long-term health risks
Last reviewed 08/2019
|Future risks if gestational hypertension||Future risks if preeclampsia||Future risks if severe preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome or eclampsia|
|Gestational hypertension in future pregnancy||Risk ranges from about 1 in 6 (16%) to about 1 in 2 (53%).||Risk ranges from about1 in 8 (13%) to about 1 in 2 (47%)|
|Preeclampsia in future pregnancy||Risk ranges from 1 in 50 (2%) to about 1 in 14 (7%)||
Risk up to about 1 in 6 (16%). No additional risk if interval before next pregnancy < 10 years
If birth was needed before 34 weeks risk is about 1 in 4 (25%).
If birth was needed before 28 weeks risk is about 1 in 2 (55%).
|Cardiovascular disease||Increased risk of hypertension and its complications||Increased risk of hypertension and its complications||Increased risk of hypertension and its complications|
|End-stage kidney disease||If no proteinuria and no hypertension at 6-8 week postnatal review, relative risk increased but absolute risk low. No follow-up needed.|
|Thrombophilia||Routine screening not needed|
cardiovascular risk in women who have had a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy (hypertension in pregnancy)