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by maggie101
Mon Dec 09, 2013 06:39 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New Mom suffered from preeclampsia
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

Re: New Mom suffered from preeclampsia

Hi Maggie, sorry to hear you had such a traumatic experience. Sometimes we forget that these types of situations can be traumatic for the doctors too, and they can also be scared of going through it again with us as patients. I would really encourage you to get a second opinion from a MFM (Maternal ...
by maggie101
Sun Dec 08, 2013 08:43 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Getting Blood Pressure Taken and Panic Attacks
Replies: 4
Views: 2792

Re: Getting Blood Pressure Taken and Panic Attacks

I absolutely understand where you are coming from...I had severe Pre-e with suspected HELLP syndrome (I developed all the symptoms but was not properly diagnosed) and suffered a stroke 6 days after having my son. My blood pressure was high for days (200/100) before they got me transferred to a hospi...
by maggie101
Sun Dec 08, 2013 06:29 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New Mom suffered from preeclampsia
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

Re: New Mom suffered from preeclampsia

Hi Maggie, Welcome to the forums.I am sorry you went through such a difficult delivery and got so sick afterwards. That is awful. I am very glad to hear that you are feeling better and that things are improving every day. Many of us really struggle to cope with pre-eclampsia and its effects on us a...
by maggie101
Fri Dec 06, 2013 05:24 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New Mom suffered from preeclampsia
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

Re: New Mom suffered from preeclampsia

Is there any other advice...all these views but no comments? Thank you so much for sharing your story. I am so sorry you had such a rough time and came so close to losing your life. It can take a while to heal and come to terms with such a traumatic pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum period. Whatev...
by maggie101
Sat Nov 30, 2013 09:39 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New Mom suffered from preeclampsia
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

New Mom suffered from preeclampsia

Hi! I am new to this forum but really want to get my story out so no other family has to suffer through this awful disease process with the possibility of losing their live and the life of their newborn! I found out last March that I was pregnant and was elated beyond words! My husband and I had bee...

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