Generally, low blood pressure commonly occurs during pregnancy. In most cases, it doesn’t cause major problems, and returns back to normal post-pregnancy. However, in some cases, very low blood pressure can be dangerous for both the mother and the baby.
Pregnancy causes various hormonal changes. It also affects the mother’s diet, tolerance, and drive because of which it is highly likely for pregnant women to experience fluctuations in their blood pressure. Most women experience low blood pressure during pregnancy, especially in the first 24 weeks of the gestation period.
Low blood pressure can occur due to various reasons, such as more blood being rerouted to the foetus or the expansion of blood vessels or laying or sitting down for long periods.
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