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by sheri-ct
Thu Apr 01, 638923 11:17 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Factor V
Replies: 5
Views: 1072

Re : Factor V

Hi Belle,

I'm sorry that I don't have any answers for you. You might want to post on the forum for underlying conditions. You might find more posters there with this condition.

Sheri
by sheri-ct
Thu Apr 01, 638923 10:43 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: How long for body to recover?
Replies: 7
Views: 1353

Re : How long for body to recover?

<t>Hi Laura,<br/> <br/> Every pregnancy is so different. I had severe pre-e with my first pregnancy and I recovered pretty quickly (given everything that happened!) and was off bp meds within 2 weeks. This time, I "only" had gestational hypertension, but it took 6 weeks and a lot of meds to get my b...
by sheri-ct
Mon Aug 26, 638920 1:25 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Success!
Replies: 9
Views: 1731

Re : Success!

Congrats!!!! Wonderful news! Hope it's an uneventful 9 months!
by sheri-ct
Thu May 02, 638920 8:47 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Preeclampsia and chronic hypertension
Replies: 5
Views: 1341

Re : Preeclampsia and chronic hypertension

<t>Yes, a preconception consult is a great start. I also developed pre-e with my twin pregnancy. My OB did not necessarily think I needed a consult with MFM, but later changed her mind and referred me after my underlying conditions were discovered. While they could not prevent pre-e from recurring, ...
by sheri-ct
Sat Mar 16, 638920 7:05 pm
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: We are preparing again....
Replies: 5
Views: 1054

Re : We are preparing again....

<t>Hi Bethers,<br/> <br/> Congrats on the birth of your DD. I'm glad to hear she is doing well. I'm sorry for your scary experience and past losses. You've come to the right place for support. I also was told by many people (friends and family) that I should not have another child after my experienc...
by sheri-ct
Tue Mar 05, 638920 11:30 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Delivered!!! (34 weeks)
Replies: 27
Views: 3184

Re : Delivered!!! (34 weeks)

Congrats!!!!!
by sheri-ct
Tue Mar 05, 638920 3:18 am
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: Breastfeeding
Replies: 8
Views: 2375

Re : Breastfeeding

<t>Supply issues are soooooo stressful! What kind of pump are you using? If you are using the PIS, make sure you are changing the membranes (little white things) every 2-3 weeks (they last longer for people that only occasionally pump, but not for exclusive pumpers). How many times per day are you p...
by sheri-ct
Thu Feb 22, 638920 11:50 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: RSV Shots today
Replies: 2
Views: 1958

Re : RSV Shots today

Wow! WTG! Keep up the great work! My twins weren't that big until they were almost a year (and my DD is still not that much bigger at 2.5 years old!).
by sheri-ct
Thu Feb 22, 638920 11:44 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: OT evaluation tomorrow
Replies: 17
Views: 7238

Re : OT evaluation tomorrow

Good luck, Kara. Shane has been diagnosed with a mild case (so far!) of SPD. Have you read the book The Out-of-Sync Child? I have not yet, but our EI person just told me that I might find it helpful. Hope the OT consult goes well and you are offered some good advice.

Sheri
by sheri-ct
Thu Feb 22, 638920 9:21 pm
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: Ongoing reflux - gastric fibroscopy?
Replies: 7
Views: 4133

Re : Ongoing reflux - gastric fibroscopy?

<t>All 3 of my kids had/have severe reflux. It's so stressful and upsetting to see your little one in pain. Have you tried different meds? My twins did best on a Prevacid compound, but my youngest DD does best on the soultabs (and a much higher dose than the twins, which seems strange since she was ...

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