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by Mari2012
Tue Dec 18, 2012 08:39 am
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: HELLP.....NOT the second time!
Replies: 8
Views: 9021

Re: HELLP.....NOT the second time!

Congratulations, your story is inspiring to me as I experienced HELLP during my first pregnancy and delivered at 28.5 weeks. Thank you for sharing.
by Mari2012
Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: What position was your placenta in with your PE?
Replies: 11
Views: 2645

Re: What position was your placenta in with your PE?

Wow, I had HELLP and an anterior placenta as well.
by Mari2012
Fri May 18, 2012 09:37 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: General Anesthesia
Replies: 2
Views: 876

Re: General Anesthesia

Yes, I developed HELLP at 28.5 and had a C-section under general anesthesia for exactly the reason Teresa mentioned. My platlets dropped too low for an epidural, so I had to get a blood transfusion, wait for the platlets to go up, and then surgery.
by Mari2012
Thu May 17, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Thinking about 3rd- HELLP then Pre-e event
Replies: 7
Views: 2957

Re: Thinking about 3rd- HELLP then Pre-e event

I developed HELLP with both my pregnancies and the mf specialist has advised me not to get pregnant again :( I saw the specialist, had weekly appointments, took baby aspirin with my second preg and still developed HELLP again. I'm also otherwise healthy, normal weight, active....no clue why I keep ...
by Mari2012
Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Finding a peri for second pregnancy
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: Finding a peri for second pregnancy

Thanks Alexis, appreciate the information.
by Mari2012
Fri Apr 27, 2012 04:38 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Finding a peri for second pregnancy
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: Finding a peri for second pregnancy

Thank you so much for responding and congratulations on Baby #3. Did your doctor prescribe the Lovenox for the HELLP or another underlying condition? Were there any differences in how your second pregnancy was managed?
by Mari2012
Fri Apr 27, 2012 03:49 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Finding a peri for second pregnancy
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Finding a peri for second pregnancy

Hi everyone--I am new here. I have a 10 month old daughter, delivered at 28 weeks due to severe HELLP. Fortunately, we are both healthy and doing great now. I would like to have a second child, but am afraid of dying, losing my kidneys and/or liver. As a first step, I would like to consult with a pe...

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