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by auntieem
Thu Apr 30, 2009 02:11 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Doppler fail, IUGR & delivery imminent @ 28wks?
Replies: 3
Views: 722

Doppler fail, IUGR & delivery imminent @ 28wks?

<t>My friend is 28 weeks pregnant(as of today) with twins. She has had chronic hypertension throughout the pregnancy, although she doesn't have any other signs of preeclampsia. Both twins have IUGR (intrauterine growth restriction), possibly due in part to the hypertension. The smaller twin has seve...
by auntieem
Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:59 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Hypertension, twin pregnancy, and IUGR
Replies: 8
Views: 1112

Re : Hypertension, twin pregnancy, and IUGR

<t>Hi Caryn, I don't think the size difference was thought to be caused by TTTS, although I don't know if she asked this specifically. I assume the Dr would have told her if he suspected it. I don't think she was given any explanation for the difference in size. I do know that the smaller twin is a ...
by auntieem
Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Hypertension, twin pregnancy, and IUGR
Replies: 8
Views: 1112

Re : Hypertension, twin pregnancy, and IUGR

Kim, thanks for your reply! That's very good to hear that your boy was about the same size when he was born (and that he's OK!!). I know it must have been a scary time.
by auntieem
Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Hypertension, twin pregnancy, and IUGR
Replies: 8
Views: 1112

Re : Hypertension, twin pregnancy, and IUGR

<t>Thank you so much for the replies and for the information, Summer and Andrea! It's definitely not a fun time, but with the steroid shots and hopefully at least a few more weeks in utero, hopefully they'll keep growing some and make it without serious trouble. The concerning part is that their gro...
by auntieem
Wed Apr 15, 2009 01:36 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Hypertension, twin pregnancy, and IUGR
Replies: 8
Views: 1112

Hypertension, twin pregnancy, and IUGR

<t>Hi, I'm not sure that this is the best forum for this question, but everyone seems very knowledgeable here, so I'm hoping that someone can help or at least point me to another possible source of information.<br/> <br/> My friend is almost 26 weeks pregnant with fraternal twins via IVF. She has ha...

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