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by mrsmatt0511
Tue Apr 14, 2009 09:47 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: calling L&D vs calling your OB
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Re : calling L&D vs calling your OB

I always call the on-call dr who then sends me to l & d. But, if you're feeling brushed off by the on-call doc, you can always just go to l & d to get checked out!!!
by mrsmatt0511
Tue Apr 14, 2009 01:03 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: question about protein dip sticks
Replies: 1
Views: 274

question about protein dip sticks

So, I'm monitoring my urine and am supposed to call if I get a reading of 2+. Well, I just tested, and around the outside of the square it definitely matches the 2+, but the whole square is not that dark.

Does this make any sense? Any experience?
by mrsmatt0511
Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:40 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: how long from diagnosis to delivery? and other ?'s
Replies: 5
Views: 569

Re : how long from diagnosis to delivery? and other ?'s

<t>Thanks, Heather. I forgot to mention that I did get the steroid shots for the baby's lungs, so thankfully if we have to go down that path at least we have the shots on board. I was hospitalized last week with a killer headache and nausea and clonus, so they did the steroid shots then. Our son nev...
by mrsmatt0511
Tue Apr 14, 2009 09:41 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: how long from diagnosis to delivery? and other ?'s
Replies: 5
Views: 569

how long from diagnosis to delivery? and other ?'s

<t>so, I dealt with severe pre-e with my son, and am 33 weeks pregnant now. Yesterday at my OB appt. my BP was up, I had gained NINE pounds in one week, and my 24-hour urine was at 1,000 mg. We've been down this road before!:( <br/> <br/> I'm supposed to call if: <br/> *My BP reaches 135/80ish (my b...
by mrsmatt0511
Fri Apr 10, 2009 04:41 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: question about protein
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re : question about protein

<t>thanks, Heather! that makes me feel better a little about the protein. My BP is stable around 130/75, which is significantly high for me since my baseline this pregnancy was around 100/50. We're just trying to make it as far as we can...I'm starting to get a killer headache today, which has me pa...
by mrsmatt0511
Fri Apr 10, 2009 01:00 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: question about protein
Replies: 3
Views: 354

question about protein

<t>I had pre-eclampsia with my son, and am now 32 weeks (and 2 days!) pregnant with #2, a girl. :D <br/> <br/> It's been a difficult pregnancy (hyperemesis including a picc line, three pulmonary embolisms and more blood clots in my arms, and now pre-eclampsia symptoms seem to be developing).<br/> <b...

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