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Preeclampsia Facts

Preeclampsia FACTS:


A woman could have preeclampsia or HELLP syndrome during pregnancy or up to 6 weeks after baby's delivery


Impacts 1 in 12 pregnancies, leading cause of baby born early or mother's seizure, stroke or death.  700 new mothers die a year in the US with preeclampsia or postpartum preeclampsia, postpartum HELLP as leading cause of death.  


A woman can get preeclampsia in her first pregnancy, recurrent pregnancies, or only get it in one of several pregnancies.  


Sometimes the ONLY symptom is high blood pressure, The Cuff Kit project is SO IMPORTANT


More than 9,000 Cuff Kits have been distributed to 96 healthcare providers in more than 16 states. Our response to Covid-19 was to launch this program last year and put blood pressure monitors (and the education on how to use them) in the hands of at-risk moms. We want self-monitoring to be the standard of care to supplement blood pressure screenings with providers as the program continues to grow throughout the US.


Meet our 2021 Mission Family!

Have you heard our radio spots?


June 12, 2021

401 Riveredge Blvd, Cocoa, FL 32922

Walk along the Riverfront Park and Lee Wenner Park

registration/check-in -- 7:30am

Opening Ceremony -- 8 am

Guest speaker--

Dr. Catherine Yeagley, OB MFM

Untimed 5K Walk

In-person or Virtual Walk

Warm up by FIT4MOM Space Coast

Virtual Walk will be on

https://www.facebook.com/SpaceCoastPromiseWalk --check here also for giveaways

We will follow all current CDC guidelines relating to large gatherings and special events.

Thank you for supporting the Online Auction June 11-14th.  



Cypress TableOrganic Girly and The Sweet Heartist


The Bluebird Therapeutic Massage, LLC, Aidan's Creations, Hope & Hoops, and Customs by Kayt

Come see the Girl Scouts, FIT4MOM Space Coast, Postpartum Support Network


New in 2021, participants can choose to receive a limited edition commemorative medal!

 All participants will receive a printable walk/race bib and a  printable toolkit to spread awareness, help raise funds, and particpate in our Memorial Moment.

$30: Includes special limited edition collectible medal 

$15 option for walker with no medal

Kids 10 and under are FREE (medal not included)

Kids as well as the adults need to be registered, everyone attending the walk!  

You can purchase Promise Walk Merchandise including masks here: https://www.bonfire.com/store/promise-walk-for-preeclampsia/  - order shirts 4 weeks before the walk




May -Whole Month - Southern Caramel 

Buy in store or order online to be shipped to you

1292 Sarno Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935


no code needed for portion of sales to go to Preeclampsia Foundation


Online Auction June 11-14th.  https://secure.qgiv.com/event/scpwea/

Pampered Chef by Samantha fundraiser   https://www.pamperedchef.com/party/preefundraiser

June 9-19th.

If you have any questions or would like to help plan or volunteer on day of event please do not hesitate to email Julie.Melitas@preeclampsia.org

For 2021:

Committee:  Julie Melitas, Lisa Moceri and                                    Amanda Petrovsky

                      all preeclampsia survivors

About the Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia™ supports the mission of the Preeclampsia Foundation as we improve the outcomes of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy by educating, supporting and engaging the community, improving healthcare practices, and finding a cure.

Preeclampsia impacts 1 in 12 pregnancies, effecting mother's organs and can effect baby's growth.  Can occur up to 6 weeks after baby's delivery.  High blood pressure can lead to seizure, stroke or death.

The Preeclampsia Foundation is a federally registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax ID# 91-2073087. Your contribution is deductible to the full extent as permitted by law. 

For more information, visit www.preeclampsia.org.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Want to see your name here? Visit our Sponsorship Opportunities page to find out how you can become one of our sponsors!