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by jacksmom_erin
Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 1
Views: 848

Merry Christmas!

Just a note to say Merry Christmas!
My 3 pounder, born at 31 weeks is now almost 10!
He is in Grade 4 and got 4 A's on his first report card.
He also plays hockey on an Atom 3 team.
He does still have some speech delays but we grateful that he is amazing in every way!
by jacksmom_erin
Mon Sep 13, 2010 08:50 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: Study results from Alberta -- prediction of PE
Replies: 4
Views: 2163

Study results from Alberta -- prediction of PE

<r>This was in our local paper:<br/> <URL url="http://www.calgaryherald.com/health/Researchers+find+fingerprint+deadly+pregnancy+condition/3519446/story.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.calgaryherald.com/health/Res ... story.html">http://www.calgaryherald.com/health/Researchers+find+fingerprint+dea...
by jacksmom_erin
Tue Jul 27, 2010 00:17 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Tubes Tied during c-section?
Replies: 19
Views: 2442

Re : Tubes Tied during c-section?

<t>I too had a tubal with my final c section. My husband was supposed to have a vasectomy after number 2 and didn't. After a third high risk pregnancy, the doctor strongly recommended that I have the tubal. I have really felt no different after and it's been three years. Every now and then I wish th...
by jacksmom_erin
Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: speech delays
Replies: 13
Views: 5300

Re : speech delays

<t>My son will be seven next week. He was born at 31 weeks.<br/> At three he still had very few words. We were living in an isolated area and help was hard to come by. By the time he was four we were living in a major city and became involved in early intervention programs. By the time he started K ...
by jacksmom_erin
Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: PE more likely at high altitude?
Replies: 5
Views: 729

Re : PE more likely at high altitude?

I've never heard this but it is interesting. I had PE/HELLP with my first at a regular altitude and somewhat normal pregnancies at birth at both normal and high altitudes!
by jacksmom_erin
Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: What was your facial swelling like?
Replies: 25
Views: 2643

Re : What was your facial swelling like?

<t>My facial swelling was the worst the day I was finally admitted. I wear a necklace that is a chocker,<br/> that morning it was tight into my throat. I remember vividly though that my biggest concern that morning was that my face broke out in pimples. I think that I was SO swollen that my pores al...
by jacksmom_erin
Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:25 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Pee Hostage- UPDATED!!! FREE!
Replies: 26
Views: 1184

Re : Pee Hostage- UPDATED!!! FREE!

<t>Well that is not the update I was expecting to hear!<br/> Hope you have a good night and are discharged in the am.<br/> I remember when I was admitted at 31 weeks with my son, so ignorant, my biggest concern was what was I going to do for 9 weeks in the hospital! He was born the following morning...
by jacksmom_erin
Tue Feb 02, 2010 08:51 pm
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: The Duggars
Replies: 19
Views: 1640

Re : The Duggars

My son who will be 7 next month was delivered at 31 weeks. I was crying my eyes out watching this show.
No one deserves having this happen to them, and watching it just brought everything back!
by jacksmom_erin
Fri Jul 24, 2009 01:23 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Just wanted to share...
Replies: 7
Views: 1856

Just wanted to share...

<t>I'm not sure who would appreciate this more than all of you.<br/> My son who is 6 1/2 had is annual check up today.<br/> He was 100th percentile for height and 75th percentile for weight!<br/> This is a boy born at 31 weeks due to HELLP. He weighed 3lbs 5oz and spent 6 weeks in the NICU. He had a...
by jacksmom_erin
Wed Apr 30, 2008 02:52 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Thrombocytopenia
Replies: 13
Views: 713

Re : Thrombocytopenia

<t>Hi,<br/> I had HELLP at 31 weeks with my first born, a son in 2003.<br/> I had thrombocytopenia with my second pregnancy from about 16 weeks<br/> and was hospitalised until they stabilized, they were as low as 40.<br/> I delivered a healthy girl by section at 38 weeks. I had to have a general ane...

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