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Pregnancy and Newborns   - Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy Complications

Blood Pressure Problems


  • Gestational Hypertension

    Gestational Hypertension What is gestational hypertension? Gestational hypertension is a form of high blood pressure in pregnancy. It occurs in about 5 to 8 percent of all pregnancies. Another type o...

  • Chronic Hypertension

    Chronic Hypertension What is chronic hypertension? Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the artery walls. Each time the heart beats, it is pumping blood into these arteries--resul...

  • HELLP Syndrome

    HELLP Syndrome What is HELLP syndrome? HELLP syndrome is a serious complication of severe gestational hypertension (high blood pressure problems of pregnancy). The actual incidence is not known, but ...