Preeclampsia is serious business. It can be dangerous for both you and your baby, so prevention, or at least limiting...
Preeclampsia is serious business. It can be dangerous for both you and your baby, so prevention, or at least limiting your risk is a big deal. Two things that can help lower your risk for developing preeclampsia: Vitamin D: A lack of vitamin D has been shown to increase a woman's chance of developing preeclampsia. Most studies note that 1,000 to 2,000 IUs of vitamin D is best, although you should discuss this with your health care provider. Keep in mind, if you have dark skin you're more likely to be vitamin D deficient. Aspirin: Aspirin can lower your risk when it comes to developing preclampsia, but like all medications, aspirin has never been proven totally safe for pregnancy. If you're generally healthy and having a healthy pregnancy aspirin therapy is not advised. If you have a family history of things like high blood pressure, preeclampsia, or diabetes, then aspirin may help you ward off preeclampsia.

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