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HELLP Syndrome: pre-eclampsia's more deadly sister

Have you heard of HELLP Syndrome?

HELLP, an acronym for Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes and Low Platelets Syndrome is a type of pre-eclampsia that is even more life-threatening for both mother and child. The complication usually occurs during the later stages of pregnancy, or soon after childbirth.

Rhona Rwangyezi-Grimm shares her experience with HELLP syndrome in this vlog, with the the hope that she will raise awareness that can save the life of a mom, and/or a baby.

You can learn more about HELLP syndrome from the Hellp Syndrome foundation.

About the author

Rhona Rwangyezi-Grimm is a Ugandan lawyer, author and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Tales by Nyana, a publishing house dedicated to telling African children’s stories, and Nyana’s Delight, an online food channel that celebrates African cuisine.

Follow Rhona on Instagram @rhonanyana_official

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