Some women develop high blood pressure while they are pregnant. This study looked at 27,846 premature babies born between 2007 and 2010 to see how mothers’ high blood pressure affected the babies’ health. The study found that 13% of the mothers had high blood pressure and their babies were less likely to die, have severe brain injury or develop eye problems. However, the babies were more likely to have lung problems.
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