Georgia woman hit by high blood pressure after pregnancy

Posted on: May 18, 2016

 

When Amy Urban gave birth to her first child, like most parents her biggest focus was her new baby. But in the days following her son's arrival Amy's blood pressure became dangerously high. After arriving at the emergency room and undergoing several tests it was determined that Amy had postpartum preeclampsia. Northside cardiologist Dr. Lee Padove says preeclampsia is most common during a pregnancy but five percent of the time, the condition occurs after delivery. 

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