Priority 13 from the Blood Pressure in Pregnancy PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What can be done prior to pregnancy to reduce the risk of pregnancy hypertension? (JLA PSP Priority 13)
Overall ranking 13
JLA question ID 0099/13
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

None identified

Health Research Classification System category  Reproductive health and childbirth
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What can I do to prevent preeclampsia? (I was a healthy first time mom with good BPs until around week 36, so it wasn´t prior history for me.) ~  Is high blood pressure in pregnancy ever preventable and how? ~ Why isn't blood pressure taken prior to pregnancy (for those trying to conceive) for a baseline indicator? ~ Can this then determine if something can be done in advance as soon as blood pressure climbs? ~ What can be done to prevent high blood pressure in pregnancy? ~ Are there any risks involved with preventative measures (for baby and mother) ~ Could I have done anything to prevent HELLP syndrome?
Submitted by 24 women, 1 who knew a person/relative/friend with pregnancy hypertension, 6 healthcare, 3 researchers, 2 other
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0099
PSP name Blood Pressure in Pregnancy
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.

50 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)

Date of priority setting workshop 20 June 2019