Several hormonal changes take place in a female's body during pregnancy, this may result in the development of a common condition known as hypertension during pregnancy. Decreased blood flow to placenta, placental abruption, premature delivery and increased risk of cardiovascular diseases (which can be proved fatal for both mother and fetus) are certain complications that occur because of this condition. However after the delivery of the baby, high blood pressure comes back to normal in most cases.
HOW IS HYPERTENSION IN PREGNANCY DIAGNOSED?
Obesity can result in hypertension during pregnancy.