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While you are in hospital, you and your baby will be monitored in the following ways:


Medication for high blood pressure - medication is recommended to help lower your blood pressure. These medications will reduce the likelihood of serious complications such as a stroke.


Anticonvulsant medication may be prescribed to prevent fits if you have severe Pre-Eclampsia and your baby is due within 24 hours, or if you have had convulsions (fits). They can also be used to treat fits if they occur.