Aspirin Preventing Complications in Pregnancy

 
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aspirin-preventing-complications-in-pregnancyHypertension in pregnancy with subsequent preterm birth is one of the leading causes of poor or fatal maternal and fetal complications. In 2014 the United States Preventative Services Task Force recommended the use of Low Dose Aspirin (81mg) to women who have risk factors for hypertension and preeclampsia in pregnancy.
Dr. Jodi Abbott, OB-GYN, explains how aspirin may reduce preeclampsia that can cause severe complications in pregnancy.

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