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by mmiller
Fri Jan 06, 2012 00:30 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Anxiety Ridden Second Pregnancy after Pre-E
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Re: Anxiety Ridden Second Pregnancy after Pre-E

I'm there with you. There's a great prenatal belly dance video out there that includes a lot of positive meditations. That seems to help me. That and a lot of prayer. There's nothing to do but wait it out and hope for the best at this point! I kind of feel like I'm hunkering in a hurricane and just ...
by mmiller
Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:27 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Round 2. Nervous
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: Round 2. Nervous

I had a chat with my grandma and found out she has "sticky blood" and had a completely out of the blue pulmonary embolism at one point. Her father died from an out of the blue pulmonary embolism. Neither was sedentary or had any known risk factor other than being told they had "sticky blood". Now I'...
by mmiller
Thu Dec 29, 2011 00:26 am
Forum: Misc
Topic: followup needed for pregnant women with thyroid antibodies
Replies: 7
Views: 7348

Re: followup needed for pregnant women with thyroid antibodi

I had my prenatal care in the Netherlands for most of my last pregnancy. I already had a hypothyroid diagnosis and they still tested me for thyroid antibodies immediately. She let me know that I had an increased risk of pre-e because of those results. When I got to the US the OB couldn't figure out ...
by mmiller
Thu Dec 29, 2011 00:23 am
Forum: Misc
Topic: preconceived notions about PreE
Replies: 5
Views: 5865

Re: preconceived notions about PreE

I keep getting asked if I was overweight with the first, if I ever smoked, and if I ate like crap. The answer is no. I had/was/did none of those but thank you for asking. They always then ask well then how did you get pre-e??? I'm also getting really, really sick of people telling me to just forget ...
by mmiller
Thu Dec 29, 2011 00:13 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Round 2. Nervous
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Round 2. Nervous

I had pre-eclampsia & preterm labor at 33 weeks 3 days with DD. Up until about 30 weeks I had no problems at all. Some very mild swelling in my hands and feet after a long day at work but that was the extent of my complaints. We went on a short babymoon and I started to swell in my legs while walkin...

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