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Preeclampsia Foundation CEO kicks off “Re-Connect Tour”  road trip to 17 states
May 31, 2022
Preeclampsia Foundation CEO kicks off “Re-Connect Tour” road trip to 17 states

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Preeclampsia is a life-threatening hypertensive disorder affecting 300,000 pregnant women in the U.S. annually, often yielding serious complications for mother and baby as well as long-term effects. Eleni Z. Tsigas is devoti...

Any Pregnancy is at Risk for Preeclampsia. Make Sure You Know the Signs
May 02, 2022
Any Pregnancy is at Risk for Preeclampsia. Make Sure You Know the Signs

April 30, 2022 - Melbourne, FL – Preeclampsia, a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy, is a leading cause of premature birth and a major contributor to adverse maternal outcomes and maternal death. This May, the Preeclampsia Foundation, a US-ba...

Could exercise decrease risk for developing a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy?
March 30, 2022
Could exercise decrease risk for developing a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy?

Effects of Supervised Exercise on the Development of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Exercise is recommended to support a healthy pregnancy when determined safe by a patient’s healthcare provider Rese...

Cause-and-effect relationship between COVID-19 infection during pregnancy and developing preeclampsia
March 30, 2022
Cause-and-effect relationship between COVID-19 infection during pregnancy and developing preeclampsia

SARS-CoV-2 and the subsequent development of preeclampsia and preterm birth: evidence of a dose-response relationship supporting causality  Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, there were reports of worse COVID-19 disease in pregnant persons compare...

History of preeclampsia is linked to poorer, smaller blood vessel health in later life
March 30, 2022
History of preeclampsia is linked to poorer, smaller blood vessel health in later life

Microvascular Outcomes in Women With a History of Hypertension in Pregnancy Having had preeclampsia increases a person’s risk for cardiovascular disease in later life. However, how preeclampsia and cardiovascular disease become linked is not y...

What other risk factors increase your likelihood of having preeclampsia again?
March 30, 2022
What other risk factors increase your likelihood of having preeclampsia again?

The Preeclampsia Registry in Action: Patient-reported preconceptional characteristics in the prediction of recurrent preeclampsia Category: Risk Lay Summary: One clinical risk factors for developing preeclampsia in pregnancy is having had preeclamp...

Early Pregnancy Blood Pressure Patterns Identify Risk of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
March 30, 2022
Early Pregnancy Blood Pressure Patterns Identify Risk of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Blood pressure at the beginning of pregnancy linked to risk for preeclampsia, especially among Black, Asian, and Hispanic persons As pregnancy progresses, maternal blood pressure changes. In a pregnancy without high blood pressure, blood pressure is...

Preeclampsia Registry Research Helps to Understand the Patient Journey
March 17, 2022
Preeclampsia Registry Research Helps to Understand the Patient Journey

March 8, 2022 – Melbourne, FL – A study published in BMJ Open describes the Patient Journey as it relates to awareness, communication, and involvement with decision making during experiences with preeclampsia, a potentially life-threateni...

New Research Funded to Identify Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Cellular Differences in Affected Placentas
February 02, 2022
New Research Funded to Identify Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Cellular Differences in Affected Placentas

Orlando, FL – February 2, 2022 – The Preeclampsia Foundation announced today the recipients of its 2022 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 42nd Annual Pregnancy Meeting. Based on the recommendat...

Research Funding Available for Preeclampsia and Related Pregnancy Disorders
February 02, 2022
Research Funding Available for Preeclampsia and Related Pregnancy Disorders

Orlando, FL – February 2, 2022 – The Preeclampsia Foundation announced today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) 42nd Annual Meeting – The Pregnancy Meeting™ – that applications are now being accept...

MoMMA's Voices awarded new funding to further amplify BIPOC and other historically marginalized patient voices in maternal health
January 27, 2022
MoMMA's Voices awarded new funding to further amplify BIPOC and other historically marginalized patient voices in maternal health

The Preeclampsia Foundation announced today that Merck for Mothers has awarded new funding for its program, MoMMA’s Voices, a national coalition of patient advocacy organizations and individuals with "lived experience" – or those that...

New Year, Same Vital Mission
January 26, 2022
New Year, Same Vital Mission

Dear friends, As this new year starts and I step into the role of Chairperson of the Foundation’s Board of Directors, I realize that “business as normal” has completely changed in the face of the COVID pandemic. The past two years...

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