements for hospitals when caring for women with preeclampsia: August '19 Research Roundup

PREECLAMPSIA POLICY Joint Commission releases new requirements for hospitals when caring for women with preeclampsia and severe hypertension The Joint Commission The Joint Commission is an organization that accredits and certifies...

What we know about preeclampsia: July '19 Research Roundup
August 21, 2019
What we know about preeclampsia: July '19 Research Roundup

PREECLAMPSIA BASICS State of the art review: What we know about preeclampsia BMJ This article is a review of the scientific literature to date about preeclampsia, written by some of the most world-renowned preeclampsia researchers....

5 Studies you Don't Want to Miss: June 2019
July 16, 2019
5 Studies you Don't Want to Miss: June 2019

RISK Uncovering patients at risk for preeclampsia by measuring blood pressure outside of the office Journal of Hypertension This research describes white-coat and masked hypertension in a group of high-risk, pregnant Spanish women that had the...

5 Studies You Don't Want to Miss
June 13, 2019
5 Studies You Don't Want to Miss

RISK Lack of "dip" in blood pressure in mid-pregnancy is linked to an increased risk for preeclampsia BioMed Central Pregnancy & Childbirth In an uncomplicated pregnancy, blood pressure is expected to decrease in the first half...