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by akemt
Wed Sep 27, 2006 10:15 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Has there been a huge increase in preeclampsia?
Replies: 9
Views: 920

Re : Has there been a huge increase in preeclampsia?

<r>Emily,<br/> <br/> You know, I doubt I'd still be on this forum 4 years later if I didn't find a certain connection here that I didn't find elsewhere. Some people can suprise you and be genuinely understanding and supportive, but having "been there" means you can connect on a completely different ...
by akemt
Tue Sep 26, 2006 08:37 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Very bad news, we need your prayers
Replies: 288
Views: 23990

Re : Very bad news, we need your prayers

Continued prayers sent your way...
by akemt
Sat Sep 23, 2006 01:41 pm
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Hi, new here!
Replies: 7
Views: 742

Re : Hi, new here!

<t>Yep, ditto to everything! Congratulations on your decisions and I hope that all goes well for you on each front. I too would suggest a preconception consult. I just had one with a great doctor, though we don't plan to try for a while. We're in the middle of an addition/remodel that'll be followed...
by akemt
Sat Sep 23, 2006 01:25 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: Hi! (updated with official wieghts!)
Replies: 18
Views: 2275

Re : Hi! (updated with official wieghts!)

<t>It's good to hear from you! The pics of the girls are great. There are a fair number of PF members in Washington, so you'll be in good company. And, some of us even fly in to be seen by the infamous...er, famous?! LOL Dr. E, so depending on where you go (if you do end up moving), we might get to ...
by akemt
Fri Sep 22, 2006 07:54 pm
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: Home schooling. To do it or not to do it?
Replies: 18
Views: 1180

Re : Home schooling. To do it or not to do it?

<t>How awful, Jenn, really! Poor Jai. I think your gut instinct will help you know what is right for your child. I personally find resonance with Paiget's stages of development and beleive that in the first stages (up to around 8 years old or so, depending on the child), children need reinforcement ...
by akemt
Thu Sep 21, 2006 12:59 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Update :-)
Replies: 24
Views: 2591

Re : Update :-)

Congratulations!!! Preggie Pops used to have an online store as well; I never tried them though. Here it is: http://www.threelollies.com/

Best of luck with this pregnancy,
by akemt
Wed Sep 20, 2006 01:39 pm
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: Gallbladder removal while nursing?
Replies: 19
Views: 1517

Re : Gallbladder removal while nursing?

<t>I had a fiend who nursed straigh through. No idea what pain meds and anesthesia they used on her, but she is quite medicine conscious when it comes to her kids.<br/> <br/> For multiple reasons, I stopped bfing just before I had my gallbladder out. I had to stay overnight at the hospital for mine,...
by akemt
Wed Sep 20, 2006 01:18 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Very bad news, we need your prayers
Replies: 288
Views: 23990

Re : Very bad news, we need your prayers

Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers as well.
by akemt
Tue Sep 19, 2006 01:11 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New to This
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Re : New to This

<t>I wanted to extend a welcome to you as well, Julie! I second the suggestion Caryn made. I don't know if your GP's and our GP's are similarly trained, but I too would suggest a perinatologist or someone who specializes in preeclamptic pregnancies. While I was treated by a GP in my first pregnancy ...
by akemt
Tue Sep 19, 2006 12:57 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: AFI in early gestations
Replies: 3
Views: 598

Re : AFI in early gestations

<r>I was at my lowest a 6, diagnosed around 29 weeks gestation. Can't-sit-up bedrest increased mine by a few points just over the weekend, so I didn't have to be shipped out of town for monitoring/delivery. <br/> <br/> Here's a link to a past discussion on the forums about oligo (what is diagnostic,...

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