The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia™ is the single most important fundraising initiative for Preeclampsia Foundation Canada that supports our mission to reduce maternal and infant illness and death due to preeclampsia, HELLP Syndrome and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy through patient education, public awareness and research.
March is Nutrition Month and this year dietitians will help Canadians Unlock the Potential of Food by highlighting how food not only nourishes, but also fuels active lives, inspires children, helps to heal, prevents chronic diseases – and most importantly – brings people together.
Listeria is an infection typically acquired from contaminated food. The recent recall of certain packaged salad products (see link below) highlights this.
Zika virus is primarily transmitted through the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes. It can also be transmitted from a pregnant mother to her baby during pregnancy or around the time of birth.
Over the past year, we conducted a study looking at brain development and function in children who's mom experienced preeclampsia in pregnancy.