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by ambersjourney
Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: How to take Blood Pressure
Replies: 7
Views: 857

Re : How to take Blood Pressure

<t>Do not let them take your bp laying down! Like you saw in your experiment it lowers your pressures 20-30 points! This would be fine IF you were on hospital bed rest with a catheter. Never getting up. But thats not real life, you are up and about. It is even lower if they place you on your side an...
by ambersjourney
Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:10 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: weight gain
Replies: 6
Views: 680

Re : weight gain

Hi, I was wondering if you monitor your bp from home? I notice I am extremely moody when mine is high.
by ambersjourney
Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 35 weeks and Appointment today.
Replies: 9
Views: 811

Re : 35 weeks and Appointment today.

<t>Well, its Wednesday evening and I turned in my 24 hour urine this am. They said my Doctors office would have the results before the end of the day. I did not get a call though! :( I will have to wait till tomorrow to find out how things are. Yeah, I only filled like an inch of the container in th...
by ambersjourney
Wed Apr 08, 2009 09:59 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Pre-E Comic Relief "Mag Hags"
Replies: 7
Views: 746

Re : Pre-E Comic Relief "Mag Hags"

lol
by ambersjourney
Wed Apr 08, 2009 07:08 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 35 weeks update and confused
Replies: 5
Views: 511

Re : 35 weeks update and confused

<t>Hi, 225 is not negative for protein in your urine. It is however negative for diagnosis of pre eclampsia. Normal range is considered 0-150. Anything above 150 is elevated. 300 is preeclamptic. <br/> <br/> You can develop high blood pressure in pregnancy which is referred to as PIH- Pregnancy indu...
by ambersjourney
Tue Apr 07, 2009 06:28 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 23 week update
Replies: 3
Views: 479

Re : 23 week update

quote:Originally posted by JenH

which with the SOB was my first warning signs before.



Hi, I just wondered what SOB was?
by ambersjourney
Tue Apr 07, 2009 06:24 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: back pain-liver?
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re : back pain-liver?

<t>The pain sounds similar to yours, Karoliina, it is along the bra strap area- but more towards the middle of my back. I had my Ob appointment and he suggested that on the left side it would be related to gas. But we are waiting on results on the labs. I have heard about referred pain etc. which is...
by ambersjourney
Tue Apr 07, 2009 02:06 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Swelling in my face? You be the judge
Replies: 3
Views: 832

Re : Swelling in my face? You be the judge

Hey girl,
Ok so the light and angle is different in the before and now shots. So it is hard to say. Could be swollen but the angle really can impact your facial details. What do close friends and family say? How has your weight gain been? Any significant gains in a short time period?
by ambersjourney
Tue Apr 07, 2009 01:49 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 35 weeks and Appointment today.
Replies: 9
Views: 811

Re : 35 weeks and Appointment today.

<t>Thanks guys. My bps are not great. My baseline is pretty low. But the Dr. says 140's/90's is the range that he would like me to stay in. Which feels crappy. But gets us there! My bps have been jumping around this week. I have a low of 152/78 and high of 160/104, and some in between. I have had st...
by ambersjourney
Tue Apr 07, 2009 01:39 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: NO hat?!
Replies: 10
Views: 1153

Re : NO hat?!

Thanks ladies! I am using the tupperware option. I will take your advices and label it! LOL. Thanks.


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