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by julie f
Thu Aug 06, 2009 03:27 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: hello again
Replies: 5
Views: 720

Re : hello again

Amanda,

Hey! Bethany is 4 - where does the time go?? Good to see you and glad that you are doing well!
by julie f
Thu Aug 06, 2009 03:23 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: rising protein=PE coming?
Replies: 2
Views: 528

Re : rising protein=PE coming?

<t>Gwyn,<br/> <br/> The visual disturbances may be reported differently for each woman, so I'd hesitate to say exactly what they "should" be like. But flashes/sparkles/stars seem to be commonly reported and normal. A lot of times, they seem to coincide with a drop in bp - like when you're standing u...
by julie f
Wed Aug 05, 2009 08:03 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: LDA up until csection?
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re : LDA up until csection?

Just asked my OB this question at my last appointment and he told me it'd be fine to take right up until my C-section.

Congratulations on making it so far!!!
by julie f
Wed Aug 05, 2009 08:01 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Numb fingertips
Replies: 11
Views: 1179

Re : Numb fingertips

I was wondering about carpal tunnel as well. In any case though, I'd put a call in to my doctor.
by julie f
Wed Aug 05, 2009 08:00 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: BP questions.....*Updated*
Replies: 3
Views: 577

Re : BP questions.....*Updated*

So glad you went in, let us know how everything comes out. PIH is another term for gestational hypertension.
by julie f
Fri Jul 31, 2009 07:02 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New member - lost baby at 26.5 weeks
Replies: 22
Views: 2213

Re : New member - lost baby at 26.5 weeks

<t>Jennifer,<br/> <br/> I am so sorry for your loss. I lost my first child to this disease when he was born at 26 weeks as well. There are just no words to describe my heartache for you.<br/> <br/> I do not have lupus, so I'm afraid I can't speak to a pregnancy with it. But, I do think that if I wer...
by julie f
Thu Jul 30, 2009 07:02 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Question about visual disturbance
Replies: 9
Views: 1216

Re : Question about visual disturbance

<t>Please, you need to go get this checked out. I am NOT a doctor, but as a woman who has dealt with this disease - your symptoms are serious and need to be checked out by a doctor. If you cannot get in to see your doctor today, then I would absolutely pay a visit to L&D. You may not have had a ...
by julie f
Thu Jul 30, 2009 06:38 pm
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Volunteer of the Year Award - deadline approaching
Replies: 0
Views: 365

Volunteer of the Year Award - deadline approaching

<r>The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2009 Volunteer of the Year Award is Friday, August 14th. <br/> <br/> Please take a moment to consider nominating any PF volunteers you know who are deserving of this prestigious award. More information can be found here:<br/> <br/> <URL url="https:/...
by julie f
Thu Jul 30, 2009 06:36 pm
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Have YOUR story published at the Saving Grace Gala
Replies: 0
Views: 443

Have YOUR story published at the Saving Grace Gala

<r>This year's Saving Grace, the Foundation's annual awareness and fund-raising gala, will feature personal stories published in a special program book. <br/> <br/> You can spread preeclampsia awareness and raise much needed financial support for the Foundation by sharing your story!<br/> <br/> The ...
by julie f
Tue Jul 28, 2009 02:36 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Pre E questions
Replies: 2
Views: 506

Re : Pre E questions

<t>Amy,<br/> <br/> Hi and welcome to you!<br/> <br/> When hypertension is diagnosed before 20 weeks of pregnancy, it is considered to be chronic hypertension. Women with chronic hypertension run a 25% chance of developing preeclampsia on top of that. The fact that your proteinuria results were over ...

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