In this article, Katherine Harmon Courage (@KHCourage) tells the story of Monique Shields. A busy mom who developed preeclampsia at 34 weeks.
"Shields wishes she would have known about the increased risk of heart disease due to her preeclampsia sooner, ideally soon after her first delivery. That knowledge, she said, might have helped her stay on top of her blood pressure better from the get-go, reducing her risk of dying from heart disease."
Read the story here: A simple screening question could help millions of women prevent cardiovascular disease. Why aren’t we using it?