Preeclampsia and Pregnancies: What You Need to KnowMay 8, 2014
Preeclampsia occurs in about 5 percent of pregnancies. There is no known cure for the disorder, which is characterized by high blood pressure and a protein in the urine and usually appears in middle to late pregnancy. Dr. Kirtly Jones shares information on who is at greater risk for preeclampsia and ways to prevent it. She also talks about the chances of preeclampsia becoming eclampsia.