AHA: Big Weight Gain in 1st Pregnancy Could Boost Preeclampsia Risk

MONDAY, June 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Higher weight gain during pregnancy increases the risk of preeclampsia in women giving birth for the first time, new research shows. The study explored how weight affects preeclampsia, a serious pregnancy condition related to gestational high blood pressure. Ten million women around the world develop preeclampsia each…

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