Pre-eclampsia and high blood pressure in pregnancy


Age at interview: 27

Brief outline: Melissa had an unplanned but otherwise straightforward pregnancy. But later developed Pre-eclampsia and had an induction. She had a difficult labour without pain relief and an episiotomy.

Background: Melissa is a hairdresser and her partner is an IT engineer. They have one child, aged 8 months at the time of interview. Ethnic background: White British.

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