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What is Pre-Eclampsia?

Pre-eclampsia is one of the more common and potentially dangerous pregnancy complications, that is typically characterized by a persistently elevated maternal blood pressure greater than of 140/90.  Pre-eclampsia usually begins no earlier than 20 weeks of pregnancy. It is known to be more common in women experiencing their first pregnancy or in women with chronic hypertension, twins, kidney disease or in women with a prior history of pre-eclampsia, but may occur in any pregnancy.

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Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

Eating well is one of the best ways to keep your body strong and healthy. When your pregnant, your body’s (and baby’s) need for nutrients is greatly increased, often increasing your food intake as well.

Staying Active During Pregnancy

There are many reasons for staying active during your pregnancy, including reduced weight gain, increased energy levels, and in some cases, easier labor and delivery.