Number of mums-to-be hit with high-blood pressure issues?
ANSWER: B. That’s how many pregnant women develop conditions such as pre-eclampsia each year in Oz.
Past thinking: these issues resolve postdelivery. Now?
New research reveals this isn’t a cert, with affected mums-to-be four times more likely to have high BP in future. The why is still unknown, but if you had ticker issues in pregnancy, chat to your doc to ensure your history is part of all future consults.