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by Dee80
Wed Oct 10, 2012 09:55 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 5 months postpardum
Replies: 1
Views: 966

5 months postpardum

Good morning everyone! I have a quick question and wanted to see if anyone has advice for me. I am 5 months postpardum after delivering my baby 6 weeks early because of preclampsia. This was my second time developing preclampsia andmu first daughter was also born 6 weeks early too. During both deliv...
by Dee80
Mon Sep 10, 2012 03:47 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Severe preclampsia with 2 pregnancies
Replies: 1
Views: 709

Severe preclampsia with 2 pregnancies

Hello!! I started posting on here a few months ago before my daughter Bella was born for support and advice. I developed severe preclampsia at 34 weeks with her and was induced the same day. She is now 4 months old and is doing great. I also developed severe preclampsia with my first daughter Gianna...
by Dee80
Fri Jun 08, 2012 06:25 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Natalie Grace
Replies: 28
Views: 6362

Re: Natalie Grace

Congrats mama!! I am so happy for you!! She is soooo adorable!! The pic of her and her big brother Daniel brought tears to my eyes! So precious!
by Dee80
Mon Jun 04, 2012 08:04 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Update on Bella
Replies: 3
Views: 1281

Update on Bella

Hi everyone!! Sorry I haven't had a chance to update since I last posted a couple days after Bella was born. It's been craziness with a newborn and a toddler at home but the a good kind of craziness, lol!!! As I posted before, Bella was born April 23rd at 34 weeks gestation. Today, June 4th is actua...
by Dee80
Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 34 weeks with severe preeclampsia and had baby
Replies: 6
Views: 1285

34 weeks with severe preeclampsia and had baby

Wanted to give a quick update...on Sunday night I was diagnosed with severe preeclampsia. Monday, I was induced and delivered my baby girl at exactly 34 weeks. She is currently in the nicu and is doing well. We named her Bella. I will be discharged tomorrow. With my first pregnancy I developed precl...
by Dee80
Tue Apr 17, 2012 07:46 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Back from the hospital...
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Back from the hospital...

Yesterday I debated about calling my doctor. Since Saturday I haven't been feeling great. My blood pressure has been up, I have swelling now in my feet that has not gone away, extreme fatigue and shortness of breath and on Saturday I saw floaters. The reason I debated about calling is because I had ...
by Dee80
Wed Apr 11, 2012 08:49 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: had the baby
Replies: 10
Views: 1504

Re: had the baby

I just wanted to say congrats on your new baby!!! I hope everything stabilizes with your blood pressure!!
by Dee80
Wed Apr 11, 2012 08:45 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Introduction and worried
Replies: 11
Views: 2165

Re: Introduction and worried

Hi caryn! I'm doing good. My doctor increased my blood pressure meds again this week. Now i taking 1000 mg of aldomet twice a day. He is really concerned about my Diastolic number which has been between 95 to 110. I started my nonstress tests this week. The first one on Tuesday came back good and I ...
by Dee80
Wed Apr 11, 2012 12:28 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: non stress test & amniotic fluid level US
Replies: 6
Views: 686

Re: non stress test & amniotic fluid level US

Hi JB! Just wanted to let you know that I'm going through the same thing also. I'm 32 weeks and starting this week I have to do 2 weekly nonstress tests, along with 1 doc. Appt. a week and I have an ultrasound tomorrow to check the amniotic fluid. I was diagnosed with gestational hypertension this p...
by Dee80
Mon Apr 09, 2012 06:20 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Introduction and worried
Replies: 11
Views: 2165

Re: Introduction and worried

Thanks for the advice aaja twins!! I completely agree with you. I Take my blood pressure 3 to 4 times a day and I think that is healthy. Now, I'm not going to lie, when I do have high spikes like the one I did the other day I will take it every 15 or so minutes until It goes down. I think with our h...

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