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07 Dec 2004

Re: High Blood Pressure and Pregnancy
Hi everyone,

What precautions should one take to prevent high blood pressure (I had a high blood pressure in my first pregnancy and my baby didn't survived)
I've just discover today that Im pregnant, did the test today im over the moon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank u so much to all the ladies that prayed for me and encouragements u've given me may God bless u all

Luv Pauka
Answer 383 views

01 Jan 0001

You should book early. In some instances, low dose aspirin can be used to prevent high blood pressure. There is nothing you can do to prevent it.

Maryna, your blood pressure is normal. More than 140/90 is high.

Best wishes
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