Pregnancy-associated stroke risk is even higher in women with chronic hypertension, coagulopathies, and prothrombotic conditions.
Researchers examined the efficacy of aspirin in preventing preterm preeclampsia in women at risk.
Financial data for both mothers and children were examined through the first year of life.
Despite multiple measures and goals to reduce US maternal mortality rates, the latest data suggest the United States is far behind the rest of the world in maternal health care.
According to Journal of the American Heart Association, pregnant women with chronic hypertension using antihypertensive agents reduces the risk of hypertension without added risk to the fetus.
Women with preeclampsia should heed any neurological symptoms, which may be signs of a stroke.
Women at high risk for preeclampsia should take low-dose aspirin as a preventive therapy.
The relative risk for developing preeclampsia, determined using waist-to-hip ratio, was 3.317 vs 2.418 using BMI.
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