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by nborrayo
Wed Mar 14, 638942 1:51 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: HELLP and problems breastfeeding?
Replies: 16
Views: 5010

Re : HELLP and problems breastfeeding?

<t>I know this topic was from a long time ago, but I just wanted to tell my experience and what i am going through now, in the hope that it may help someone. <br/> I had HELLP with my first pregnancy in December of 2003. My platelets were 47k at the low end, and I couldn't see for a couple of days a...
by nborrayo
Wed Mar 14, 638942 8:49 am
Forum: Oregon
Topic: Anyone from Oregon still here?
Replies: 29
Views: 37340

Re : Anyone from Oregon still here?

Hi, Imoved to Portland 2 years ago. We live in SE Portland.
I don't go on the forums as much as I used to - just check in every once in a while.
by nborrayo
Sat Oct 11, 638606 5:08 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Anyone else?
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

Re : Anyone else?

<t>I had this as well after my HELLP pregnancy and it turned out it was a Kidney stone/gallstone(cannot remember which). It was so tiny that they left it, and the pain eventually went away. It comes back now and then though. Your GP would not be able to feel a stone and should not discount your symp...
by nborrayo
Sun Nov 05, 638311 1:50 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Going nuts after delivery?
Replies: 11
Views: 2259

Re : Going nuts after delivery?

<t>jgrumet, <br/> I totally understand. Even after 4 years and having a HELLP/PE-free pregnancy, I am still doing most of the things you listed, PLUS the cloth diapers - ha ha<br/> I had all the tests done and there is nothing wrong with me, but I still feel like the doctors are missing something - ...
by nborrayo
Sun Nov 05, 638311 12:10 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: HELLP w/No disorders
Replies: 9
Views: 2218

Re : HELLP w/No disorders

<t>My doctor didn't want to treat me as high risk. He did nothing special. I did research on my own and with a midwife and put myself on aspirin, folic acid, and a high-protein diet. Also more exercise. I did not have HELLP or PE in my second pregnancy :)My doctor said it didn't have anything to do ...
by nborrayo
Thu Apr 16, 637998 4:47 am
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: New here and really need support!
Replies: 8
Views: 1695

Re : New here and really need support!

<t>Hello Candy,<br/> I had my second baby with no signs of PIH or HELLP. Here are my answers to your questions...<br/> I know some (or all) of the things I did have not been proven effective in studies, but I did the following (with no support from my Doctor): I took baby aspirin in the 2nd and 3rd ...
by nborrayo
Thu Apr 16, 637998 1:52 am
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: How long did you have epigastric pain for?
Replies: 23
Views: 4307

Re : How long did you have epigastric pain for?

<t>I remember when mine started because it was the day of my baby shower - November 15th. Everyone told me it was heartburn or the baby's toes under my ribs but I knew it was not. Claire was not taken via c-section until December 12th - almost a month - but it started out merely uncomfortable and an...
by nborrayo
Tue Jan 12, 637982 6:20 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Hospital records question
Replies: 3
Views: 850

Hospital records question

<t>Hello, <br/> I had HELLP syndrome in 2003. In my hospital records, there is only a "summary lab report" and results are listed for different days, but only one result for each section (ie..ALT is from 4 days after my c-section). I know they got results of tests on the day of my surgery because th...
by nborrayo
Mon Jan 03, 637678 10:48 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Feeling frustrated and silly
Replies: 9
Views: 1711

Re : Feeling frustrated and silly

<t>I am so sorry! I think people just don't realize what they are saying. I know my own mother has said that "anything, I mean ANYTHING I can do.." line before, but when it comes down to it, everyone is very busy and unless they are there with you, they don't understand the isolation. I would think ...
by nborrayo
Mon Jan 03, 637678 10:30 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Steven Michael born VBAC - NO HELLP!
Replies: 24
Views: 3272

Re : Steven Michael born VBAC - NO HELLP!

<r>Thank you all for your congratulations! <br/> My Dr. is the only one in my area who will allow a VBAC, and I heard about him through a friend. He cannot say that he supports VBAC because the hospital will give him a really hard time, and he documents in your file that he recommends a repeat c-sec...

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