Webinar Recording: Pre-eclampsia Introduction

Webcast: 20 May 2020
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Webinar Recordings - Antenatal

Webcast: 20 May 2020

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This is an overview of the current recognition and management of women at high risk of developing preeclampsia or who have preeclampsia and the role of the midwife in her care.


  • review the physiological changes to blood pressure in pregnancy
  • define hypertensive disorders of pregnancy 
  • briefly outline the history of the management of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
  • discuss the care of a woman with preeclampsia and eclampsia
  • outline the short and long term effects of preeclampsia on the woman and her baby
  • discuss preeclampsia community resources and peer support 
  • outline research initiatives and the prediction or prevention of preeclampsia

Presented by Adrienne White

Adrienne lives in Melbourne and has been a practicing midwife for more than 40 years. She is currently a clinical research midwife in the Pregnancy Research Centre at the Women's in Victoria. She has worked as a clinical midwife, midwifery lecturer, childbirth educator and lactation consultant in Melbourne, Perth (Scotland), London and Adelaide. She was recently privileged to spend 4 years as a volunteer midwife with placements in Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, the Thai-Burma Border in northern Thailand, and Phnom Penh in Cambodia.  In her current role she works with women who have experienced preeclampsia and/or are  participating in clinical trials.

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