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I had pre eclampsia with my son. What are the chances I will get it again if I have another child?

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Dr. George Kingsley III
Obstetrics & Gynecology
9 doctors agree

In brief: 25%

Pre-ecclampsia is most common with first pregnancies.
Subsequent pregnancies can be complicated by pre-ecclamsia or pregnancy induced hypertension. Thankfully the risk is lower in later pregnancies and is best estimated at 25%.

In brief: 25%

Pre-ecclampsia is most common with first pregnancies.
Subsequent pregnancies can be complicated by pre-ecclamsia or pregnancy induced hypertension. Thankfully the risk is lower in later pregnancies and is best estimated at 25%.
Dr. George Kingsley III
Dr. George Kingsley III
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

The recurrence risk is about 15%.

In brief: Varies

The recurrence risk is about 15%.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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