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  • 1. Complications during pregnancy
  • 2.
    • Preeclampsia
    • Abruptio Placentae
  • 3. Preeclampsia
    • Preeclampsia is a disorder that occurs only in pregnant women.
    • Most commonly shows up after 37 weeks.
    • Causes blood vessels to constrict.
    • Can effect many organs and can cause life threatening problems.
  • 4. Who is at risk for Preeclampsia
    • Family history
    • Obesity Prior to pregnancy
    • Person carrying more than one baby
    • History of Diabetes, Kidney disease, Lupus, or Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • 5. Symptoms of Preeclamspsia
    • High blood pressure
    • High level of protein in the urine
    • Headaches
    • Sudden swelling in the hands, legs and feet.
    • Sudden changes in vision
  • 6. Treatments for Preeclampsia
    • Magnesium can be injected into the veins to prevent eclampsia related to seizures.
    • Hydralazine or another antihypertensive drug to manage severe elevations of blood pressure.
    • Monitoring fluid intake.
  • 7. Abruptio Placenta
    • Placenta is the tissue that joins a mother to her baby.
    • When the placenta breaks away from the uterus ahead of time.
    • All or only part of the placenta may break away from the uterus.
    • Can be dangerous for both the mom and baby.
    • Can be deadly from lack of food and oxygen.
  • 8. Signs of Abruptio Placentae
    • Vaginal Bleeding
    • Abdomen Pain
    • Back Pain
    • Early Contractions
  • 9. Causes of Abruptio Placenta
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Heart Disease
    • Arthritis
    • Drug Abuse
  • 10. How to Prevent Abruptio Placentae
    • Bed rest
    • No Heavy Lifting
    • Eat healthy
  • 11.  

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