Posted by: Momy to be | 2009/01/26

Low blood pressure and pregnant

Hi there
I have read that from 13 weeks pregnant a persons blood pressure will be lower and can be prone to fainting. Now i am 12 weeks pregnant and i have low blood pressure, is there anything i should be worried about? is there anything i can do to prevent the fainting? Please help. Thank you

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Dear Momy to be
There are safe medications one can take if your blood pressure falls too low and causes fainting or neurological symptoms - discuss with your GP as you will need a prescription. It is not dangerous in itself but you could fall and hurt yourself or the baby and it is dangerous when you drive
Dr Bets

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Posted by: preggy | 2009/03/20

I was told by my GP that i' ve got low blood pressure. I' m 8 months pregnant and my gynae told me there is no such thing called low blood pressure. I will be going through a caesarian section so i' m very much worried about my health

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