World Preeclampsia Day: Recognizing That Delivery Is a Treatment, Not a Cure

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By: Rebecca Britt, Community Education and Engagement Manager, Preeclampsia Foundation

Any woman can develop preeclampsia after delivery, whether she experienced high blood pressure during pregnancy or not. Because the majority of deaths due to preeclampsia happen after the baby is born, it is critical that patients are advised to continue monitoring their health…read more

Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorders: A Critical Absence from the Cesarean Section Debate

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By: Eric Jauniaux, Professor in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine, EGA Institute for Women's Health, Faculty of Population Health Sciences, University College London; Johan Vos, Chief Executive, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)

A critical absence from the recent “cesarean section debate” has been the long-term health impact of excessively high c-section rates—including increased risk of miscarriage, unexplained stillbirth, placenta previa, placenta accreta and abruption in subsequent pregnancies…read more