|"When I wish... I wish my daughter could grow up knowing her cousin Reid." ~ Becky Whitman|
Now, Becky often tells her daughter Blayne about Reid. Every year, Blayne sends balloons into the sky on Reid's angel-versary to share with her baby cousin.
Our wish is that every
aunt gets to celebrate a precious new life to spoil. To watch her nieces and nephews grow up beside her own children.
Around the world, 500,000 babies die because of preeclampsia, a life-threatening disorder that occurs only during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Even in the United States.
We want a world where health care providers can tell families like Becky's that, yes, we CAN give the baby a chance. Research has moved us closer than ever to being able to predict preeclampsia early.
But this is still not enough.In 2013, we launched The Preeclampsia Registry, the first database of it's kind for affected families like Becky and Rikki's.
The Registry will provide researchers with unparalleled access to significant numbers of patients and family members to truly move our world closer to a treatment. But it can only make a difference with your support.
With your help
, we can catalyze research, advance our scientific understanding and medical practices, and together help create a world where preeclampsia and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy no longer threaten the lives of mothers and babies like Reid Ziska.