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Preeclampsia risk assessment : (11-14 weeks /19-25 weeks /30-38 weeks)

Preeclampsia risk assessment : (11-14 weeks /19-25 weeks /30-38 weeks)
Price : £185
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Preeclampsia Risk Assessment

Preeclampsia is a serious condition that can occur during pregnancy and is characterized by high blood pressure and damage to organs, often the liver and kidneys. It can be a dangerous condition for both the mother and the baby. Here are some factors that are considered in the risk assessment for preeclampsia:

  1. Previous History of Preeclampsia:
    • Women who have had preeclampsia in a previous pregnancy are at an increased risk of developing it in subsequent pregnancies.
  2. First Pregnancy:
    • First-time mothers have a higher risk of developing preeclampsia compared to women who have had previous pregnancies.
  3. Family History:
    • A family history of preeclampsia, especially in a mother or sister, can increase the risk.
  4. High Blood Pressure:
    • Pre-existing hypertension or high blood pressure before pregnancy increases the risk of developing preeclampsia.
  5. Medical Conditions:
    • Certain medical conditions, such as diabetes, kidney disease, autoimmune disorders, and clotting disorders, can increase the risk.
  6. Age:
    • Women under 20 and over 40 are at a higher risk of developing preeclampsia.
  7. Multiple Pregnancy:
    • Women carrying twins, triplets, or more are at a higher risk due to the increased demands on the placenta.
  8. Body Mass Index (BMI):
    • Obesity, particularly with a BMI over 30, is associated with an increased risk of preeclampsia.
  9. Interval Between Pregnancies:
    • Short intervals between pregnancies (less than 18 months) may increase the risk.
  10. Assisted Reproductive Technologies:
    • Women who have conceived with the help of fertility treatments have a slightly higher risk.
  11. Placental Conditions:
    • Conditions that affect the placenta, such as placental abruption, placenta previa, or insufficient blood flow to the placenta, can increase the risk.
  12. Certain Ethnic Backgrounds:
    • Some ethnic groups, such as African-American women, may have a higher risk.
  13. History of Blood Clots:
    • Women with a history of blood clotting disorders or a personal history of blood clots may be at an increased risk.
  14. Smoking and Substance Abuse:
    • Smoking and substance abuse can increase the risk of preeclampsia.
  15. Socioeconomic Factors:
    • Lower socioeconomic status may be associated with an increased risk.

It’s important to note that while these factors can increase the likelihood of developing preeclampsia, it can still occur in women with no known risk factors. Regular prenatal care and monitoring by a healthcare provider are crucial in identifying and managing preeclampsia.

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