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by ozierja
Wed Mar 14, 638942 8:26 am
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: Embryonic stem cells and pre-eclampsia research
Replies: 1
Views: 1618

Re : Embryonic stem cells and pre-eclampsia research

This ruling has a lot of major implications for research in general that I think will hopefully be re-examined soon.
by ozierja
Fri Jan 23, 638939 11:08 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: HELLP Questions
Replies: 14
Views: 2440

Re : HELLP Questions

<t>Hi Laura,<br/> <br/> It means that the maternal-fetal struggle is affecting the liver and causing it not to function well. It can show up and go to severe (class I) very quickly which is measured by how low your platelets drop. It is all relative, but basically the lower your platelets, the less ...
by ozierja
Fri Jun 29, 638936 3:06 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: this is kinda cool
Replies: 1
Views: 1262

this is kinda cool

<r>Heartbeats Of A Mother And Unborn Fetus Synchronize, Researchers Say.<br/> BBC News (7/20) reported that "the heartbeats of a mother and her unborn foetus synchronise when she breathes rhythmically, researchers have said." The researchers "claim the connection paves the way for a new technique to...
by ozierja
Sun Jun 14, 638933 9:40 am
Forum: Misc
Topic: Good news on the MTHFR front
Replies: 0
Views: 1332

Good news on the MTHFR front

<t>MTHFR Gene Not Associated With Bipolar Disorder.<br/> MedWire (6/25, Piper) reports that, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, "a variant of the 5,10-Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene...is not associate...
by ozierja
Fri May 22, 638933 4:47 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Blood Types
Replies: 8
Views: 1437

Re : Blood Types

<t>Compatibility between Rh+ and Rh- can be an issue for the pregnancy but it is screened for early in pregnancy and treated with medicine very early. One of the first tests you will have when pregnant is blood typing. I have not seen any studies that link Rh compatibility to PE but the maternal-fet...
by ozierja
Mon May 11, 638933 2:35 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Should I be concerned?
Replies: 11
Views: 1576

Re : Should I be concerned?

Have you had any blood tests, like a complete blood count or liver functions?
by ozierja
Wed Feb 18, 638933 10:09 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Anyone with babies who developed Hemangiomas?
Replies: 12
Views: 5939

Re : Anyone with babies who developed Hemangiomas?

My daughter had one on her back it is gone except for a scar about the size of a dime. We named it "Chuck" after Chuck Mangioni :)
by ozierja
Wed Feb 18, 638933 9:42 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Stressed out
Replies: 5
Views: 2018

Re : Stressed out

<t>That is completely normal. It is a really difficult decision. I am not sure that I will ever really come to terms with what happened; I think a lot of people carry a lot of baggage from their experiences but I think you do finally learn to cope. FWIW...<br/> It probably seems really fresh right n...
by ozierja
Wed Nov 19, 638932 1:15 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: ? about preemie
Replies: 14
Views: 6298

Re : ? about preemie

I went back to work while my daughter was in the NICU then when she was released I went back "out" on maternity leave. It really depends on what you employer is willing to do to help and what your FMLA benefits afford. In Tennessee we get extra time over what FMLA provides.
by ozierja
Wed Nov 19, 638932 1:01 am
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Blood Test Results- Any feedback?
Replies: 4
Views: 1211

Re : Blood Test Results- Any feedback?

Hello,

Higher Protein S & C activity are usually not of a big concern; I think they typically look for deficiencies but it is best to ask your doctor they'll know if it is significant for you.


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