When to stop LDA--Caryn? Maybe you'd know this one.

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Re: When to stop LDA--Caryn? Maybe you'd know this one.

Postby jennashell » Fri Apr 01, 2011 04:54 pm

Thanks for the info..this makes me feel better :)
Severe eclamptic seizures in the car-no pe diagnosis previously- at 28 weeks. Emergency c section baby born at 2 lb 11 oz. He's now 5 years old!

Pre E with #2 at 32 weeks, emergency c-section at 35 weeks, baby born at 3lb 9oz. She's now 2 1/2!

#3 Pre-E free! Planned c section at 37 1/2 weeks! 1 week in nicu due to breathing and antibiotic treatment.

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Re: When to stop LDA--Caryn? Maybe you'd know this one.

Postby rebecca2 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:23 am

I was on LDA right up until the night before my c-section at 35w6d. It wasn't an emergency, but it wasn't planned. My amniotic fluid dropped to a 2 over the weekend, so my MFM decided it was time. Having the LDA in my system didn't cause any issues during the delivery.
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Re: When to stop LDA--Caryn? Maybe you'd know this one.

Postby angieb » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:22 am

We've had posters here who were on it till and through delivery and were fine. I'm 32 weeks, delivering at 36 is the plan (classical c-section), so they are keeping me on it 2 more weeks just to be extra safe though really my MFM is comfortable if I had to deliver tomorrow with it in my system. She'd rather me stay on it longer, because she does feel like it helps, than stop it too early. (We stopped lovenox at 29 weeks and maybe it's coincidental but things have been getting slowly worse ever since, though I'm still far from diagnostic pre-e.)
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#1-Olivia Caetlyn-9-28-09-9-28-09, 23+2 wks, emergency classic c-section, class I HELLP, IUGR
#2- Lucas Oliver (rainbow baby)- April 2011, 36+2 wks, HELLP and pre-e free! (lovenox and LDA pregnancy)
#3-Matthew, late October 2012...mostly normal, 37 wks, (lovenox and LDA again)
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Re: When to stop LDA--Caryn? Maybe you'd know this one.

Postby crowderkb » Thu Mar 31, 2011 07:39 pm

My mfm said to stop LDA at 36 weeks, even though he didn't think I was going to make it much past that. I think that is just his rule, he said it really doesn't have much impact on delivery/c-section.

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When to stop LDA--Caryn? Maybe you'd know this one.

Postby jennashell » Thu Mar 31, 2011 04:43 pm

I saw a mfm doc prior to conception, who suggested, among other things starting LDA after 12 weeks. The closest mfm/specialist is over an hour away, so I have been seeing the local ob and, since I've not had any problems so far (I'm almost 34 weeks!!!!!) I haven't been to see the specialist again. The doc has told me LDA wouldn't help, so I didn't need to take it but it was up to me. BUT, because of the specialist, I've been taking it just in case. We are hoping to plan the c section this time, around 37 weeks...butttt...all our c sections has been last minute emergencies so just in case we don't get time to plan, when do people usually stop taking the LDA? With the previous 2 emergency c sections, I'm scard of a rupture or tear, or losing too much blood during the section. I insisted they check my iron last time, and they looked at me silly, but they did do it..and....yup...they said I was anemic and am now also on iron. I think my iron level right around 10. Could this have anything to do with the aspirin? Or can being anemic and LDA make bleeding worse?

Any thoughts??

Thanks!!
Severe eclamptic seizures in the car-no pe diagnosis previously- at 28 weeks. Emergency c section baby born at 2 lb 11 oz. He's now 5 years old!

Pre E with #2 at 32 weeks, emergency c-section at 35 weeks, baby born at 3lb 9oz. She's now 2 1/2!

#3 Pre-E free! Planned c section at 37 1/2 weeks! 1 week in nicu due to breathing and antibiotic treatment.


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