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Risk factors

  • High risk

    • Prior preeclampsia

    • Pre-pregnancy BMI ≥30

    • Chronic medical dz (HTN, pre-gestational DM, CKD, SLE/antiphospholipid antibody syndrome)

    • Assisted reproductive technology

  • Moderate risk

    • Prior placental abruption, stillbirth, or FHR

    • Maternal age ≥40 yrs

    • 1st pregnancy, multiple pregnancy


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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