12 doctors weighed in:
Is preeclampsia history enough to make me have high risk pregnancy next time?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: Pre-eclampsia
Pre-eclampsia is more common in first pregnancies.
Recurrence risk is about 15%. Recurrence may be higher if you have high blood pressure outside of pregnancy or if you have a multiple gestation. Most obstetricians manage a patient with a history of pre-eclampsia without the help of a high risk specialist.

In brief: Pre-eclampsia
Pre-eclampsia is more common in first pregnancies.
Recurrence risk is about 15%. Recurrence may be higher if you have high blood pressure outside of pregnancy or if you have a multiple gestation. Most obstetricians manage a patient with a history of pre-eclampsia without the help of a high risk specialist.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Alison Stuebe
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Probably
Moms who have had preeclampsia are more likely to have it in the next pregnancy than moms who have never had it.
It's worth seeing a high risk doctor to review your history and see whether extra monitoring might reduce your risk in your next pregnancy.

In brief: Probably
Moms who have had preeclampsia are more likely to have it in the next pregnancy than moms who have never had it.
It's worth seeing a high risk doctor to review your history and see whether extra monitoring might reduce your risk in your next pregnancy.
Dr. Alison Stuebe
Dr. Alison Stuebe
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