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by rachaelann
Sat Apr 11, 638629 11:46 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: what to say to doctor
Replies: 2
Views: 534

what to say to doctor

<t>little background info: im approaching week 35 with my second baby and over the past two weeks things have started going downhill. they are going slow though which im thankful for. my pressures are mostly in the high 130s over 80s, with a few days going over that 140/90 mark. my protein level is ...
by rachaelann
Sun Mar 26, 638626 6:22 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: pe again?
Replies: 1
Views: 329

pe again?

<t>so throughout my entire pregnancy my bps have been great...110s-120s/60-70s. The last two weeks they have begun to jump up and around. one day it was like 105/54, the next day it was 134/78. i had an appt on friday my bp was 120/90s. so they had me lay down for a bit and it was fine. this week it...
by rachaelann
Tue Jun 18, 638622 5:33 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: can humidity affect bp?
Replies: 2
Views: 348

can humidity affect bp?

<t>hey there over the last three days my bp has been up...usually its about 115/65, lately its been about 130s/70s. The jump in the top number has me a bit concerned. but it also has been like 90% humidity where I am. So i was just wondering if this ridiculous humidity could be making my bp go up li...
by rachaelann
Tue Jun 18, 638622 5:28 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 23 weeks and not showing
Replies: 6
Views: 677

Re : 23 weeks and not showing

<t>Hey girls thanks for the advice. When they did the external measurment im measuring behind by 2 weeks. my doctor scheduled an ultrasound to check measurements. she said she wasnt too worried, she thinks the baby is just lying sideways instead of up and down. so i guess we will see. i will update ...
by rachaelann
Fri Mar 29, 638622 6:30 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 23 weeks and not showing
Replies: 6
Views: 677

23 weeks and not showing

<t>hi everyone, as my subject stated im 23 weeks now with #2 and not showing at all. after i eat i look a little bloated but other than that im still wearing all the same clothes i was 6 months ago. ive only gained about 7 pounds. i take my son on a 2 mile walk about 3 to 4 times a week but other th...
by rachaelann
Sat Sep 21, 638616 11:17 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: underwear for the preemie
Replies: 8
Views: 3316

underwear for the preemie

<t>so this is an interesting little dilemma im having. my son who is almost two is showing definite readiness to start potty training. however he is still very small for his age, with a waist about the size of a 9 month old, he is long and lean. and i cant find underwear anywhere that are smaller th...
by rachaelann
Thu Jan 07, 638613 7:42 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: vitamin D
Replies: 5
Views: 1009

vitamin D

<t>this is most likely a question for Caryn but maybe others know some info too. At my last appointment my doctor said she wanted to draw blood to check my vitamin D levels. She said she recently read an article linking vitamin D deficiency to pe. is there any concrete evidence of this? thanks.</t>
by rachaelann
Mon Dec 14, 638612 8:50 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: 24 hour urine
Replies: 3
Views: 769

24 hour urine

does it matter what time you start your 24 hour collection? ive always started it first thing in the morning, but forgot i was supposed to collect today. i still have 24 hours before my appt. just didnt know if it has to be from first wake up "output" to first wake up "output".
by rachaelann
Sun Feb 18, 638610 8:53 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: prenatal treatment after pe
Replies: 8
Views: 817

Re : prenatal treatment after pe

<t>thanks for the input. i guess, probably like most of you, i am hoping that pe doesnt even come up in this pregnancy. i tested negative for the underlying disorders. at my last regular checkup my bp was 110/60. ive lost my baby weight and have been exercising daily. and when i had my preconception...
by rachaelann
Thu Feb 08, 638610 4:25 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: prenatal treatment after pe
Replies: 8
Views: 817

prenatal treatment after pe

<t>hi everyone! im about 8 weeks pregnant and had my first prenatal appointment today. when i asked the nurse practioner if my treatment would be different this pregnancy because of having pre e last time she said yes. and proceeded to tell me that from the start they will see me every two weeks, i ...

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