I had Izzy. Pe strikes again pics added

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Re : I had Izzy. Pe strikes again pics added

Postby sarab » Tue Apr 22, 2008 02:04 am

Congratulations, Amy! Sorry to hear about the rough ride, but it's great that you and little Izzy are both doing well.

Try and get some rest, and enjoy your new little one!

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Re : I had Izzy. Pe strikes again pics added

Postby blythe » Tue Apr 22, 2008 00:54 am

Congratulations, Amy! A good birth experience with PE is one where you get a healthy mama and healthy baby!! Come back and share your mag story, though! Welcome to that club [;)]. Twitchy reflexes make me worry about CNS involvement and seizures, so I'm glad you got magged for it this time. I hope you're able to regroup a little and enjoy your new baby girl!!!

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Re : I had Izzy. Pe strikes again pics added

Postby heather j » Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:35 pm

Three cheers for good doctors! Congratulations, Amy; I hope things settle down for you. Give her a good squeeze from all of us!

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Re : I had Izzy. Pe strikes again pics added

Postby kathyc » Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:07 pm

Ouch! Sorry you had such a rough time. But I am so very glad you are both doing ok. Take good care of yourself. Welcome baby Izzy!

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Postby mom2tori » Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:01 pm

Congratulations and welcome to the world Izzy!!! I am sorry to hear that things got bad for you but very happy to hear that you are doing somewhat better. I am looking forward to your update

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Re : I had Izzy. Pe strikes again pics added

Postby Guest » Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:41 pm

Congrats Amy!! Welcome to the world Izzy! [:D] So sorry about the pe but at least you have your beautiful daughter. Woohoo!!

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Re : I had Izzy. Pe strikes again pics added

Postby caryn » Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:36 pm

Welcome Earthside, Izzy!

I hope you have a speedy recovery, Amy; that blindsided feeling is no fun.

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Re : I had Izzy. Pe strikes again pics added

Postby pkandm » Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:30 pm

Congratulations! Sorry you got PE again, but glad that you have a healthy baby and are hopefully on the way to recovery. Relax and take care of yourself...yes, Mag stinks!! I need one of those shirts too!!

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I had Izzy. Pe strikes again pics added

Postby celticepona » Mon Apr 21, 2008 09:53 pm

I wont write long. very tired. thurday am went to labor and delivery with pressures of 153/100. found i was spilling protien and had plus two reflexes. they admitted me then and began the induction and put me ritght on Mag. I was on mag from thrusday to saturday. the induction took two days. they began pictocin on satruday at 9am. I had a marathon labor of 5 hours!!!!!!!! by 230 pm i had pushed her out. it was a very horrible, painful delivey and she came out kind of sideways but i pushed her out. Izzy weighed 6lbs 9 oz 19 inches and was born at exactly 37 weeks. I held off pe till 36 1/2 weeks. we came home today. Izzy doing very good and is a wonderful baby. I am swollen with swollen ankles and fingers. Still twichy nerves cns irritation and some hyperrefelxia. Peri said we caught it in time and I do not need to be on bedrest but to continue my bp meds. bps behaved themselves during delviery and are running ok now. I go back to peri in two days to get checked again. will write more and send pics when have more energy. PE is nasty but have beautiful baby.

I want an official "I survived mag" shirt....will tell about that later. :)


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