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by bethgirga
Wed Jul 27, 2011 02:11 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Poll: How is your pregnancy going? Anyone want to update??
Replies: 14
Views: 1434

Re: Poll: How is your pregnancy going?

What had happened in previous pregnancies/pregnancy? Hellp/PreE? PreE and HELLP, bedrest at 35 weeks due to a high blood pressure reading and induced at 37 weeks. Found out I had HELLP when I got to the hospital on day of induction. and what week did you deliver any previous babies? 37 weeks on the ...
by bethgirga
Mon Jul 25, 2011 02:44 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: question about pitting edema and liver enzymes
Replies: 6
Views: 955

Re: question about pitting edema and liver enzymes

I agree. Go to Labor and Delivery. You are at 37 weeks and just fine to have your baby. I had HEELP late (right around your time). It got worse as I was in the hospital. It can get worse over night. I don't want to worry you but don't worry yourself. Every symptom you are describing is exactly what ...
by bethgirga
Thu Jul 21, 2011 03:17 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: anyone take zoloft during pregnancy?
Replies: 5
Views: 1014

Re: anyone take zoloft during pregnancy?

This can be a REALLY frustrating and hard decision to make. My first pregnancy I decided to wean off all medications PRIOR to getting pregnant. My thought process was, if I get pregnant I'll be a different person and just feel relaxed, etc. That DID NOT happen. I was a train wreck. I couldn't sleep,...
by bethgirga
Wed Jul 13, 2011 07:45 am
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Does HELLP mainly happen with underlining conditions?
Replies: 3
Views: 1349

Re: Does HELLP mainly happen with underlining conditions?

From my understanding "not always". I had HELLP with my first pregnancy. I was put on bedrest at 35 weeks because I had ONE borderline high blood pressure reading. As I was on bedrest I was monitored for liver enzymes and 24 hour urine collections. Suddenly I had HELLP. I am a completely healthy per...
by bethgirga
Wed Jul 06, 2011 08:21 am
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: How did OB monitor you during 2nd pregnancy?
Replies: 3
Views: 1678

How did OB monitor you during 2nd pregnancy?

I am currently pregnant (22 weeks) with twins. I had PE and HELLP during my first pregnancy. Neither got extremely bad - I actually felt a lot worse AFTER I had my first (Nicholas) via c-section. I was placed on bedrest at 35 weeks due to high BP reading and then induced at 37 weeks. Even though I d...

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