High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

OB/GYN specialists at Tufts Medical Center in Boston treat high blood pressure in pregnancy. High blood pressure (hypertension) is an increase in the force of blood against the arteries in the body. A blood pressure reading of 140/90 or higher indicates high blood pressure. High blood pressure in pregnancy can cause low birth weight or premature births.

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Maternal Fetal Medicine Program

Complicated pregnancies require extra care. Learn about services for high risk pregnancies at the Maternal Fetal Medicine Program at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston.
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Women’s Care - OB/GYN

Tufts Medical Center's Women’s Care is the only program in the Boston area to provide obstetrical and gynecological care to women of all ages, at different stages of their lives, and in one convenient place. Learn more and request an appointment today.
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Women’s Care South in Braintree

Tufts Medical Center Women's Care South offers Ob/Gyn services for women in Braintree and the surrounding area. All OB/GYN services are provided on site, eliminating the need to drive into Boston. Learn more and request an appointment today.
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