Pre-eclampsia and high blood pressure in pregnancy

Philippa

Female
Age at interview: 33
Age at diagnosis: 33

Brief outline: Philippa was pregnant with her second child. She was invited to join the BuMP study as she had pre-eclampsia in her first pregnancy.

Background: Philippa was pregnant with her second child. She is married, a business systems analyst.

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Philippa had had pre-eclampsia and an emergency caesarean section with her first pregnancy. So her second pregnancy was classed as high risk and she was under consultant care. She was happy to monitor her blood pressure, and this time around, did not develop any symptoms.

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