Patient Story #2: Aryana's Postpartum Preeclampsia Episode

Meet Aryana, a new mom who recounts the insufficient and dehumanizing treatment she received at the hands of hospital staff while pregnant with her first-born. After brushing off concerns related to her extensive family history of hypertension, clinicians failed to detect Aryana's postpartum preeclampsia—a mistake that almost cost Aryana her life. Despite her experience, Aryana stands firm in her belief that new motherhood can and should be a time of joy.

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