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Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary
August 25, 2020
Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Recognizing Progress, Renewing Commitment Foundation Celebrates 20 Years 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&r...

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...

Preeclampsia Research Doesn't Slow Down for 2020
July 30, 2020
Preeclampsia Research Doesn't Slow Down for 2020

Risk and Prevention Prospective Association Between Manganese in Early Pregnancy and the Risk of Preeclampsia Manganese, an essential dietary mineral, could play a key role in avoiding preeclampsia.  A first of its kind study found, in 1312 wo...

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...

Why doesn't aspirin work for some women?
June 16, 2020
Why doesn't aspirin work for some women?

Question: Low dose aspirin is prescribed in pregnancy to prevent preeclampsia. Some women, however, experience aspirin resistance, where aspirin treatment is ineffective. Why doesn’t aspirin work for some women?   A low dose of aspirin (...

A Statement of Solidarity
June 03, 2020
A Statement of Solidarity

To the Preeclampsia Foundation Community:   As an organization, we recognize the power of sharing your story to help inspire positive change.   The voice of every member of our community matters. Today, we stand in solidarity for the bl...

Global Partners Focus Attention on the Importance of Blood Pressure  on World Preeclampsia Day
May 20, 2020
Global Partners Focus Attention on the Importance of Blood Pressure on World Preeclampsia Day

May 20, 2020 - Melbourne, FL - Nearly 76,000 mothers and 500,000 babies worldwide lose their lives to preeclampsia and related hypertensive disorders of pregnancy every year. To raise awareness about this life-threatening complication of pregnancy, s...

Preeclampsia Foundation Leads Effort to Mobilize Blood Pressure Cuffs to Enable Telehealth Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
May 19, 2020
Preeclampsia Foundation Leads Effort to Mobilize Blood Pressure Cuffs to Enable Telehealth Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

May 19, 2020 - Melbourne, FL - The Preeclampsia Foundation is responding to the needs of pregnant and postpartum women, during COVID-19, with the introduction of The Cuff Kit™.  With women’s obstetric care being monitored by tel...

Board Member Urges Policymakers to Join the Battle Against Preeclampsia
May 08, 2020
Board Member Urges Policymakers to Join the Battle Against Preeclampsia

In an opinion piece in The Hill (5/7), Rakhi Dimino, MD, a Houston-based obstetrician who serves on the Preeclampsia Foundation’s Board of Directors, writes that findings from two recent studies “add to a growing body of evidenc...

Preeclampsia Foundation Supports Emergency Funding for CDC's Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies Program
May 07, 2020
Preeclampsia Foundation Supports Emergency Funding for CDC's Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies Program

Preeclampsia Foundation signs bipartisan letter asking House leaders to include funding for a key Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) program that helps identify emerging threats to mothers and babies.  The 2016 Zika virus suppleme...

Preeclampsia Awareness Month: Blood Pressure Key to Healthy Pregnancy
May 01, 2020
Preeclampsia Awareness Month: Blood Pressure Key to Healthy Pregnancy

Preeclampsia Foundation launches #CheckKnowShare Campaign May 1, 2020 - Melbourne, FL - As preeclampsia remains a leading cause of maternal and infant mortality and morbidity, the Preeclampsia Foundation is urging pregnant and postpartum women to ch...

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