HELLP syndrome is generally thought to be a very severe form of preeclampsia. Let's take a look at what HELLP syndrome is.
Trained as a midwife, Karen now works as a keeper of ancient birth wisdom and traditions. She has one foot firmly planted in the wonders of nature while the other ventures into the wonders of modern medicine. She strives to find the balance between the vast amount of information that technology affords us with her deep trust in pregnancy and physiological birth. Karen loves sitting at her writing desk in Cape Town, South Africa and connecting to women around the world through her writing. If she is not at her desk you will find her singing, sailing, swimming or sewing.
Postpartum preeclampsia is a rare but serious condition that happens after birth. Find out what causes it, the symptoms and treatment.
Epidural anesthesia is a popular pain relief option in labor. It's vital to understand how they work and the potential risk of epidural side effects.