Hypertension during Pregnancy
Hypertension or high blood pressure which occurs to pregnant mother will be very dangerous to the pregnancy itself or to the mother. Hypertension or which is also known as high blood pressure occurs when the blood which is pumped by the heart has pressure increasing, so it will result more pressure which damages the arterial walls of blood vessels. One is known as having hypertension if his blood pressure is above 140/90 mmHg (It means there are 140 mmHg systolic pressure and 90 mmHg diastolic pressure). Hypertension during pregnancy often happens if the pregnant mother’s age is below 20 year old or above 40 year old, twin pregnancy, or it can also happen to first pregnancy.