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Learn How To Reduce Your Risks

Takes steps prior to and during pregnancy to decrease the risk for preeclampsia.

  • Control your high blood pressure and blood sugar.

  • Maintain a regular exercise routine and healthy weight.

  • Eat a Mediterranean diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, olive oil & fish. Avoid processed, fried, or fast foods; and limit sodium.

  • Get 7-8 hours of sleep.

  • Avoid alcohol & caffeine; instead drink 6-8 glasses of water per day.

  • Avoid smoking! You are more likely to have high blood pressure, damaged blood vessels, & preeclampsia if you smoke.

Ask your MD about taking a daily baby aspirin & multivitamin, and genetic testing to asses your risk.

Caring For Yourself Is Caring For Your Baby

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