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by steelsword328
Wed May 11, 2005 07:14 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: AFP and link to PE
Replies: 6
Views: 1128

AFP and link to PE

<t>My doc wants me to get the AFP screening--had it MON. because he said there is some research out there possibly linking high AFP's (I guess in the absence of down's syn or neural tube defects--false postives I supposed) to possible development of PE. Of course like much research--it is not always...
by steelsword328
Wed May 11, 2005 07:13 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: AFP and link to PE
Replies: 8
Views: 647

AFP and link to PE

<t>My doc wants me to get the AFP screening--had it MON. because he said there is some research out there possibly linking high AFP's (I guess in the absence of down's syn or neural tube defects--false postives I supposed) to possible development of PE. Of course like much research--it is not always...
by steelsword328
Wed May 11, 2005 07:05 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: BP up on Monday....questions
Replies: 3
Views: 683

BP up on Monday....questions

<t>Hey all! I joined a year or so ago, but haven't posted in a while. Well, I'm back now and pg with #2 at 16w5d!! With dd I developed sudden and severe PE at 26wks and delivered her at 26w2d...she's doing great now!<br/> I had been having headaches all weekend, but related it to allergies/sinuses. ...
by steelsword328
Tue Feb 22, 2005 07:45 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: I'm back.....and pg!!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 1046

Re : I'm back.....and pg!!!!

<t>I want to thank everyone for such a warm welcome. I'm looking forward to chatting with you all!<br/> <br/> Catherine--yes, I'm still working in the NICU, but will be transferring back to my old job where I can work 8hour days and it will be alot less stressful. My doc thought it was a wise choice...
by steelsword328
Mon Feb 21, 2005 06:42 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: anyone on Heparin..success stories...
Replies: 3
Views: 931

anyone on Heparin..success stories...

<t>I am currently 5w3d with baby #2. My dd was born at 26wk due to severe PE. A year after delivery, my ob drew some blood work and discovered I was positive for one of the anticardiolipin antibodies. So, per his orders, I started baby asa every day and heparin 2x day at 5weeks. I've read up some on...
by steelsword328
Mon Feb 21, 2005 06:04 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: I'm back.....and pg!!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 1046

I'm back.....and pg!!!!

<t>I haven't posted here in a LONG time, so some of you may not remember me. Dh and I had been ttc since May 04. I went on clomid in Sept for 5 mo and just found out I was pg last week! I am 5w3d! I had severe pre-eclampsia with my dd and deliverd at 26wks. About a year later, my doc drew some blood...
by steelsword328
Tue Sep 28, 2004 07:34 pm
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: I'm back, ?'s about Clomid and glucophage
Replies: 6
Views: 667

I'm back, ?'s about Clomid and glucophage

<t>Haven't been on in awhile. Been busy--etc, etc. I started my new job in the NICU about 8 weeks ago and so far so good. It has been a bit challenging (ok alot) going from caring for adults for almost 8 years to neonates. But, I'm glad I made the move.<br/> Onto the topic...hehe... I went to see my...
by steelsword328
Mon Aug 02, 2004 02:46 pm
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: withdrawals.......
Replies: 4
Views: 547

withdrawals.......

<t>hey everyone---it's been quite awhile!! Our computer is still in the shop--had 3 viruses. It's almost ready and I'm so glad because I'm having withdrawals from not being able to visit you all as often. (I'm at work today- so I'm using the computer here!) But, there isn't much to update you about....
by steelsword328
Thu Jul 22, 2004 09:30 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Question for ladies with antiphospholipid syndrome
Replies: 19
Views: 1449

Re : Question for ladies with antiphospholipid syndrome

<t>DJA,<br/> I have a type of antiphospholipid syndrome--one of my anticardiolipin antibodies was abnormal. I think this falls under the APS umbrella. My doc wants me to take a baby ASA and heparin starting at 5 weeks into the pg--so basically as soon as I find out. <br/> I hope this helps.<br/> <br...
by steelsword328
Thu Jul 22, 2004 09:14 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: hey all!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 716

Re : hey all!!!!

<t>Well, I didn't take the OPK---got home and had to use the br so bad, I forgot to test!! :} Plus, dh injured his back at work and is doped up on Flexeril, so it didn't much matter if I o'd or not--couldn't do anything about it! Oh well, once again, here's to another month!<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> R...

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