Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby alysha » Sat Aug 07, 2004 04:05 am

Hi, I had sever upper epigastric pain starting at about 30 wks with my now 4 1/2 yr. old, Jarod and delivered him at 31 wks.

Then, with my baby girl, Laiken, I had that terrible pain at 22 wks and delivered her at 24 wks to the day.

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Mom to ARIANNA(11/11/96) normal pregnancy & delivered vaginally
JAROD(01/17/00) emergency c-section @ 31 wks due to severe HELLP
LAIKEN(09/15/02)delivered emergency c-section due to severe HELLP @ 24 wks-only lived an hour & a half on this earth, forever in my heart
GAVIN (08/22/03) delivered scheduled repeat c-section @ 39 wks (no HELLP complications-thank goodness)

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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby peanutsmom » Tue Aug 03, 2004 06:59 am

Went to ER just shy of 36 weeks due to terrible back pain and epigastric pain. i had thought the stomach pains were gas, heartburn, etc. The back pain is what sent me over the edge. I hadn't slept in a couple days and reached my limit of stress. When I got to ER, they sent me up to L and D. At first nurse said I just had a kidney infection. Then Doc arrived and told me I had HELLP. I should have called him when the pain got bad, but I thought it was normal pregnancy back pain. It was my first so I didn't know what to expect. Doc induced me and I got no pain meds for at least 24 hours. Then I got something that helped. Within 30 minutes I was being taken to the operating room for an emergency c/s. My doc was awesome. He never left the hospital through all of it. Carolyn weighed in at 5 lbs 4 oz. It has been two years since this happened and I am expecting again. I am due in March 05. My first u/s in Thursday to hear the heartbeat. I am very excited, but real nervous, too.

Dawn
Carolyn born at 36 weeks- PE with severe HELLP
#2 due 3/05

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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby icats » Thu Jul 29, 2004 08:06 pm

Diagnosed and delivered at 33 wks 5 days. Delivered at The Womens Health Care P.C. in Newburgh, IN
then 3 wk NICU stay. She weighted 4lbs. 8oz.
Now 5 months and healthy. Adorable too!

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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby suetorr » Fri Jul 02, 2004 12:59 am

Admitted into the hospital @ 32 wks. delivered @ 33 wks

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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby lou » Wed Jun 30, 2004 01:51 pm

I was admitted into hospital at 24 weeks with Pre-eclampsia.
Developed Hellp at 27 + 6 weeks, delivered the same day.

My son Thomas was born and survived put up a brave fight and fought to stay with his mummy and daddy for 8 months.

Louise & Carl Russell [:(]
&
Our vey brave little angel 'Thomas'

04/02/03 - 04/10/03
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby firelady » Sat Jun 19, 2004 08:12 pm

Had high blood pressure and low platlets at week 30
day before birth had severe pain in upper right back
(doctors said I must have been lifting something)
Delivered by C-section 34 weeks.
Was unconcious for 6 days had 8" tear in my liver casing.
After 3 operations bleeding was stopped but had open wounds for 3 months.

Daughter 4pounds 10oz is fine born 11/97.
Medical care was poor I do not think they still know much
about HELLP or care. I looked up a HELLP forum because a new
case occurred here recently and the hospital said they'd never seen this before, pitiful.

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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby lany » Sat Jun 19, 2004 09:24 am

27 weeks diagnosed
29wks/5days delivered



Lany 29
DH 34
DS 09/99 (born via emergency c/s~ 29wks/5days~2lbs. 1.9oz.~Pre-E & HELLP)
TTC #2

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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby denise » Thu Jun 10, 2004 09:02 am

Diagnosed on Fri and delivered Sat; one day shy of 35 weeks. We think I was develloping HELLP in the two week prior (epigastric pain and vomiting off and on)although my bp was normal and had only trace protein at week 35 OB visit. Class I HELLP, recovered within 4 days, thankfully

Ariana-born 5/3/03 at 35 weeks due to HELLP Syndrome/PIH
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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby kdreher » Fri Jun 04, 2004 01:13 pm

Developed HELLP at 26 wks +1 day, son was delivered the same day. No signs or problems until the day I was rushed to the hospital. ds was delivered by emergency c-section.

Kris (34)
DH, Tom (33)
Tyler 3-9-95 to 3-23-95 (26 wks pe/HELLP)


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Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

Postby matts_mom » Thu May 27, 2004 02:22 pm

on the first day of 32 weeks i started to have the upper gastric pain accompanied by vomitting. on the first day of week 34, i had been vomitting for the full two weeks and was in very serious pain, no sleeping or eating, all under the supervision of my doctor[:(!]. i went to the hospital emergency as i was bleeding and was admitted immediately.... i had no signs of pre-e at all, i had all the symptoms of hellp. ds was delivered by c-section.

matt's mom
matthew-born Feb 6, 2004, at 34 weeks due to hellp syndrome


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