New #podcast episode! We're kicking off a 4-part series on #preeclampsia for Preeclampsia Awareness Month. Tell us - did you have an experience with preeclampsia? Preeclampsia: What is it, and should you be scared? Preeclampsia affects more than 200,000 pregnancies every year, just in the US alone. Dr. David Berry, a maternal fetal medicine doctor, helps us kick off the first of a four-part series where we dive into the intricacies of this disease by sharing symptoms, signs and treatment options. 🎧 Listen wherever you get your podcasts, or πŸ“Ί watch the conversation on YouTube. In this episode, Dr. Berry and Kathryn chat about: ❓ What is preeclampsia and how is it diagnosed? ❓ Why do we see more women of color, particularly Black women, affected at a higher rate than others? ❓ What is HELLP syndrome? How difficult is it to accurately diagnose? What should women and their doctors be on the lookout for in the third trimester and after birth? ❓ If a woman suspects she has preeclampsia or is diagnosed with it, what should she be asking her doctor? What are the treatment options? ❓ What's your best advice to a woman diagnosed with preeclampsia?

Posted by Leigh Ann at Hand to Hold at 2023-05-03 15:30:17 UTC