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Prevention (in @ risk popn)          

  • Low dose ASA

  • +/- prophylactic LMWH (if previous placental complication)

  • May be useful

    • L-arginine

    • ↑ rest @ home in 3rd trimester

    • ↓ workload/stress

  • Not recommended

    • Calorie restriction in overweight pregnant pts

    • Weight maintenance in obese pregnant pts

    • Antihypertensive Rx to prevent preeclampsia

    • Vitamins C & E



Adapted from SOGC Clinical Practice Guideline. Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: Executive Summary. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2014;36(5):416–438

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