What is Preeclampsia?

What is Preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia is a disorder that is unique to pregnancy and affects about 5% of women, with symptoms that may include high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and swelling in the legs, arms and hands. Sarah Little, MD, a maternal fetal medicine specialist, discusses the care provided to pregnant women with preeclampsia and their babies by a collaborative team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Learn more about Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s care for high-risk pregnancies.


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