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by meredithdrews
Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:14 am
Forum: California
Topic: Any Los Angeles PE and HELLP syndrome survivors?
Replies: 9
Views: 9416

Re : Any Los Angeles PE and HELLP syndrome survivors?

<t>Hi there.<br/> I'm a PE/HELLP survivor and live in OC...I was pregnant with twin baby girls in 2007 when at 24 weeks I developped severe pre-e and severe HELLP syndrome. I was forced to deliver to save my life. My sweet baby girls were too little though and both passed away about an hour after th...
by meredithdrews
Thu May 13, 2010 01:47 am
Forum: California
Topic: Orange County Preeclampsia Foundation Group
Replies: 1
Views: 7230

Orange County Preeclampsia Foundation Group

<r>Are you in the Orange County area? Join us June 5th at 1p, place TBD for our first meeting of the OC Preeclampsia Foundation Group.<br/> <br/> We'll discuss the goals of the group, some upcoming plans and brainstorm ideas.<br/> <br/> All are welcome...including children!<br/> <br/> Any questions,...
by meredithdrews
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:31 am
Forum: California
Topic: 2011 San Diego/Irvine Promise Walks
Replies: 4
Views: 7921

Re : 2010 San Diego/Irvine Promise Walks

The Orange County Walk now has a Facebook site. Come follow us!

Our group is Orange County Promise Walk for Preeclampsia 2010.

See you there!
by meredithdrews
Fri Feb 05, 2010 07:45 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Severe PE = Hellp???
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re : Severe PE = Hellp???

<t>I had severe pre-e and HELLP with my second pregnancy...they are different by related.<br/> <br/> Pre-eclampsia is defined by high blood pressure and protein in your urine.<br/> <br/> HELLP is Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes and Low Platelets. Essentially, your liver is not happy with you, you ...
by meredithdrews
Fri Feb 05, 2010 07:41 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: How long from symptoms of pe to diagnosis?
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re : How long from symptoms of pe to diagnosis?

<t>I was diagnosed the day I went to my doctor's office, but in hind sight, I was having some obvious symptoms for about a week before and there were other not so obvious indicators about three weeks before. I should note though, I have pre-e and HELLP.<br/> <br/> My first obvious symptoms were righ...
by meredithdrews
Wed Jan 13, 2010 02:22 pm
Forum: California
Topic: Scrapbooking Workshop 2/20/2010
Replies: 5
Views: 7344

Scrapbooking Workshop 2/20/2010

<r>Please come join me for my second annual Scrapbooking Workshop to benefit the Preeclampsia Foundation. It will be held on Feb 20th, 2010 from 11a-5p at my home in Aliso Viejo. Cost is $25 and includes lunch, a free gift and a raffle. The entire $25 goes to the foundation as does 20% of the sales ...
by meredithdrews
Wed Jan 06, 2010 00:39 am
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: My success story - there is hope
Replies: 5
Views: 1416

Re : My success story - there is hope

<t>Thank you for sharing your story...I too had HELLP syndrome. I had it at 24 weeks with twin girls. We lost them both...they were just too little. Three months after losing them, we were pregnant again and this time it was completely healthy. I delivered a healthy, happy little boy at 37 weeks 3 d...
by meredithdrews
Wed Jan 06, 2010 00:30 am
Forum: The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia
Topic: Orange County, CA Walk 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1795

Orange County, CA Walk 2010

<r>My name is Meredith Drews and I am organizing an Awareness Walk in Orange County. Are there any folks out there who would like to join me in this endeavor?<br/> <br/> You can e-mail me at <EMAIL email="meredith.drews@cox.net">meredith.drews@cox.net</EMAIL> or call me at 949-378-5690.<br/> <br/> A...

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