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by patty
Fri Aug 22, 639569 3:52 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Pre-e 2nd pregnancy. Stupid doctors
Replies: 14
Views: 5713

Re: Pre-e 2nd pregnancy. Stupid doctors

I am really glad you are going in to get checked!!! Keep us posted.
by patty
Fri Jan 10, 639564 10:20 pm
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: Lost my sister. Lost without my sister.
Replies: 21
Views: 10629

Re: Lost my sister. Lost without my sister.

(((hugs))) So incredibly sorry for your family's loss. Pre-e is such a terrible disease. I think it is more common to lose a baby then a mom but sometimes the disease does move very suddenly and tragically. I will keep you and your sister's husband and your little niece in my prayers.
by patty
Wed May 29, 639557 8:55 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 4 months pp
Replies: 7
Views: 1367

Re: 4 months pp

There is absolutely no reason to wean to take blood pressure medicines. http://www.kellymom.com/health/meds/aap-approved-meds.html#Heart This is a list of drugs that are approved for nursing and a few are even ace inhibitors Enalapril/Enalapril Maleate which is on the is is an L2 which is one of the...
by patty
Sun Mar 21, 639266 12:54 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Proteinuria 9 Weeks Postpartum
Replies: 1
Views: 698

Re: Proteinuria 9 Weeks Postpartum

I was still spilling a lot of protein postpartum even up to six weeks. It can take a while to resolve especially if your levels were really high when pregnant. I had a severe case of pre-e though. It sounds like you might have some underlying kidney issues going on, I hope you get some answers and g...
by patty
Tue Dec 09, 639259 5:15 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Update on Tia and labor and delivery stay
Replies: 3
Views: 906

Re: Update on Tia and labor and delivery stay

That is scary! I wish they would have kept you in the hospital.
by patty
Tue Dec 09, 639259 5:10 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Only made it to 24wks, 3 days this time :(
Replies: 41
Views: 7956

Re: Only made it to 24wks, 3 days this time :(

I am so sorry ((hugs))
by patty
Thu Nov 28, 639252 1:15 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 22 Weeks, BP up - any positive experiences
Replies: 20
Views: 3274

Re: 22 Weeks, BP up - any positive experiences

Thanks for updating. Glad you are still hanging in there :)
by patty
Thu Dec 16, 639249 3:46 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: holding your baby in the NICU
Replies: 13
Views: 21659

Re: holding your baby in the NICU

Please don't blame yourself. Holding your baby did not hurt him at all. I am sad for you that you did not get to hold him more. It really depends on what all is going on with the baby on whether they will let you hold them or not. I hear about Kangaroo care all the time but we never got to do that b...
by patty
Thu Dec 16, 639249 3:36 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Post-Delivery Lab Numbers
Replies: 2
Views: 738

Re: Post-Delivery Lab Numbers

It can take a long time for everything to get back down to normal. I am surprised the did a 24hr so soon postpartum. I know I was still dipping like 3 or 4 plus a month out and my high risk ob's did not seem concerned just said it takes a while especially if you had a really high amount when you del...
by patty
Mon Nov 01, 639249 6:53 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 22 Weeks, BP up - any positive experiences
Replies: 20
Views: 3274

Re: 22 Weeks, BP up - any positive experiences

I got the impression from my docs that the methyldopa was not as strong a bp drug as the other 2 you have taken previously. But Maybe they are starting with something milder since you are so early. It will make you very sleepy though. In my last pregnancy my bp started going up about the same time a...

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