Priority 15 from the Blood Pressure in Pregnancy PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can we optimise information giving for those at risk of or affected by pregnancy hypertension?  (JLA PSP Priority 15)
Overall ranking 15
JLA question ID 0099/15
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 Are midwives trained to check blood pressure? ~ Does having high blood pressure have any impact on the unborn baby? ~ Why do midwives still not take it seriously? ~ Putting it down to anxiety is not helpful and actually increases anxiety as well as morbidity and mortality How dangerous is it? ~ What does this mean for my baby?
Submitted by

202 women, 8 who knew a person/relative/friend with pregnancy hypertension, 30 healthcare, 3 researchers, 18 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