Prenatal Screening Media and Material
May is #PreEclampsiaAwareness Month: It is vital to be informed about pre-eclampsia – a life-threatening pregnancy disease
Join us in raising awareness for this severe pregnancy complication!
Below you will find two newly created patient flyers that you are welcome to share with your patients. Together we can educate the public about this life-threatening pregnancy disease.
|Download: Patient flyer - What are the risk factors of pre-eclampsia?||Download: Patient flyer - What you should know about pre-eclampsia|
Watch the patient videos and listen to our Thermo Fisher Scientific colleagues talk about their pregnancies with pre-eclampsia, a condition that can be fatal for both mother and the unborn baby. Join us in raising awareness for this severe pregnancy complication that can affect 2-8% of pregnant women. Stay informed to understand possible symptoms and react in time, we will share several videos with you during the month of May.
Four women share personal stories about their pre-eclampsia pregnancies
Astra, Fabienne, Jennifer and Amber were all diagnosed with Pre-eclampsia during their pregnancies. Here are their stories; see the videos below.
At 30 weeks into her second pregnancy, Amber was hospitalized and diagnosed with severe pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome. Her son was delivered pre-term and is now strong and healthy.
Listen to Amber; she shares her pregnancy story about having pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome.
Thirty-two weeks into her first pregnancy, Jennifer was hospitalized and diagnosed with pre-eclampsia. Her son was delivered early and is healthy. Jennifer's second pregnancy was normal.
Hear Jennifer's moving story about her pre-eclampsia pregnancy
Fabienne's first pregnancy was perfect but she was hit by pre-eclampsia during her second. Both of her grown daughters are healthy.
Fabienne shares her personal story about her pre-eclampsia pregnancy
Fabienne's video is also available in French language; please click below.
Astra experienced three pre-eclampsia pregnancies. She is now the mother of two healthy children, but she and her husband still grieve the loss of their second baby.
Watch Astra's story about her three pre-eclampsia pregnancies
Learn more about pre-eclampsia, visit Pre-eclampsia Awareness Month.