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by biokatie
Sat Jun 16, 2012 09:05 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Concerned at 35+2 wks
Replies: 27
Views: 7176

Re: Concerned at 35+2 wks

Wow...happy everything is good...but scary that it went like that....I guess it is a good lesson to us, your partner, your doc etc...sorry about the mag. Get some rest mama and congrats.
by biokatie
Sat Jun 16, 2012 08:57 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Got to 35 weeks....
Replies: 5
Views: 1933

Re: Got to 35 weeks....

Thanks for the info. I don't think I'll make it to 39. Pressure is up to 160/110 ish on about 1200 mg labatelol daily. Lower with rest. Dr appt tues. have had a mild but constant headache that turned pretty bad last night but subsided with coffee and tylenol. Bpp and nst were good this week. I see m...
by biokatie
Sun Jun 10, 2012 09:21 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Got to 35 weeks....
Replies: 5
Views: 1933

Got to 35 weeks....

In my last pregnancy I had severe pre-e at 33 weeks and delivered at 36. I had steroids at 33 and he only had hrs in nicu. I hated being on magnesium sulfate for so many reasons (slowwww induction, hallucination, loss of bonding time, difficulty or impossibility of initiating latch, a total of about...
by biokatie
Sun Mar 25, 2012 07:17 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: What is your blood type?
Replies: 18
Views: 2316

Re: What is your blood type?

A- my mom had pre-e 2X and she is A+
by biokatie
Fri Mar 23, 2012 08:38 am
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: There goes my blood pressure again!
Replies: 7
Views: 5455

Re: There goes my blood pressure again!

I am sorry for your loss. I feel very bad for you because this is not what you need right now whatsoever.
by biokatie
Fri Mar 23, 2012 08:32 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 24 weeks-what do you think my chances are...?
Replies: 1
Views: 631

24 weeks-what do you think my chances are...?

Of not developing preeclampsia again? Last time I got sick around 33 weeks. I was gestational diabetic last time and am this time (doc not sure if type 2) diagnosed both times at 8 weeks. Honestly...I shouldn't have ttc. I weigh more and my BP was out of control when I conceived. About a month befor...
by biokatie
Mon Dec 28, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Any advice...
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re : Any advice...

<t>My fatty liver was first diagnosed when I had my gallbladder out, by gross examination I guess during the surgery. That was about 5 years ago. Then about 3 years ago, I suddenly became ill...and they didn't really find anything in my labs at the ER...but 3 days after that my PCP found my enzymes ...
by biokatie
Mon Dec 28, 2009 00:58 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Any advice...
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re : Any advice...

<t>Wow, you have a lot of the same medical problems I have. I am on 200 mcg of synthroid. Do you know what your TSH was last time? I finally (first check since 2nd trimester) have what my doctor described as PERFECT numbers since the 5 years I was diagnosed. I also have been diagnosed with a fatty l...
by biokatie
Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:07 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: C-Section
Replies: 15
Views: 2066

Re : C-Section

<t>I was induced @ 36 weeks. It took about 30 hours. I wasnt given a choice which was good because i was very nervous about childbirth, have done surgery before...but docs said he was small...so it would be easy when things got going. There were a couple times he was in distress but he quickly recov...
by biokatie
Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 1st trimester screen...
Replies: 5
Views: 512

Re : 1st trimester screen...

I always said I don't think I'd go through that testing again because it was so nervewracking...with having to do a CVS and wait for results...but I guess it would because there seems to be at least some evidence that low papp-a is a risk factor for pre-e.

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