Prenatal Mindfulness Training for Pregnant Women at risk for Hypertension

Mindfulness Intervention: Phone-delivered mindfulness training 

Target Health Outcomes: hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

Summary: Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are one of the greatest causes of death to mothers and babies. These disorders affect 1 out of every 10 pregnancies, the rate is increasing in the United States, and rate of recurrence is as high as 50%. Treatments to prevent hypertensive disorders of pregnancy from happening in future pregnancies are limited. There are currently no effective interventions to prevent hypertension recurrence in pregnancy that do not involve medications. The goal of the current study is to determine if phone-delivered mindfulness training is an acceptable intervention among pregnant women with histories of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Principal Investigator: Margeret Bublitz

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