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by rebecca2
Sat Apr 22, 2017 02:57 am
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: Are there any current PE studies using stem cells?
Replies: 2
Views: 2784

Are there any current PE studies using stem cells?

Does anyone know if there are any current PE studies using stem cells?
by rebecca2
Tue Sep 18, 2012 05:31 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Bad Headaches in early 2nd Trimester
Replies: 3
Views: 1021

Bad Headaches in early 2nd Trimester

It is been a while since I've been on these boards and I could use some advice... Does anyone know if headaches at the beginning of the 2nd trimester have anything to do with whether you develop PE later in pregnancy? I'm 13w5d with baby #4 and for the past week I've had BAD headaches. Initially the...
by rebecca2
Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:23 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: A super confusing OB :S
Replies: 3
Views: 428

Re: A super confusing OB :S

First, congratulations on making it this far! That is a HUGE milestone for those of us who had a 2nd trimester delivery in the past! Second, I'm sorry to hear things are so confusing at the moment. Here is my suggestions...let your MFM know your OB has a different due date and let him decide which i...
by rebecca2
Fri Jul 08, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Baby with reflux & turning blue?
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Baby with reflux & turning blue?

Hi ladies. My son was born at 37w2d via scheduled repeat c-section due to previous classical section. We were thrilled to make it to full term and our scheduled section, but as it turns out, my little guy still needed NICU & has been there for just over 3weeks. Initial diagnosis was respiratory dist...
by rebecca2
Fri Jul 08, 2011 05:52 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Can you explain the "two year window"?
Replies: 13
Views: 1725

Re: Can you explain the "two year window"?

I don't have time to look for the actual study at the moment because my son is in the NICU, but there was a study that mentioned risk of reoccurance being less during the 2 yr window. IIRC, The main focus of the study wasn't really to look at what interval lessens the risk...it was just an observati...
by rebecca2
Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: chances of pre-e in 3rd pregnancy
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Re: chances of pre-e in 3rd pregnancy

If you don't get PE during your 2nd pregnancy, I the think your chance of developing it in a 3rd pregnancy is even less. It is still higher than the general population, but less risky than your 2nd pregnancy. I developed severe PE at 26w during my 1st pregnancy. Going into my 2nd pregnancy, my MFM t...
by rebecca2
Mon May 30, 2011 02:49 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: When to deliver w/ history of classical c-section
Replies: 8
Views: 1195

Re: When to deliver w/ history of classical c-section

I get the sense this is not typical, but I was scheduled for a repeat c/s at 39 weeks with my second despite having a classic c/s with my first. At the first signs of labor at 38 weeks (on the nose), they delivered. I had no complications but they did give medications to stop/slow the labor while w...
by rebecca2
Mon May 30, 2011 02:33 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: When to deliver w/ history of classical c-section
Replies: 8
Views: 1195

Re: When to deliver w/ history of classical c-section

Thanks ladies. Angie, the hospitals around here have the same policy requiring amnios prior to 37 weeks, or at least they did last year. However, I think the classical c-section alone is technically enough for the hospital to consider it medically necessary. Now there is a BIG push in our area (& I ...
by rebecca2
Mon May 30, 2011 00:02 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: When to deliver w/ history of classical c-section
Replies: 8
Views: 1195

When to deliver w/ history of classical c-section

If you had a classical c-section in a previous pregnancy, how far along will your Dr let you go this time (assuming no PE) before he delivers? I'll be 35 weeks tomorrow & so far things are going very well--BP is good & no protein. There are multiple doctors at my MFM practice and they all have diffe...
by rebecca2
Thu May 12, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: birth certificate
Replies: 3
Views: 1682

Re: birth certificate

It depends on where Alex was born. Some states do offer birth certificates for stillborn babies. Here in VA there is an application specifically for stillbirths that parents can use to get the certificate.

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