During a routine examination in the seventh month of her second pregnancy, South Carolina resident Sherry Hyatt was told by her obstetrician that she was exhibiting symptoms of preeclampsia (also called toxemia)—a condition he said could be potentially fatal to both Sherry and her child. Because there is no known cure for preeclampsia, other than delivery of the baby, the doctor was very concerned, and wanted Sherry to spend the weekend in the hospital so he could monitor the condition—and deliver the baby early if necessary.
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