High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy, Preeclampsia

PS- Published with kind permission from the patient. She was referred to us by our Colleague from Chandannagar, as she required delivery at NICU Set Up. Young lady had Hypertension (high Blood Pressure- BP) diagnosed before pregnancy (“Chronic Hypertension”) but she was not taking medicines properly. She did not visit the Gynaecologist before pregnancy. She visited the Gynaecologist at 16 week of pregnancy for the first time. The doctor did all the tests (blood, urine, Ultrasound) that are needed in a pregnant woman with high BP and started medicines to lower BP. The diagnosis of Preeclampsia (PE) was made. Initially […]