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by hhbeachgurl
Sun Jul 27, 2008 02:30 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Can you have labile BP without meds?
Replies: 9
Views: 650

Re : Can you have labile BP without meds?

Definitly, I had liable pressures from 27 weeks on. I was never put on bp meds. My pressures definitly trended higher after a few weeks of liable. HUGS to you
by hhbeachgurl
Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:07 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: 5 years ago... my Audrey was born
Replies: 12
Views: 1368

Re : 5 years ago... my Audrey was born

I am crying. That was so beautiful and touching. Happy Birthday Audrey!
by hhbeachgurl
Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Steroids for Lung Development
Replies: 15
Views: 5766

Re : Steroids for Lung Development

<t>I had mine at 29 weeks. They are two shots administered 24 hours apart. They work by helping to speed up lung development. I remeber they hurt a little, but that is all. I really didn't have any sie effects and while Ansley was not delivered a few days later like they had thought while administer...
by hhbeachgurl
Tue Jul 22, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New.. With Concerns/Questions
Replies: 14
Views: 1035

Re : New.. With Concerns/Questions

Also wanted to add another reason women are hopitilized with severe PE is because high bp can cause placental abrubtions. I am glad you are seeing the High risk doc tommorrow. Hang in there hun and ask all the questions you need. HUGS
by hhbeachgurl
Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: New.. With Concerns/Questions
Replies: 14
Views: 1035

Re : New.. With Concerns/Questions

<t>I would think you would be admitted right now if the MFM saw you! but that is just from my experience. Those pressures are really hihg especially from your vaseline and the fact you are on meds and the symptoms you are having a really scary. Things Like stroke, seizure can happen with high bps an...
by hhbeachgurl
Tue Jul 22, 2008 06:52 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: No mag??
Replies: 4
Views: 542

Re : No mag??

<t>Wow now that I have ever heard, siezures definitly threaten mom's life and unborn babies life. My firend, not PE related has a siezure disorder and had one while deliuvering her child, they had to do an emergency C on her and her daughter has brain damage as a result to the seizure mom suffered. ...
by hhbeachgurl
Mon Jul 21, 2008 11:46 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: 1st birthday coming up in August
Replies: 8
Views: 1104

Re : 1st birthday coming up in August

Oh yes! Those were my feelings exactly. Although since I was diagnosed 6 weeks before delievery I started reliving things in JAn. But when March came around I was so happy to have her here and us both relatively healthy, but the emotions, and te flash backs I had were increadiable. HUGS to you
by hhbeachgurl
Mon Jul 21, 2008 04:58 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Brain Damage from PE?
Replies: 14
Views: 1520

Re : Brain Damage from PE?

<t>I believe I had "something" happen. I have slight weakness on one side that was not there before and mild cognitive difficulties. I had severe cerebral edema, +4 reflexs and 3 beats of clonus for days befor thye induced. At the end my eyes quit focusing together and still dont. My eye doc said it...
by hhbeachgurl
Sat Jul 19, 2008 02:37 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: How many of you saw spots?
Replies: 19
Views: 2835

Re : How many of you saw spots?

<t>Spots were my first symptom at 27 weeks when my bp shot from 90/50 to 135/85 and then 158/98 I had awful visual disturbances that continuouly got worse and at the end my eyes had a large blurry spot, black spots, white spots, flashing lights, and wavy rippled lines, and then they stopped focusing...
by hhbeachgurl
Fri Jul 18, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Preemies Grow Up Shy?
Replies: 8
Views: 1719

Re : Preemies Grow Up Shy?

<t>quote:Originally posted by deerhart<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Perhaps the issue is not so much prematurity but rather any conditions the child may have due to prematurity and parenting of a premature child (where we tend to keep them away from people for their health etc..) then so much as it just m...

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