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im almost 18 weeks and my blood pressure is higher.

its usually around 113 or 117 and now its around 120. is this bad? is it normal for it to be higher? im worried about having diabetes and having pre-eclampsia

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:15 PM on Feb. 21, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • your blood pressure is ideal/perfect at 120/'d have to be like 135 and up for them to even notice that it's higher. I think your worrying too much :)

    Answer by sandypops at 3:18 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • If you are talking about the top number then it's great! You need to worry when:

    •The bottom number of the mother's blood pressure is confirmed to be over 110 mmHg or is greater than 100 mmHg consistently over a 24-hour

    Answer by Gailll at 3:54 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • i would say to ask your doctor. he can tell you the facts.

    Answer by Deborah111 at 12:07 AM on Mar. 4, 2010

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