Pregnant 5 years after...

Are you pregnant again after having preeclampsia once already in a previous pregnancy? Post your thoughts/concerns here - there are others who share your feelings. This is also the home of our Bedrest Buddies Support group.
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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby laney_p » Tue Jan 13, 2015 03:23 pm

Yay thanks for letting us know how you are doing! We will cross our fingers for you to get across that 39-40 week mark PE-free!!
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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby KetchupSpud » Tue Jan 13, 2015 03:54 am

That's great! 34w is a huge milestone! Congratulations!! Hope the little one keeps baking! :)
Mama to Logan Patrick (8/23/14-8/26/14) & Bryce Anthony (8/23/14-9/13/14), frateral twins born at 23w5d due to severe pre-e turning into HELLP.
Hoping for a rainbow in Sept '16.

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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby Angela0105 » Mon Jan 12, 2015 09:56 pm

Hey!!! It's been a busy few weeks! I'm currently 34 weeks!!! It is insane! No pree yet! I have only had a trace amount of protein but my BP has been elevated nothing to concerning though!! I stopped working just because I don't want to over do it! I'm still terrified and still fear leaving my daughter but im a bit more at ease

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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby KetchupSpud » Fri Dec 19, 2014 04:30 am

It's been a little more than two weeks since your post - hoping to hear that you've successfully made it farther than before and are still going strong!
Mama to Logan Patrick (8/23/14-8/26/14) & Bryce Anthony (8/23/14-9/13/14), frateral twins born at 23w5d due to severe pre-e turning into HELLP.
Hoping for a rainbow in Sept '16.

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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby Angela0105 » Thu Dec 04, 2014 08:10 pm

I passed!!! Annd only had a trace amount of protein in my 24 hour collection! !!! In 2 weeks I'll be more pregnant than I was with my daughter! Fingers crossed! !!

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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby caryn » Mon Dec 01, 2014 06:07 pm

A little GD isn't too bad, in the scheme of things!
Science! The articles you don't want to miss:
The Preeclampsia Puzzle (New Yorker) and Silent Struggle: A New Theory of Pregnancy (New York Times)
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DS Oscar born by emergent C-section at 34 weeks for fetal indicators, due to severe PE
DD Bridget born by C-section after water broke at 39 weeks after a healthy pregnancy

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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby Angela0105 » Mon Dec 01, 2014 00:08 am

Soo
I'm currently 28 weeks! BP has elevated but not to bad! I failed my 1 hour glucose by 10 points so tomorrow I do the 3 hour along with turning in my 24 hour urine baseline test! Eek fingers crossed! I'm 2 weeks from my delivery day with my daughter so my anxiety is bad haha

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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby MomTimesThree » Wed Oct 15, 2014 07:39 am

All crossables crossed for you both! :)
2008-Our Baby Girl, PTL born too early at 30w6d, Fought so hard... Forever Loved & Missed
2010- Lil' Bro, Pre-E at 29 weeks... Induced at 36w6d, Born 37w
2012- Lil' Sis, Super-imposed pre-e at 25 weeks, PTL & GD at 35 weeks, Evicted 36w

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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby midwestmom » Tue Oct 14, 2014 01:51 am

Yay! Congratulations, boys are the best! I'm so glad things are uneventful for you!
I have a 25 week appointment tomorrow, hopefully everything's going to be ok, take it easy! Lauren :-)
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Son born by emergency C-section due to severe preeclampsia in August 2009. Born 29wks2days weighing 3lbs, he is a healthy toddler now.

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Re: Pregnant 5 years after...

Postby Angela0105 » Tue Oct 14, 2014 00:24 am

It's a boy!!!!
My ob has started the every 2 week appointmenst more for my own sanity haha. My bp hasn't been bad and they haven't mentioned any protein!!! Fingers crossed it stays away.... far far away


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