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Kenya Moore Suffers Pregnancy Scare, May Deliver Early

Over the weekend, Kenya Moore shared troubling news surrounding her pregnancy. After a night out at a party thrown by good friend Cynthia Bailey, the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star went to the hospital to discover she had high blood pressure, excess protein in her urine and had severe swelling and water retention.

Moore shared a photo of her swollen feet on Instagram while giving fans an update.

“I gained 17 lbs in ONE week due to severe swelling and water retention, high blood pressure, and excess protein in urine. This is NOT normal,” shared the mom-to-be. “I took more tests. Baby is fine but if they come back higher #babydaly will have to come same day. Staying positive.”

The former Miss USA went on to remind other pregnant women to pay close attention to their bodies and speak up if anything seems off.

“To my pregnant sisters please go to your visits and tell the doctor of any drastic changes. Thank God I have great doctors. #babydaly #highrisk #love #family #miraclebaby #kenyamoore #babybump #pregnantover40.”

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The former beauty queen is now in her third trimester, revealing during a fan Q&A session on Instagram that she is due on Thanksgiving Day.

Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.