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Eclampsia an acute and life-threatening complication of pregnancy, is characterized by the appearance of tonic-clonic seizures, usually in a patient who had developed preeclampsia. (Preeclampsia and eclampsia are collectively called Hypertensive disorder of pregnancy and toxemia of pregnancy.)
Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to higher risk of preterm birth and low birth weight

Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to higher risk of preterm birth and low birth weight

Repeat PlGF testing for pre-eclampsia not beneficial, research finds

Repeat PlGF testing for pre-eclampsia not beneficial, research finds

COVID-19 may increase risk of pregnancy complications through placental DNA changes

COVID-19 may increase risk of pregnancy complications through placental DNA changes

Study identifies clearer causal links between increased maternal weight and pregnancy complications

Study identifies clearer causal links between increased maternal weight and pregnancy complications

How does a plant-based diet affect pregnancy outcomes?

How does a plant-based diet affect pregnancy outcomes?

Maternal COVID-19 vaccination equally benefits preterm and full-term babies

Maternal COVID-19 vaccination equally benefits preterm and full-term babies

Lab-grown mini-placentas shed light on pre-eclampsia and pregnancy disorders

Lab-grown mini-placentas shed light on pre-eclampsia and pregnancy disorders

Is maternal stress associated with blood glucose levels during pregnancy among women attending a fertility center?

Is maternal stress associated with blood glucose levels during pregnancy among women attending a fertility center?

Elevated pregnancy blood pressure may leave lasting marks on the heart

Elevated pregnancy blood pressure may leave lasting marks on the heart

Maternal microbiome's pivotal role in shaping fetal and neonatal immune systems during pregnancy

Maternal microbiome's pivotal role in shaping fetal and neonatal immune systems during pregnancy

Self-monitoring shows promise in managing high blood pressure and pre-eclampsia in pregnancy

Self-monitoring shows promise in managing high blood pressure and pre-eclampsia in pregnancy

Study reveals subclinical cardiac changes in Hispanic women with history of hypertensive pregnancy disorders

Study reveals subclinical cardiac changes in Hispanic women with history of hypertensive pregnancy disorders

The association between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and subsequent risk of dementia

The association between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and subsequent risk of dementia

Hispanic/Latina women with history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy more likely to have heart abnormalities

Hispanic/Latina women with history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy more likely to have heart abnormalities

New triage system for pregnant women and new mothers improves patient outcomes

New triage system for pregnant women and new mothers improves patient outcomes

Maternal metabolic conditions linked to children's neurodevelopmental risks, study shows

Maternal metabolic conditions linked to children's neurodevelopmental risks, study shows

Using TNF inhibitors during pregnancy not associated with worse fetal or obstetric outcomes

Using TNF inhibitors during pregnancy not associated with worse fetal or obstetric outcomes

Does the timing of prenatal exposure to corticosteroids and β2-agonists impact a child's neurodevelopment by age 3?

Does the timing of prenatal exposure to corticosteroids and β2-agonists impact a child's neurodevelopment by age 3?

Early pregnancy obesity linked to heart risks and complicated births

Early pregnancy obesity linked to heart risks and complicated births

Genetics linked to placental growth and risk of preeclampsia

Genetics linked to placental growth and risk of preeclampsia