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Increased Risk of Fetal Death with Early Preeclampsia Diagnosis

Increased Risk of Fetal Death with Early Preeclampsia Diagnosis

Preeclampsia is a dangerous condition for both mother and fetus, which can cause a lack of blood flowing to the placenta, detachment of the placenta from the uterus, organ damage, premature birth, and death. Pregnant mothers should be aware of the symptoms of preeclampsia, including swelling, headaches, vomiting, and vision changes, but monitoring by a doctor is important to check other potential warning signs, such as increased blood pressure and excess protein in urine.

According to a study  released in the March 2015 issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, doctors found a “remarkably high” rate of fetal death when pregnant mothers are diagnosed with preeclampsia early in their pregnancies. A review of over half of a million pregnant mothers, 3.8% of which had been diagnosed with preeclampsia, showed that risk of stillbirth was 3.6 per 1,000 overall and 5.2 per 1,000 among pregnancies with preeclampsia. At 26 weeks of gestation, the stillbirth rate was 11.6 per 1,000 pregnancies with preeclampsia compared with 0.1 stillbirths per 1,000 pregnancies without the diagnosis.

 

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The following reviews from our clients do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of another legal matter. The cases mentioned in the reviews are illustrative of some of the matters previously handled by Grant & Eisenhofer involving various areas of birth injury law. These reviews are endorsements.

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