Pre-eclampsia and high blood pressure in pregnancy

Sarah

Female
Age at interview: 37

Brief outline: After four miscarriages, baby in fifth pregnancy diagnosed with heart condition. Mother (who is diabetic) had pre-eclampsia and emergency caesarean. Severe sickness in every pregnancy. Interviewed during sixth pregnancy, and again after a stillbirth at 36 weeks. More of this interview can be seen on the Healthtalk antenatal screening site as Interview 29 and on the Healthtalk pregnancy site as Interview 60.

Background: Sarah is an office manager and her husband a printer. They had one child aged 4 at time of interview. Ethnic background: White British.

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