Risk of pre-eclampsia in first and subsequent pregnancies: prospective cohort study

  title={Risk of pre-eclampsia in first and subsequent pregnancies: prospective cohort study},
  author={Sonia Hern{\'a}ndez-D{\'i}az and Sengwee Toh and Sven Cnattingius},
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether pre-eclampsia is more common in first pregnancies solely because fewer affected women, who presumably have a higher risk of recurrence, go on to have subsequent pregnancies. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Swedish Medical Birth Register. PARTICIPANTS 763 795 primiparous mothers who had their first births in Sweden, 1987-2004. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Pre-eclampsia. RESULTS The risk of pre-eclampsia was 4.1% in the first pregnancy and 1.7% in… CONTINUE READING
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