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by rachel a
Mon Oct 31, 637335 4:50 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: When to give maternal steroids?
Replies: 14
Views: 1726

When to give maternal steroids?

<t>Hey all!<br/> <br/> This is off the wall, but the question has been eating away at me since talking w/a newbie about her experience with PE.<br/> <br/> Should a doctor consider giving a pregnant woman steroids soon after diagnosing PE?<br/> <br/> One of our posters was diagnosed with PE at approx...
by rachel a
Mon Oct 31, 637335 4:37 pm
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: pain beneath incision & 4 mos postpartum
Replies: 6
Views: 957

Re : pain beneath incision & 4 mos postpartum

<t>Thanks for the responses.<br/> <br/> I called my doc and she is going to see me Friday. She thinks that it may be a pulled muscle. [?] She could be right...I didn't think to attribute it to that. I just kept thinking that it had something to do with the surgery since the pain was under the incisi...
by rachel a
Mon Oct 31, 637335 3:40 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: UPDATE Jamie's baby sent to Childrens
Replies: 22
Views: 2400

UPDATE Jamie's baby sent to Childrens

<t>Hello all!<br/> <br/> Jamie, our 33 weeker w/preeclampsia had Joshua Braeden yesterday at 4:04 p.m. He was immediately put on oxygen and at 10 p.m. was still receiving oxygen. [:(] He is 5lbs 12oz and 19 inches long. His gestational age is 35 weeks.<br/> <br/> Jamie was immediately put on magnesi...
by rachel a
Thu Oct 20, 637335 1:52 pm
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: pain beneath incision & 4 mos postpartum
Replies: 6
Views: 957

pain beneath incision & 4 mos postpartum

<t>Hey everyone. <br/> <br/> Well I am four months postpartum and I have been having pain beneath my incision. It feels like pressure bearing down. It feels like period cramps (more severe than I have ever experienced). I've had it for three days. I've been trying to get over it on my own but it's b...
by rachel a
Thu Oct 20, 637335 10:18 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 33 wks still prego- Preeclampsia patient
Replies: 29
Views: 3437

Re : 33 wks still prego- Preeclampsia patient

<t>JAMIE IS HAVING HER BABY!<br/> <br/> Jamie just called me at work to let me know that the doctors have induced her. Things are moving along pretty quickly, but she is having back labor [:(]<br/> <br/> She is in good spirits and very excited.<br/> <br/> Rachel Adamson<br/> <br/> Dylan Samuel 10/04...
by rachel a
Thu Oct 20, 637335 3:19 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Question of the Day: when did your symptoms start?
Replies: 64
Views: 12065

Re : Question of the Day: when did your symptoms start?

<t>I knew something was wrong at 18 weeks. I began swelling. Not a little, it was severe. It would go away with rest. That was my first clue. I read in my little pregnancy book that swelling that early could indicate preeclampsia, but I never thought that was a possiblity. Two days later I was seein...
by rachel a
Thu Oct 20, 637335 12:43 am
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: UPDATE Jamie having baby - "33 wks still prego"
Replies: 4
Views: 2847

UPDATE Jamie having baby - "33 wks still prego"

<t>This is the 2nd UPDATE! <br/> <br/> Jamie just called me at work. She has been induced!!! She is so excited. Things are going quickly, but she is having back labor. [:(] Her bp this morning was 150/115 and her swelling has grown terribly worse since lastnight.<br/> <br/> I told her that I would l...
by rachel a
Thu Oct 20, 637335 12:40 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 33 wks still prego- Preeclampsia patient
Replies: 29
Views: 3437

Re : 33 wks still prego- Preeclampsia patient

<t>UPDATE!<br/> <br/> Hello all. I called Jamie lastnight and she was admitted to the hospital in Texarkana. He doctor is leaning toward induction (I believe she told me that she was fifty percent effaced) [:D] However, they were still waiting on lab results when I called and wouldn't make any decis...
by rachel a
Sun Oct 09, 637335 6:17 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: How long does a post C-section hurt?
Replies: 9
Views: 8752

Re : How long does a post C-section hurt?

<t>Melissa,<br/> <br/> Hey girl! I am four months postpartum and my c-section is still sore. The area is very sensitive and itchy. I have lost some feeling & sensation around the incision. Sometimes, it even hurts to lay on my stomach. I am very sensitive to pain.<br/> <br/> There are times that...
by rachel a
Sat Oct 08, 637335 3:53 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 33 wks still prego- Preeclampsia patient
Replies: 29
Views: 3437

Re : 33 wks still prego- Preeclampsia patient

<r>Jamie,<br/> <br/> I didn't check the forum all weekend. Sorry! I am in your area and just received Catherine's email. I will call you, now! Hope all is going well so far. I will be praying for you!<br/> <br/> Rachel Adamson<br/> <EMAIL email="rachforchrist@earthlink.net">rachforchrist@earthlink.n...

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