preeclampsia

Sympathetic followers had lots of advice for the singer and "Dukes of Hazzard" star.
She and Kanye West welcomed a child via surrogate this week.
The 37-year-old mom feared she had a tumor. Turns out she was 31 weeks pregnant.
The number of women diagnosed with preeclampsia has been rising since 1980.
When you’re dealing with a sick child, you should not have to worry about insurance.
You saw clearly my need for rest and relaxation during such a stressful time.
I thought we'd be at the ER for a few hours at most. Those hours turned into four days, followed by a return to the hospital two days later as the partial abruption gave way to steadily rising blood pressure and it became clear that I wasn't going home before the baby arrived. I had come face to face with severe preeclampsia.
Time travel is tricky business. Life's a tangled mess of good days and bad, and sometimes those moments come back around when you least expect them. We've created a world where everything is documented and recorded, and sometimes we face a little fallout in the midst of all the cat photos and Instagram food.
To begin, preeclampsia is a disease that affects pregnant women, often presenting itself with high blood pressure, high levels of protein in the urine and swelling of the legs -- symptoms all discoverable via routine evaluation during prenatal care checkups.