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HELLP Syndrome – What Does It Mean?

If you’re pregnant, you may have heard of complications that involve high blood pressure and can lead to preeclampsia. » Read more

Swelling During Pregnancy

As you reach your second trimester, you may be starting to notice swelling of your feet and ankles. Edema is the medical term for swelling and primarily occurs in the lower extremities during pregnancy, but sometimes in the fingers and hands as well. While it is expected to have some swelling during pregnancy, edema can be a signal that there is a problem. » Read more