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Pre-eclampsia campaign mulled

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  • Writer: Paritta Wangkiat
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Doctors from major hospitals are discussing whether to set up an association to help prevent pregnant women with hypertension from developing pre-eclampsia. 

Boonsri Chanrachakul, a maternal foetal medicine specialist at Bumrungrad International Hospital, said the association would provide information on pre-eclampsia to pregnant women and the public.

Pre-eclampsia is a condition where pregnant women develop high blood pressure and high levels of protein in their urine. Left untreated it can develop into life-threatening seizures.

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