1. The diastolic reading is more important that the systolic. True or False
A rise of more than 15 diastolic is very worrisome to midwives.
Pregnant women should eat salt liberally on their food. true or false?
A drug to control high blood pressure is called Labetalol.
A BP reading of 140/95 would be considered normal in a healthy pregnant woman. True or False
Protein in the urine indicates that the woman may not be eating enough high quality protein.
Swelling of the extremities is a symptom of PIH.
Women who have a long history of alcohol abuse can have liver damage.
PIH is most common in second and third pregnancies.
The only thing a woman can do if she has high blood pressure in pregnancy is rest in bed.
Very high blood pressure can lead to seizures.
Doctors have a saying "The only cure for PIH is for the birth process to begin."