Preeclampsia - self-careToxemia - self-care; PIH - self-care; Pregnancy-induced hypertension - self-care
Preeclampsia is high blood pressure and protein in the urine after the 20th week of pregnancy. It can be mild or severe, but the only treatment is to deliver the baby.
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