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Prevention (in at risk population)    


  • Low dose ASA qhs (81-162 mg) (start by 16 wks gestation, d/c by 36 wks)

  • Calcium supplementation if low dietary Ca2+ intake

  • Exercise

  • If overweight or obese - dietary advice (reduced calories, low glycemic index foods) & exercise

Reference: Magee LA, Smith GN, Bloch C, et al. Guideline No. 426: Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: Diagnosis, Prediction, Prevention, and Management. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2022;44(5):547-571.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jogc.2022.03.002

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