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Last Updated on October 13, 2022



How can we improve our support to empower dads? Reflections from the Road
August 11, 2022
How can we improve our support to empower dads? Reflections from the Road

CEO Eleni Z. Tsigas reflects on preeclampsia's impact on dads and how we can improve our support to empower them as partners in mom's health.

Not Just Physical: the Psychological Burden of Preeclampsia and HELLP Syndrome
August 09, 2022
Not Just Physical: the Psychological Burden of Preeclampsia and HELLP Syndrome

Women who have endured traumatic pregnancies such as severe preeclampsia, eclampsia and HELLP syndrome have a higher incidence of PTSD and PPMD than women without these complications.

Balancing Hope & Concerns: Reflections from the Road
July 05, 2022
Balancing Hope & Concerns: Reflections from the Road

CEO Eleni Tsigas shares the first half of her ReConnect preeclampsia roadtrip, while asking the question: is innovation enough?

Hospital Guidelines and the Preeclampsia Patients’ Bill of Rights
January 14, 2022
Hospital Guidelines and the Preeclampsia Patients’ Bill of Rights

Hospitals are now expected[1] to follow a standard set of protocols, or practices, to ensure consistent, safe healthcare for every woman, every pregnancy, every situation. These standardized practices are outlined in the Severe Hypertension in Pregna...

After Preeclampsia: Another Pregnancy or Not?
November 18, 2021
After Preeclampsia: Another Pregnancy or Not?

Research suggests the risk of having preeclampsia again is approximately 20%, however experts cite a range from 5% to 80% depending on when you had it in a prior pregnancy, how severe it was, and additional risk factors you may have.

Unexpecting: An Interview with Author & Loss Mom Rachel Lewis
October 20, 2021
Unexpecting: An Interview with Author & Loss Mom Rachel Lewis

An interview with Rachel Lewis, founder of Brave Mamas and author of Unexpecting: Real Talk on Pregnancy Loss about her new resource for parents of loss.

How to Show Up for a Preeclampsia Parent of Loss: A guide for loved ones
October 18, 2021
How to Show Up for a Preeclampsia Parent of Loss: A guide for loved ones

Pregnancy may end with the loss of a baby - here's how to support the parents of loss in your life.

6 Ways to Show Up for the Preeclampsia Mom in Your Life
October 18, 2021
6 Ways to Show Up for the Preeclampsia Mom in Your Life

Here are six tips for how to show up and support a mom who just went through preeclampsia, eclampsia, or HELLP syndrome during her pregnancy.

Premature Birth Creates Emotional Challenges
September 01, 2021
Premature Birth Creates Emotional Challenges

Premature birth because of preeclampsia can be difficult for new parents, especially when mom is physically and emotionally recovering too.

Where have your shoes taken you?
August 24, 2021
Where have your shoes taken you?

Preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome are journeys that no patient ever expects to take. Our Promise Walk tagline is "Making Strides, Delivering Hope" because we know that each patient's journey can help make strides toward a better future. It’s amazing th...

Giving Every Month - a chat with survivor Traci Hanegan
July 27, 2021
Giving Every Month - a chat with survivor Traci Hanegan

Preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome survivor Traci Hanegan has been donating to the Preeclampsia Foundation in a unique way since 2013 - as one of our “Giving Every Month” (GEM) members. As one of our longest running GEMs, we asked her: “What would you t...

National Racial Disparity Task Force Tackles Preeclampsia
August 21, 2020
National Racial Disparity Task Force Tackles Preeclampsia

The Preeclampsia Foundation has launched a racial disparities task force to create recommendations to address these issues as they relate to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP).

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