Off topic, but sad news

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Re: Off topic, but sad news

Postby caryn » Tue Mar 08, 2011 06:42 pm

Kathrynb, can you email me at [email protected]? The "contact members" thing is broken for some reason but I can link you two through my email...
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Re: Off topic, but sad news

Postby alexa5 » Mon Mar 07, 2011 07:56 am

I am trying to reach you offline via email for privacy/confidentiality purposes, but he contact member function isn't working.... so I have contacted someone from preeclampsia foundation to help. Until then, didn't want you to think I didn't see your response.

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Re: Off topic, but sad news

Postby kathrynb » Thu Mar 03, 2011 02:14 pm

Are you in VA by chance? I didn't know the doctor personally but the doctor who over-saw my c-section 2 weeks ago had a partner who had just committed suicide. Just curious if you are talking about the same person and if we are in the same area.
Kathryn

Jacob Daniel Feb 18, 2011 born at 34 weeks due to severe PE, 11 days in the NICU.
5 lbs, 5 oz and 18 inches

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Re: Off topic, but sad news

Postby mellybute » Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:42 am

That is so sad. What a loss :-(
Melissa ~ 36 years old

Son ~ born April 2006 ~ No Complications
Son ~ born August 2009 ~ severe post partum pre-eclampsia, still on bp meds (never returned to normal)

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Re: Off topic, but sad news

Postby l412angel » Fri Feb 18, 2011 02:36 pm

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Laura Angel (Factor V Leiden)
Mommy to Cara Angel 2LBS 11OZ 16 IN. Born at 30 weeks due to Severe PE & HELLP.
"My life went with you sweetheart the day angels called you home"

Our Rainbow Baby Carter born March 5 2011 7lbs 7oz 20.5in 36 weeks 4days PE FREE

Baby #3 due June 2012

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Re: Off topic, but sad news

Postby alexa5 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 01:20 pm

That is what I was thinking was that he did so much for so many babies and parents....brought so many babies to full term that might not have otherwise made it--or helped the mother survive, and now he is gone.

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Re: Off topic, but sad news

Postby brandib » Fri Feb 18, 2011 01:07 pm

That is so very sad. Suicide is horrific. We had a good friend hang himself because he couldn't find work anywhere and had 4 children. Such a tragedy. To think of how many lives hes probably saved and yet he lost his own life. So sad :0(

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Re: Off topic, but sad news

Postby danielsmom » Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:16 am

Wow. That is incredibly sad.
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Off topic, but sad news

Postby alexa5 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 09:23 am

I just found out yesterday that the MFM I had consulted with a couple of times in my pregnancy with my son passed away. Apparently he committed suicide, which is very sad. He was very well respected for the work he did as he successfully handled some unique at risk pregnancies along with the more normal high risk pregnancies.


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