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14 February 2011

Is it okay to become pregnant if I have hypertension?

If you’re hoping to become pregnant but worried that you or your unborn child may be at risk, here’s some reassuring news.

If you’re hoping to become pregnant but worried that you or your unborn child may be at risk, here’s some reassuring news.

It sounds terrifying: the good news is that having hypertension shouldn’t prevent you from getting pregnant. Your doctor will want you to reduce your salt intake, which will help lower your blood pressure. This will mean no more than a teaspoon of salt each day.

 
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