To experts are concerned about both the risks of high blood pressure before and after pregnancy, called postpartum hypertension. A risk after childbirth and will be higher if pregnancy has had problems with hypertension. Reason why experts advise to be tracked for at least 72 hours after childbirth, to control the risks of further complications in women diagnosed in pre-eclampsia.
Pre-eclampsia, diagnosed during the period of gestation, can make us more vulnerable to complications after childbirth. Once you are discharged, monitoring should be maintained, at least two weeks. A monitoring of blood pressure and, in the case of persistent, check if symptoms have an underlying cause.