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by nikkibee
Fri Mar 18, 2011 01:38 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: baby born at 32 weeks due to PIH/pre-eclampsia
Replies: 16
Views: 16640

Re: baby born at 32 weeks due to PIH/pre-eclampsia

if we are visiting the NICU during 'touch times', which is when they change diapers and do the temp and everything, we are able to do those things. i changed a diaper for the first time last night! not an easy task through the holes in that little isolette. i just like being able to touch his tiny l...
by nikkibee
Thu Mar 17, 2011 06:56 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: baby born at 32 weeks due to PIH/pre-eclampsia
Replies: 16
Views: 16640

baby born at 32 weeks due to PIH/pre-eclampsia

hi everyone, my son nathan was born on thursday, 3/10/11 due to my blood pressure and severe headaches. i was kept overnight from wednesday to get a 24 hour urine collection, but on thursday my headache was so severe they put me on magnesium and started pitocin to start an induction. after several h...
by nikkibee
Thu Mar 17, 2011 05:42 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Urgent---someone needs contacted!
Replies: 9
Views: 695

Re: Urgent---someone needs contacted!

oh wow, i'm so glad you guys reached out to her. that does sound like pre-e and it sounds kinda scary! hopefully she gets checked out and gets the help she needs.
by nikkibee
Thu Mar 17, 2011 04:33 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: nathan nicholas born 3/10/11 via c-section 32 weeks
Replies: 17
Views: 2496

Re: nathan nicholas born 3/10/11 via c-section 32 weeks

minutes after birth
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the one and only time i was allowed to hold him
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by nikkibee
Thu Mar 17, 2011 03:54 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: nathan nicholas born 3/10/11 via c-section 32 weeks
Replies: 17
Views: 2496

nathan nicholas born 3/10/11 via c-section 32 weeks

well, after being sent to L&D on wednesday to be monitored, they kept me overnight to do a 24 hour urine collect. my headache had gotten so bad by morning that they canceled it and put me on magnesium right away. that afternoon the doctor decided to try pitocin to induce me, but after several hours ...
by nikkibee
Sat Mar 12, 2011 08:07 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: admitted and will probably be induced in a few days!
Replies: 8
Views: 1068

Re: admitted and will probably be induced in a few days!

hi ladies, will post more when i can but nathan was born via c-section on march 10th, 2lbs 15 oz! he is doing very well in the NICU but i have not been able to see him yet because of being on magnesium. will post more when able, on my phone right now!
by nikkibee
Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: admitted and will probably be induced in a few days!
Replies: 8
Views: 1068

admitted and will probably be induced in a few days!

hi all, thanks so much for your support over the past couple of days. i had an appointment with my doctor this morning and she wanted me to go back to L&D for monitoring since my BP was higher than she'd like, and also my headache was much worse and i was feeling terribly sick. she decided to keep m...
by nikkibee
Tue Mar 08, 2011 02:42 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: new here with a few questions...
Replies: 18
Views: 1136

Re: new here with a few questions...

trying not to be anxious or too frustrated...it's been such a long and rough pregnancy! first hyperemesis, now PE...i'm on long term disability and bills are piling up, which makes me worry. of course i'm also feeling pretty crappy today which doesn't help, so i'm probably extra whiny and complainy....
by nikkibee
Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: new here with a few questions...
Replies: 18
Views: 1136

Re: new here with a few questions...

yeah, she told me to be taking it while lying down from now on. it's weird but i'm doing what she said!

i'm also doing kick counts, yes. he's not a big mover lately but i'm doing my best.
by nikkibee
Mon Mar 07, 2011 03:09 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: new here with a few questions...
Replies: 18
Views: 1136

Re: new here with a few questions...

i just got back from seeing my doctor. my pressure was good at the office but now i tested +2 protein instead of +1 like last time. i had been taking my readings sitting up before and she said to do them lying down and if they are as high as they been sitting up, to call her. she wants me back in th...

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