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Last Updated on January 23, 2020

 


PREECLAMPSIA
is a leading cause of
maternal mortality
and prematurity

Preeclampsia, once known as toxemia, includes eclampsia and HELLP syndrome

 

47th

U.S. ranks

worldwide and is the only industrialized nation with rising maternal mortality

112

Pregnancy risk

pregnancies (5% to 8%) are affected by preeclampsia

3x

African Americans

African American women are 3x more likely to die from preeclampsia

40%

Prematurity

of medically necessary preterm deliveries are due to preeclampsia

75%

Postpartum

of maternal deaths associated with preeclampsia occur after delivery

4x

Mental health

Women who experience preeclampsia are 4x more likely to develop PTSD

50x

Near-misses

For every pregnancy-related death, there are at least 50x more "near-misses"

76K

Deaths annually

maternal deaths and 500,000 infant deaths are attributed to preeclampsia worldwide

60%

Preventable

of maternal deaths due to preeclampsia are preventable

 

6000

Patient registry

Members strong, the Preeclampsia Registry unites the patient experience with clinical data, creating a significant resource for researchers to find ways to prevent, diagnose, treat, and cure preeclampsia.
Now we need to double it!

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230k

Research grants

Awarded annually through research grants including the Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grant and Vision Grant programs

Thanks to our donors, over $1MILLION in research has been funded!

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Voice, Experience, Lives

Who qualifies to enroll in the Preeclampsia Registry?

  • If you have experienced preeclampsia
  • If your family has experienced preeclampsia
  • If you have not had preeclampsia

Every one can play a role in preeclampsia research!

 

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