Num­ber of mums-to-be hit with high-blood pres­sure is­sues?

Women's Health Australia - - DISCUSS -

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.

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