Is preeclampsia life threatening?

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Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system, most often the liver and kidneys. Preeclampsia usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women whose blood pressure had been normal.

Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious — even fatal — complications for both you and your baby.
Wonder the compliactions caused by preeclampsia
Complications for baby:

1.Fetal growth restriction. Inadequate blood and oxygen and fewer nutrients will be obtained by the baby,affecting the normal growth.

2.Preterm birth. With severe preeclampsia, the chances of delivering early is much higher. Breathing and other problems may pose threat to your baby.
2.Placental abruption. The placenta may separates from the inner wall of your uterus before delivery, which is life-threatening.

Complications for mothers:

1.HELLP syndrome. It can rapidly become life-threatening for both you and your baby. It can trigger damage to several organ systems, and may cause a stroke or other brain injury.
  
2.Eclampsia. It is hard to predict.

3.Cardiovascular disease. The risk of having future heart and cardiovascular disease can be greater.
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