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WHAT EVERY SMART MOTHER NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT PRE-ECLAMPSIA

Pre-eclampsia is a condition that involves high blood pressure, swollen feet or ankles and protein in a pregnant woman. It can occur anytime after 20 weeks but usually develops in the third trimester and affects up to 7.5% of pregnant women worldwide. Click here for the free download: What Every Mother Needs to Know About Preeclampsia.

 

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THE SMART MOTHER'S GUIDE TO A BETTER PREGNANCY

How to Minimize Risks, Avoid Complications, and Have a Healthy Baby

 

From conception to birth and beyond, this helpful guide teaches expectant mothers and fathers how to avoid preventable medical errors and have a successful childbirth experience.


The guide includes tips on how to investigate healthcare providers, what to insist on for a high-risk pregnancy, how to recognize and avoid labor-room problems, why “keepsake ultrasounds” are dangerous, how to cope with insurance companies that refuse procedures ordered by providers, and how to make a hospital accountable during admission.



FROM THE SMART MOTHER'S BLOG

The Danger of Having a Baby in July | In Memory of Sha-Asia Washington


Sha-Asia was a 26-year-old African American woman who entered Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, New York on July 1, 2020 and regretfully expired on July 3, 2020. Did the month of July play a role in her death? Yes, it did because July is the month when new interns begin their training.

 

Rest in peace Sha-Asia and may your tragic death teach us strategies that will save future lives.


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