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by sckitzo
Mon Jun 01, 2009 01:33 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Anyone had retained placental fragments?
Replies: 2
Views: 1269

Re : Anyone had retained placental fragments?

<t>Yes I had this. I had my daughter Jan 23rd, I bled for about two weeks then It stopped for a few days. Then I started bleeding again Pretty heavy. I was told it was normal. I had monthly appointments after that until my bleeding stopped. At each appointment I was told that each person bleeds a di...
by sckitzo
Wed May 20, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: What happens biologically during Pre-E
Replies: 64
Views: 52879

Re : What happens biologically during Pre-E

<t>Can anyone tell me if Hyeremsis (rare condition in pregnancy that causes extreme Morning (all day) sickness, weight loss) and PE have any connection. I had Hyperemsis in both prenancies and Severe PE, in both pregnancies. This caused extreme stress on my body in the first trimester, and was wonde...
by sckitzo
Mon May 18, 2009 10:44 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: UPDATE: soon to be mom of 34 week little angel
Replies: 19
Views: 2691

Re : UPDATE: soon to be mom of 34 week little angel

<t>My 33 Weeker, was in the NICU for a total of 26 days, she was 3pds 3ounces. The first week was for jandice and keeping her temp up, then next two weeks was trying to get her to eat, she was ready just lazy. Once I conviced the Dr's to take out her feeding tube (they did not want to B/C of her wei...
by sckitzo
Mon May 11, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Weight at one year
Replies: 9
Views: 1478

Re : Weight at one year

<t>I think my daughter was 16pds at a year also. She is now over 4 years old and only 10pds heavier. Last she weighed 27 pounds. I looked back at my growth as a kid, and I followed the exact same growth pattern. She is a slightly thinner but 2 inches taller. I was a smaill baby but term, I believe 6...
by sckitzo
Mon May 11, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Always Pre-e before HELLP?
Replies: 6
Views: 1081

Re : Always Pre-e before HELLP?

<t>Mine is a weird case. With my daughter 1st pregnancy, I had Severe PE but no signs at all of HELLP. With my son I was put in the hospital for Swelling and Protien (signs of PE) but then my protien dropped to a trace and my swelling went down, My BP was creeping up (high for me) but not even close...
by sckitzo
Tue Apr 28, 2009 01:36 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: Anyone See Mystery DX last night
Replies: 1
Views: 616

Anyone See Mystery DX last night

Hey did anyone catch Mystery DX last night on Dicovery Health. They had a show about a women who found out that she only had one kidney and half a uterus after having severe PE. I thought they did pretty good about showing what it can really be like. Just wondering!
by sckitzo
Mon Apr 06, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: Just need some support
Replies: 10
Views: 1326

Re : Just need some support

<t>Just an update. Our little foster baby is still in the hospital. She is still on O2. They have been unable to wean her off. So we are still just taking this day by day. Her parents were visiting alot in the first few days, but they are back to Why she was placed with us in the first place. Her fa...
by sckitzo
Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: Just need some support
Replies: 10
Views: 1326

Just need some support

<t>I know I don't post a whole lot anymore but I still lurk around. I am having a hard time right now and just need some support. Since we lost our son in 10/2006 we have still not been able to feel safe trying for another baby. With my history of PE it would be risky. So we went ahead and got lisen...
by sckitzo
Thu Mar 26, 2009 02:34 pm
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: The role of PE information in your loss
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re : The role of PE information in your loss

<t>I was having a perfect first pregnancy, I had low BP and every appointment went perfect Until.... I went into my 29 week appt, had an ultrasound, everything was perfect. Over the next week I noticed that my hands, face and ankeles were swelling. Over the next month I placed 11 calls to my obgyn a...
by sckitzo
Tue Mar 10, 2009 05:18 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Blood resuls
Replies: 4
Views: 580

Re : Blood resuls

This tests for both low and high values of these protiens. If he is recomending protien C testing I would also ask about protien S testing. These two protiens work closely with each other and both if they are low can cause clotting issues. My Protein C was high.

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