Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension

Pregnancy-induced hypertension is one type of gestational hypertension that occurs when blood pressure rises during pregnancy. It develops after 20 weeks of pregnancy and is generally defined by a blood pressure of 140/90. It may progress into a more serious condition called pre-eclampsia, when you have protein in your urine, liver or kidney abnormalities, headaches or vision problems in addition to high blood pressure.