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The University of Chicago Medicine - The Family Birth Center

Pregnancy and Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

At the Family Birth Center, we provide specialized care for pregnant women with hypertension, including women who have:

  • Primary (or chronic) hypertension
  • Hypertension secondary to pregnancy (gestational hypertension), preeclampsia, lupus or other autoimmune diseases, or renal disease or transplantation
  • Postpartum hypertension

Sarosh Rana, MD, MPH, is an expert in the management of high blood pressure during pregnancy. Dr. Rana leads the hypertension clinic, along with consultation from adult hypertension services at the University of Chicago Medicine. She also conducts research to improve risk reduction and treatment strategies for preeclampsia.