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Top 10 Tips for Telehealth
November 17, 2020
Top 10 Tips for Telehealth

How to Handle Prenatal and Postpartum Appointments, From Home Your doctor or midwife has asked you to use telehealth for some of your check-ups. That means using your smart phone camera or just a regular phone to report on how you’re doing. He...

Prematurity Means Separation, Medical Complications, Sometimes Depression
November 09, 2020
Prematurity Means Separation, Medical Complications, Sometimes Depression

November is Prematurity Awareness Month - a month dedicated to the more than 500,000 babies born too early each year in the US, about one-fifth of them due to preeclampsia. For many of us, this month is a reminder of the hours spent at the...

Findings about Asthma, Stroke, and a Possible Therapy
November 09, 2020
Findings about Asthma, Stroke, and a Possible Therapy

Filtering the Factors A new therapy may be developed for very preterm preeclampsia patients, if the results of a small pilot study are confirmed in a larger trial. Researchers have been looking for a safe way to prolong pregnancy by at least the 48...

What is Superimposed Preeclampsia?
November 09, 2020
What is Superimposed Preeclampsia?

Superimposed preeclampsia is preeclampsia complicating hypertension of another cause, most commonly chronic or "essential" hypertension. However women with hypertension associated with diabetes, pre-existing autoimmune disorders like lupus erythemato...

Advocates Seek Progress on Preeclampsia Biomarker Development
September 25, 2020
Advocates Seek Progress on Preeclampsia Biomarker Development

September 25, 2020 – Melbourne, FL –– The Preeclampsia Foundation is urgently calling for the development of biomarker tests for simple, rapid, and accurate diagnosis and prediction of preeclampsia, a life-threatening hypertensive d...

Results of Clinical Trial for New Medication to Treat Preterm Preeclampsia; 5 Research Roundup Articles You Don't Want to Miss
September 24, 2020
Results of Clinical Trial for New Medication to Treat Preterm Preeclampsia; 5 Research Roundup Articles You Don't Want to Miss

TREATMENT Results of a trial to test a new medication for preterm preeclampsia: the PRESERVE-1 Trial AJOG Preterm preeclampsia is a rare form of preeclampsia that occurs at 23-30 weeks of pregnancy. Preterm preeclampsia can result in the...

Foundation Celebrates 20 Years
August 25, 2020
Foundation Celebrates 20 Years

Recognizing Progress, Renewing Commitment In 1999, the National Institutes of Health referred to preeclampsia as a “rare and orphaned” disease, not because it was rare, but because it was “orphaned” – with no advocacy g...

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

Racial disparities is a fact of maternal health. We know that it has a significant impact on health outcomes for Black moms and their babies. But it's not enough to simply talk about those disparities. The Preeclampsia Foundation has launched a racia...

Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent for Peter Joseph Pappas Grants
August 06, 2020
Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent for Peter Joseph Pappas Grants

August 6, 2020 – Melbourne, FL – The Preeclampsia Foundation is seeking Letters of Intent for the Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants funding program, designed to accelerate preeclampsia research.  The ultimate goal of this grant pro...

Will It Happen Again? New Risk Factors Come to Light; And 4 Other Must Read Research Studies
July 30, 2020
Will It Happen Again? New Risk Factors Come to Light; And 4 Other Must Read Research Studies

RISK Early and late onset preeclampsia and small for gestational age risk in subsequent pregnancies PLOS One Having had preeclampsia before is a risk factor for having preeclampsia in future pregnancies. Because preeclampsia and fetal growth r...

Hospital Guidelines and the Preeclampsia Patients’ Bill of Rights
July 17, 2020
Hospital Guidelines and the Preeclampsia Patients’ Bill of Rights

What’s a “bundle” and what should I expect from healthcare providers who are following these guidelines? Patient safety “bundles” – including Severe Hypertension During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period –...

Foundation Jumps Aboard Momnibus
July 13, 2020
Foundation Jumps Aboard Momnibus

The Preeclampsia Foundation announced its support for the Black Maternal Health Caucus’s (BMHC) Momnibus, a set of nine individual bills critically important to solving our nation's maternal health crisis. Co-led by Congresswomen Lauren Underwo...

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