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Deborah's story

“They said my babies may not survive, and I was critical—immediate delivery was required to save my life. You wouldn’t wish it on your worst enemy.” Deborah, recalling the moment she was diagnosed with severe pre-eclampsia.

A serious medical condition of pregnancy, pre-eclampsia is characterised by rapidly increasing blood pressure and, without swift action, stroke and seizures.

There is no cure, and when severe, it threatens the lives of both the mother and her unborn child—forcing doctors to perform emergency caesareans at dangerously early stages of pregnancy.

In Deborah’s case, she was only five months into her pregnancy with twin girls when she was diagnosed. She’ll never forget how it happened ...

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