#MaternalStroke Trending Now: Time to Cancel It

Pregnant people are considered to be young and healthy. However, increasingly, they are older at the time of their first delivery and are more likely to have complex comorbid conditions, including obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. In this context, the rate of many adverse pregnancy outcomes has increased.1 In particular, the rates of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (e.g., gestational hypertension, preeclampsia/eclampsia) are on the rise in the United States and other countries.2

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