I lost my wife to HELLP Syndrome

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Re: I lost my wife to HELLP Syndrome

Postby johno » Sun Feb 19, 2017 06:59 pm

My God, I am so sorry for your lost Brother. My thoughts are with you.




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Re: I lost my wife to HELLP Syndrome

Postby MomTimesThree » Fri Jul 08, 2016 06:49 am

Chris,

I am so very sorry for the loss of your wife Meg. My thoughts are with you.

Lauren
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: I lost my wife to HELLP Syndrome

Postby MomTimesThree » Fri Jul 08, 2016 06:48 am

I am very sorry for the loss of your son.
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: I lost my wife to HELLP Syndrome

Postby Saga » Thu Jul 07, 2016 03:18 am

Hi Chris,
I just wanted to say I'm so sorry you have lost your wife, Meg, from HELLP. My son passed away shortly after he was born at 23 weeks (due date was in Oct.) on May 11th, 2016. I believe Preeclampsia killed my son. I know you're going through a hard time, I am too. Need someone to talk to? Send me a PM and I'd love to help you in need.
For more information, please visit: http://www.preeclampsia.org

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Re: I lost my wife to HELLP Syndrome

Postby laney_p » Mon Jun 27, 2016 02:03 pm

Hey Chris,

We are so incredibly sorry to hear about the loss of your wife Meg. It's something that no father/husband should have to experience. How is Oliver doing now?>

Please let us know if you'd like to be connected to a dad who has been in a similar situation! Unfortunately, we have a number of volunteers here at the Preeclampsia Foundation who lost their wives to HELLP syndrome complications, and they are always happy to just chat with and peer-to-peer counsel about their experience. I'd be happy to connect you. You can email me at laney.poye[at]preeclampsia.org.

So incredibly sorry that you are in this situation. Sending you lots of healing and sympathy.
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for more information, please visit www.preeclampsia.org

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Re: I lost my wife to HELLP Syndrome

Postby jenh » Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:55 pm

I'm so sorry for your loss. I have a friend who lost her sister to HELLP. Baby Drew survived and is 12 now. It was a long, hard road for the whole family.
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Wife to Brett 6/30/02
Mom to Ethne Joy 10/12/03, 35 weeks, severe PE
Mom to Catie Grace 12/8/06, 37 weeks, mild PE
Mom to Riley Faith and Gavin Arthur 7/7/09, 36 weeks, PIH 22 weeks, PE 31 weeks, severe post partum PE
Mom to four angels Grace (12/15/05), Ian (7/28/08), Declan (5/23/15), and Lucy (11/24/15)

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I lost my wife to HELLP Syndrome

Postby cjmckee » Tue Jun 21, 2016 03:24 pm

Hello,

I recently lost my wife Meg (although we were only married for two months) to HELLP Syndrome on 05/28/16. Our son Oliver made it successfully from an emergency c-section, but Meg passed away a few hours after. She was 24 and was so healthy. It came as a huge shock. Her vitals kept dropping and they weren't able to stabilize her. This experience has been extremely traumatic and I am wondering if there is anyone else out there that has had to deal with the loss of a wife and birth of a son/daughter at the same time.

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