breastfeeding, patient education, postpartum, preeclampsia, primary care, women's health



  1. Clark, Terri P. PhD, CNM, MSN, ARNP, FACNM


Abstract: Late-onset postpartum preeclampsia is atypical and potentially life-threatening. Diagnosis is frequently delayed because signs and symptoms of significant disease are subtle, thus, nurse practitioners should have a high index of suspicion. Immediate consultation, diagnosis, initial management, pathophysiology, and breastfeeding support are discussed as well as patient education and future health implications.