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by mermaid
Sat Apr 05, 2008 08:42 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: coming down the homestretch!
Replies: 13
Views: 962

Re : coming down the homestretch!

<t>just another update to report that my OB said that im out of the woods for post partum pre-e now (yahooo), blood pressure is back down to 110/60, and c-section is healing well. also, my clotting disorder is under control and my platelets have climbed back up to 156, so i'm going off the prednison...
by mermaid
Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: coming down the homestretch!
Replies: 13
Views: 962

Re : coming down the homestretch!

<t>hi ladies,<br/> happy to report that i delivered a healthy baby boy on 3-16-08...,i was 36 wks and 5 days, and ended up needing another emergency c-section under general anesthesia due to my blood clotting problem not respondong to treatment the last week. i had 3 blood transfusions but my platel...
by mermaid
Wed Mar 12, 2008 08:05 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: coming down the homestretch!
Replies: 13
Views: 962

Re : coming down the homestretch!

<t>hi ladies,<br/> quick update, no baby yet!!! we tolerated the 9 hour transfusion and admission on monday, and drs discharged me to home. they said that i didnt have any signs of PE yet (i'm 36.5 wks), bp was nice and low 110/70's, they werent impressed with my swelling, and most importantly my li...
by mermaid
Fri Mar 07, 2008 10:09 am
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: HELLP at 29 weeks.
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Re : HELLP at 29 weeks.

<t>just another HELLP survivor story here! i delivered my first with severe and sudden onset HELLP at 36 wks under general anesthesia with 8 blood transfusions, we both survived and he only had 1 week in the nICU..i'm now 35 wks and 6 days prego with #2..now i dont want to jinx myself, and i just po...
by mermaid
Fri Mar 07, 2008 09:51 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: coming down the homestretch!
Replies: 13
Views: 962

coming down the homestretch!

<t>hi ladies,<br/> just wanted to thank everyone for this amazing sight, it's been such a godsend for me over the last few years! well i'm happy to report i am going to be 36 wks this weekend and feeling well (minus annoying cold)...heres my situation, i've been followed by high risk OB and Hema all...
by mermaid
Fri Mar 07, 2008 09:42 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Heather100
Replies: 32
Views: 2266

Re : Heather100

YOU DID IT!!! what a hero! congrats on getting thru a PE FREE pregnancy and great delivery, soo happy for you and your healthy family!
by mermaid
Fri Mar 07, 2008 09:40 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 188/146 Blood Pressure!
Replies: 20
Views: 2401

Re : 188/146 Blood Pressure!

i say definitely call your MD and talk to them about it, that is a very high BP and let the MD decide what they want to do..you can never be too careful! have a nice, low stress morning while you wait for MD to advise you...you'll be ok, best of luck!
by mermaid
Tue Feb 26, 2008 07:49 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: ultrasound shows low lying placenta
Replies: 9
Views: 1511

Re : ultrasound shows low lying placenta

i also had this at 20 weeks, a moderate placenta previa i think they called it, i'm 34 wks now and it has totally corrected itself, stay positive, my OB said most of these partial PP's correct themselves!
by mermaid
Tue Feb 26, 2008 07:46 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Diabetes
Replies: 16
Views: 2536

Re : Diabetes

<t>i agree the pre=diabetes, gestational diabetes, and type 11 diabetes stuff is all so confusing...my story is that i never had any sugar/pre diabetes issues before pregnancy #1, then got GD with pregnancy #1 but it responded very well to diet control and i had no need for meds...after my son, i lo...
by mermaid
Tue Feb 19, 2008 04:09 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Guilty Pleasures :-)
Replies: 18
Views: 1289

Re : Guilty Pleasures :-)

cookie dough-i have to admit, i've indulged several times this pregnancy after learning i didnt have gest diabetes this time around, oh and a mug of hot chocolate every night! shoulder rubs from hubby are up there as well, need them all the time!

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