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Blood pressure

is 142/73 a good bp number? im 37 weeks preg

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leAnn21

Asked by leAnn21 at 12:01 PM on Jul. 8, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Ideally they want you to stay under 120/80. But the second # is the one they worry about. If your doctor was worried they should say something. If your blood pressure continues to rise, then they will deliver the baby since you are already 37 weeks.
    NAT24ROXY24

    Answer by NAT24ROXY24 at 12:02 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • thank u .=)
    leAnn21

    Comment by leAnn21 (original poster) at 12:06 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • The top number is a little high - rest, rest, rest! Good luck!
    isismoon3

    Answer by isismoon3 at 12:13 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • its a little high the norm is 120/80 drink lots of fluid, water and cranberry juice can help control HBP during pregnancy naturally .......
    lovevlj31

    Answer by lovevlj31 at 12:46 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • mine was around that.. I went into labor at 37 wks and 1 day
    Emmajosmommy

    Answer by Emmajosmommy at 3:41 PM on Jul. 9, 2011

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