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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