Recent Examples of eclampsia from the Web
Josie's life lasted 18 days after being born premature due to pre-eclampsia so the annual #Josiesimpact pay it forward campaign runs 18 days beginning March 18th.
The woman had a history of pre-eclampsia, a blood-pressure condition that can be fatal for both mother and baby.
Two days later, a Caesarean section prompted by the beginnings of eclampsia brought Max into the world.
Being pregnant and obese increases risk for gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia, infection, overdue pregnancy, labor problems, cesarean section and pregnancy loss.
Leading causes of death cited by the report are cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease), hemorrhage, infection, mental health conditions, preeclampsia and eclampsia, and blood disorders.
Canadian researchers tracked more than a million women who delivered babies in Quebec between 1989 and 2013, of whom 64,350 were given a diagnosis of pre-eclampsia.
After undergoing an emergency c-section due to pre-eclampsia, Jarlock gave birth to her boys in January 2016.
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medical Definition of eclampsia
eclampticplay \i-ˈklam(p)-tik, e-\ adjective
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