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by mise-en-scene
Fri Jan 11, 2013 09:53 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New member
Replies: 7
Views: 2062

Re: New member

Well, I did the best I could with bed rest, but on January 3 my BP and protein was up and my midwives recommended immediate induction. The magnesium and pitocin weren't so bad, but I couldn't stand being tethered to the bed and flat on my back for hours. I got an epidural after about eight hours, an...
by mise-en-scene
Fri Dec 21, 2012 04:13 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New member
Replies: 7
Views: 2062

Re: New member

Thanks, both of you. I'm still hanging in there. BP readings are still high, but no headaches or other symptoms of HELLP. Everything looks good at the monitoring visits, but I sure get tired easily.
by mise-en-scene
Sun Dec 16, 2012 04:31 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New member
Replies: 7
Views: 2062

New member

Hello, I am 38 and 33 weeks pregnant with twins. On Thursday I was admitted to the hospital for 24 hour testing and diagnosed with preeclampsia. I was allowed to come home yesterday with instructions to take my blood pressure twice a day and rest and sleep as much as possible, and now I have a milli...

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