For Your Family: Preeclampsia

May 18, 2012 4:22:47 AM PDT
There's help for thousands of women affected by a dangerous condition during pregnancy, a life-threatening disorder for both mom and baby called preeclampsia.

The problem is sometimes the symptoms go unnoticed. Johanna Aiken and Dr. Judith Hibbard, a specialist, joined us Friday morning.

PREECLAMPIA SYMPTOMS
- HYPERTENSION/HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
- EDEMA (SWELLILNG)
- SUDDEN WEIGHT GAIN
- NAUSEA OR VOMITING
- ABDOMINAL/SHOULDER PAIN
- LOWER BACK PAIN
- HEADACHE
- CHANGES IN VISION

CHICAGO PROMISE WALK & 5K RUN FOR PREECLAMPSIA SUNDAY, MAY 20TH
BUSSE WOODS FOREST PRESERVE
HIGGINS AND ARLINGTON HEIGHTS
REGISTRATION OPENS 8:00AM

www.promisewalk.org
http://www.preeclampsia.org


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