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by aln030482
Wed Jun 09, 638923 4:55 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Kory has arrived, with worsening PE & HELLP
Replies: 9
Views: 1262

Kory has arrived, with worsening PE & HELLP

<t>I had gestational diabetes & towards the end, developed PE. We missed our last NST 2/26 & pre-admission bloodwork due to the snowy weather & were told just to arrive on Monday, March 1st for our scheduled repeat c-section. When we arrived Monday, blood work was drawn, urine was taken,...
by aln030482
Fri Nov 15, 638920 4:32 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Delivery soon?
Replies: 11
Views: 1421

Re : Delivery soon?

<t>Welcome to the boards! Each doctor will probably have their own preferance as to what they will do with what results & under what conditions, but I wanted to share what has happened with me. With my PE pregnancy last time, I had delivered via emergency c-section at 35w6d due to 24hr. protein ...
by aln030482
Sat Oct 12, 638920 7:03 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Advice on losing the baby weight
Replies: 5
Views: 754

Re : Advice on losing the baby weight

<t>I was in the same boat after having my last child in May 2008 & then miscarriages in both 12/08 & 5/09. I had actually joined a local gym & walked 1-2 miles each day on the treadmill, in addition to walking with the children if it was nice outside, taking them to the local park, or sw...
by aln030482
Sat Oct 12, 638920 6:45 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: how did you deal financially?
Replies: 22
Views: 2402

Re : how did you deal financially?

<t>When applying for assistance, they only count the current gross income (income before taxes) for the entire household. They will want to know the amounts of your monthly expenses, how many people are in your household, & any assets that you may have(such as CD's, bank accounts, vehicles, etc....
by aln030482
Fri Oct 11, 638920 2:31 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: how did you deal financially?
Replies: 22
Views: 2402

Re : how did you deal financially?

<t>I would suggest looking into any financial aid programs your state may have. You can qualify for foodstamps, medical, and/ or cash depending on your needs & what you qualify for. Some states also offer mortgage payment assistance to help you pay 1 or 2 payments. Also, look into any of your cr...
by aln030482
Mon Sep 30, 638920 6:16 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Worried & need some reassurance please....
Replies: 5
Views: 542

Re : Worried & need some reassurance please....

<t>Thanks girls for all of the advice. I was in the process of calling the OB today to see if I could move up the NST or the c-section in fear of the weather, but instead they ended up calling me before I got the chance. The OB decided to move the NST/BP check scheduled on friday from the office to ...
by aln030482
Sun Sep 29, 638920 8:50 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Worried & need some reassurance please....
Replies: 5
Views: 542

Worried & need some reassurance please....

<t>So I've been officially diagnosed as having PE & GD (gestational diabetes). I've been going for blood pressure checks & NST's 2x weekly for several weeks now. When I went yesterday LO barely passed the NST. Whenever LO moved, his heartrate went up to 130-135ish, but quickly went back down...
by aln030482
Thu Jul 11, 638920 3:49 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: early viability scan
Replies: 9
Views: 778

Re : early viability scan

Congratulations! With all of my previous pregnancy's I was around 6 wks. when they detected a heartbeat.
by aln030482
Thu May 23, 638920 11:47 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Going back in to L&D *** Updated**- NOW GOING HOME
Replies: 40
Views: 3060

Re : Going back in to L&D *** Updated**- NOW GOING HOME

Sending lots more baby baking weeks ahead for you!!! At least they are taking precautions & keeping a very close eye on you!!! Lots of positive thoughts & hugs headed your way!!!
by aln030482
Tue May 14, 638920 12:53 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: What is the purpose of NST's?
Replies: 4
Views: 657

What is the purpose of NST's?

<t>With having gestational diabetes with insulin, in addition to preeclampsia this pregnancy, my OB has been ordering NST's (nonstress tests) twice weekly for quite a few weeks now. While I understand they are to check on the well being of the baby, I'm really confused as to why, I feel, he is waist...

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