question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

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Re : question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

Postby julie f » Sun Aug 27, 637015 6:45 am

1st pregnancy - diagnosed w/pe at 25 wks, delivered at 26 (C-sect)

2nd pregnancy - hope to be announcing one in early Spring... and praying, wishing, hoping and crossing fingers that it'll be pe-free.

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Zachary James, 7/22/03-7/27/03, born at 26wks - severe pe

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Re : question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

Postby akemt » Sun Aug 27, 637015 4:38 am

Amy, I'd say Yes to the PE, and I don't know about the Hellp...lol?

I had PIH diagnosed at 28/29 weeks with my first pregnancy, caused oligo and was induced and had dd at 37 wks.

Am now in pg #2 (due 8/11/04) and not far enough along to know! Though, so far so good...BP's running around 106/65 range. Though I wouldn't be at all shocked if I ended up with Chronic HTN...my jean size will not be published [;)].

Catherine (22)
DH Britton (27)
Emma Margaret (03/02/03) 37 weeks from PIH & oligo
Baby #2 due August 11, 2004

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Re : question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

Postby amyk » Sun Aug 27, 637015 4:03 am

#1: Pregnancy went fine, severe PE and hellp out of the blue, c-section at 35 weeks.
#2: Pregnancy was harder on me (old age, perhaps?), could see the PE and hellp coming this time, c-section at 32 weeks.

Does anyone get it a third time?

Amy

Chloe (8/6/01) 35 weeks, p/e, hellp
Tristan (9/3/03), 32 weeks, p/e and hellp AGAIN

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Re : question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

Postby catherine » Sun Aug 27, 637015 3:50 am

Why thank you Suz, sad to say so much sweeter in the pictures than to live with them LOL!

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DH, Dave (40)
Finn (6)
Lucy (2)Preeclampsia & HELLP
Chloe (7/2/03)
http://www.babiesonline.com/babies/f/finngoosensprout

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Re : question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

Postby sonja » Sun Aug 27, 637015 3:42 am

PIH with first pregnancy, hoping and praying it wont return now during #2.

Joy
Kira 3-6-02 37 1/2 weeks PIH
#2 EDD 6-15-04

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Re : question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

Postby sweetiesuzy » Sun Aug 27, 637015 3:40 am

1st - slightly elevated bp at end of pregnancy. No real issues. 38 week induction due to spontaneous rupture of membranes.

2nd - BP starting to have "chronic" symptoms.

3rd - Second trimester bp on the rise. 31 weeks majorly high BP. 38 week delivery induced because of high bp.

I am now diagnosed with chronic hypertention... 4th pregnancy to be told as it progresses! [:)]

Suz
PS - Catherine - I love your webpage for the kids. They are all so beautiful!

DS 3/25/95
DD 10/26/01 stillbirth
DS 12/30/02
AND ~ Peanut edd 8/6/04

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Re : question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

Postby catherine » Sun Aug 27, 637015 3:31 am

Laura, I'm enjoying these questions, hope that we don't descend to say "jeans size at conception" though![;)]

Fine, horrendous, fine. No apparent hypertension with any of them, up to the moment I showed up in L&D with preeclampsia.

Catherine (37)
DH, Dave (40)
Finn (6)
Lucy (2)Preeclampsia & HELLP
Chloe (7/2/03)
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Re : question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

Postby laura » Sun Aug 27, 637015 3:20 am

1st pregnancy- severe pe, delivery by emergency section, 35 weeks.

2nd- no PE, chronic hypertension, delivery by repeat section at 36 weeks for low fluid caused by hypertension.

(Hahaha- like you guys didn't already know....)

Laura-28
DH Jack-30
Allie 5-13-98 (35 weeks-pre-e)
Baby Camille 4-17-03 (36 weeks- htn and oligo)
http://www.babiesonline.com/babies/c/camilleandallie/

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question of the day- PE in which pregnancies?

Postby laura » Sun Aug 27, 637015 3:18 am

(these are fun[:D]- email me with ideas)

85% of all preeclamptic pregnancies are first timers for pregnancy, right out of the gate. Certainly, this is the stereotype of when PE occurs... first, then never again. What was your experience?

Question: Did you have preeclampsia with your first pregnancy, a subsequent one, or both? Which pregnancies were complicated by hypertension?

Laura-28
DH Jack-30
Allie 5-13-98 (35 weeks-pre-e)
Baby Camille 4-17-03 (36 weeks- htn and oligo)
http://www.babiesonline.com/babies/c/camilleandallie/


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