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by laney_p
Mon Oct 05, 2015 02:14 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Delivered 10/01, lab work and symptoms worse?
Replies: 10
Views: 2441

Re: Delivered 10/01, lab work and symptoms worse?

Hey Emma, Sorry to hear what you have been through so recently! How are you feeling today? Most women do experience continuing issues, especially in the week after having had preeclampsia, but it's important that you report any symptoms you are continuing have to your care provider. Preeclampsia can...
by laney_p
Thu Oct 01, 2015 04:57 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 22 weeks & Confused/Scared
Replies: 9
Views: 2109

Re: 22 weeks & Confused/Scared

So sorry to hear of what you are going through. While your BP might fluctuate some with preeclampsia, it will continue to trend high until the pregnancy is concluded. They might place you on medication to try and help stabilize your blood pressure as much as possible to get you and your baby as far ...
by laney_p
Mon Sep 21, 2015 07:29 pm
Forum: Writing Heals
Topic: The First Time...
Replies: 8
Views: 15834

Re: The First Time...

This is so powerful, heblek. :( Really love it.
by laney_p
Mon Sep 21, 2015 06:42 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Worried, not really sure what's happening.
Replies: 4
Views: 1311

Re: Worried, not really sure what's happening.

Hey Tommie, So sorry to hear of all that you are going through when you are doing SUCH a wonderful and generous thing for another family. Unfortunately, for reasons that aren't totally understood by research, surrogate pregnancies are at a slightly elevated risk for preeclampsia. Families that have ...
by laney_p
Mon Sep 14, 2015 02:51 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Now 35 weeks...history of HELLP/eclampsia
Replies: 3
Views: 930

Re: Now 35 weeks...history of HELLP/eclampsia

Hi there! Wow, so sorry to hear what you have been through, but thankful that you and your little girl were okay. Congratulations on getting to 35 weeks preeclampsia/eclampsia/HELLP syndrome-free! I know that you are feeling worried, but getting this far is also a wonderful feeling to celebrate. Rep...
by laney_p
Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: High Protein in Urine, A Reason to Deliver Early?
Replies: 2
Views: 1072

Re: High Protein in Urine, A Reason to Deliver Early?

So sorry to hear what you have been through this pregnancy. High protein in your urine signifies that your kidneys are not functioning properly, which can happen for a variety of reasons. For women who have high blood pressure during pregnancy, this is a sign that the hypertension has affected the w...
by laney_p
Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: mother and daughter in law had pre e
Replies: 1
Views: 759

Re: mother and daughter in law had pre e

Preeclampsia does have a genetic component to it that can be passed down from both the father and the mother. Research suggests that preeclampsia is likely caused by circulating factors during the creation of the placenta, which is contributed to by both the mother and the father's DNA. Having a sis...
by laney_p
Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: placenta research
Replies: 5
Views: 9267

Re: placenta research

Hey Sarah, Sorry for the delay in response; I just saw your post! We do not do direct placental sample collection, but there are some local studies that sometimes take placental donations. You might ask your local hospital or your Ob and find out if there are any nearby studies. In addition, check o...
by laney_p
Wed Aug 26, 2015 04:21 pm
Forum: Pregunta al que sabe (foro latino)
Topic: Una investigación de los Estados Unidos se llama Heart Health 4 Mom (HH4M)
Replies: 0
Views: 8037

Una investigación de los Estados Unidos se llama Heart Health 4 Mom (HH4M)

Esta investigación, que se llama Heart Health 4 Moms (HH4M), se llevará a cabo en línea y se centra en mejorar los comportamientos saludables a largo plazo de las nuevas madres que recientemente han tenido preeclampsia. Tiene que vivir en uno de los 50 estados de los EEUU o uno de los territorios de...
by laney_p
Wed Aug 26, 2015 04:04 pm
Forum: Pregunta al que sabe (foro latino)
Topic: Preeclampsia sin hipertension?
Replies: 1
Views: 6867

Re: Preeclampsia sin hipertension?

Hola, Siento mucho lo de tu pérdida. Es algo que ninguna familia debe tener la experiencia, sobre todo en lo que va a lo largo de su embarazo. La preeclampsia a menudo puede pasar desapercibida. Su presión arterial no puede haber alcanzado 140/90 (los criterios para el diagnóstico de preeclampsia). ...

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