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by sheri-ct
Wed Mar 03, 2010 07:30 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Factor V
Replies: 5
Views: 780

Re : Factor V

Hi Belle,

I'm sorry that I don't have any answers for you. You might want to post on the forum for underlying conditions. You might find more posters there with this condition.

Sheri
by sheri-ct
Wed Mar 03, 2010 07:10 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: How long for body to recover?
Replies: 7
Views: 980

Re : How long for body to recover?

<t>Hi Laura,<br/> <br/> Every pregnancy is so different. I had severe pre-e with my first pregnancy and I recovered pretty quickly (given everything that happened!) and was off bp meds within 2 weeks. This time, I "only" had gestational hypertension, but it took 6 weeks and a lot of meds to get my b...
by sheri-ct
Sun Feb 21, 2010 01:03 pm
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Success!
Replies: 9
Views: 1297

Re : Success!

Congrats!!!! Wonderful news! Hope it's an uneventful 9 months!
by sheri-ct
Thu Feb 11, 2010 01:44 pm
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: Preeclampsia and chronic hypertension
Replies: 5
Views: 1065

Re : Preeclampsia and chronic hypertension

<t>Yes, a preconception consult is a great start. I also developed pre-e with my twin pregnancy. My OB did not necessarily think I needed a consult with MFM, but later changed her mind and referred me after my underlying conditions were discovered. While they could not prevent pre-e from recurring, ...
by sheri-ct
Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: We are preparing again....
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Re : We are preparing again....

<t>Hi Bethers,<br/> <br/> Congrats on the birth of your DD. I'm glad to hear she is doing well. I'm sorry for your scary experience and past losses. You've come to the right place for support. I also was told by many people (friends and family) that I should not have another child after my experienc...
by sheri-ct
Sat Feb 06, 2010 01:30 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Delivered!!! (34 weeks)
Replies: 27
Views: 2120

Re : Delivered!!! (34 weeks)

Congrats!!!!!
by sheri-ct
Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:35 am
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: Breastfeeding
Replies: 8
Views: 1769

Re : Breastfeeding

<t>Supply issues are soooooo stressful! What kind of pump are you using? If you are using the PIS, make sure you are changing the membranes (little white things) every 2-3 weeks (they last longer for people that only occasionally pump, but not for exclusive pumpers). How many times per day are you p...
by sheri-ct
Fri Feb 05, 2010 02:06 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: RSV Shots today
Replies: 2
Views: 1613

Re : RSV Shots today

Wow! WTG! Keep up the great work! My twins weren't that big until they were almost a year (and my DD is still not that much bigger at 2.5 years old!).
by sheri-ct
Fri Feb 05, 2010 02:02 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: OT evaluation tomorrow
Replies: 17
Views: 5863

Re : OT evaluation tomorrow

Good luck, Kara. Shane has been diagnosed with a mild case (so far!) of SPD. Have you read the book The Out-of-Sync Child? I have not yet, but our EI person just told me that I might find it helpful. Hope the OT consult goes well and you are offered some good advice.

Sheri
by sheri-ct
Fri Feb 05, 2010 01:17 pm
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: Ongoing reflux - gastric fibroscopy?
Replies: 7
Views: 3667

Re : Ongoing reflux - gastric fibroscopy?

<t>All 3 of my kids had/have severe reflux. It's so stressful and upsetting to see your little one in pain. Have you tried different meds? My twins did best on a Prevacid compound, but my youngest DD does best on the soultabs (and a much higher dose than the twins, which seems strange since she was ...

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