Friday, May 23, 2008

PF Walk Update

We are just over one week away from the walk and I have to say thank you for the support. The Madison walk has received some great sponsors, and I hope that we can possibly have a walk here in our city in the coming years. At the begining of the month, the Preeclampsia Foundation put out a news release that shared recent survey results of over 1300 women. One key item that emerged from the results was that over half of pregnant women are not informed about the signs of preeclampsia and this lack of awareness translates into poor health outcomes for women and babies. I have been in contact with the local media on this, and will be interviewed this Saturday by our local ABC news station for a short piece on preeclampsia. I am extremely excited for this opportunity.

If you haven't donated yet and would like to, please do so in the coming weeks. For every $20 raised, the Preeclampsia Foundation can produce 100+ brochures. For every $50, 10 educational DVD's can be created for continuing education of medical professionals. Even if you just share our story or would like a brochure to learn more about preeclampsia & share it, your efforts are appreciated. We also still have time for anyone to register to walk with us yet too!

Thank you again, and much love,
Denise & Family

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