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A 36-year-old member asked:

What is a good blood pressure measurement in pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
90/60: The closer you are to that the better.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
140/90: Is upper limit of normal. Many normal women have very low bps and that's normal for them. It tends to drop in the first trimester.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What is a dangerous blood pressure in pregnancy?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 34 years experience
Pre-eclampsia: BP of 140/90 or higher is considered high for pregnant pts. When the BP is high enough to cause protien to show in the moms urine (kidey damage) its called pre-eclamsia. When mom has a seizure its called eclampsia.Eclampsia is the second leading cause of fetal death in usa. Pre-eclamsia can cause low birth weight and premature birth.

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