how long did you.........?

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how long did you.........?

Postby Ecrc84 » Tue Jun 12, 2012 09:47 am

How long did you go, from pre-e diagnosis to delivery?
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Re: how long did you.........?

Postby cgoodi1 » Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:19 am

I was diagnosed, heard the heartbeat, 10 minutes later my baby had passed so then I had to be induced to give birth to the stillborn baby. I had symptoms for about two weeks if not more but my OB never diagnosed me.
Stillbirth - 21 weeks gestation due to severe preeclampsia, HELLP and IUGR - 15/02/12
Baby girl Aria - Induced due to high blood pressure at 36 weeks + 2 days - 7lbs 3oz - 05/03/13
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Re: how long did you.........?

Postby sam10 » Tue Jun 12, 2012 01:57 pm

On average it is 2 weeks from diagnosis to delivery. But this includes also those who limp along for several weeks, and those who deliver within hours of diagnosis.

I delivered 10 days after diagnosis. I had symptoms before, before I went to see the doc. So if I had gone to be seen earlier, I might have been diagnosed earlier.
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Henry (1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeks
Matilda (Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE


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Re: how long did you.........?

Postby MomTimesThree » Tue Jun 12, 2012 01:59 pm

with our 2nd, diagnosed at 29 weeks... held out until induction 36w6d, last week inpatient. With this one super-imposed at 25 weeks... still cruisin' along... 33 weeks today! :) I'm hopeful your diagnosis to delivery is very very long!
2008-Our Baby Girl, PTL born too early at 30w6d, Fought so hard... Forever Loved & Missed
2010- Lil' Bro, Pre-E at 29 weeks... Induced at 36w6d, Born 37w
2012- Lil' Sis, Super-imposed pre-e at 25 weeks, PTL & GD at 35 weeks, Evicted 36w
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Re: how long did you.........?

Postby jenh » Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:16 pm

First time, less than 48 hours from diagnosis to delivery at 35+2. There were warning signs as early as 30 weeks, but my OB ignored them until things were critical. I had severe PE with CNS involvement, borderline HELLP. DD1 was mildy IUGR.

Second time, also less than 48 hours from diagnosis to delivery at 37 even. Again, there were warning signs at 32 weeks, but my new OB monitored me closely. As soon as I crossed the line to mild PE, we decided not to mess around since I was so close to term. DD2 was also mildy IUGR.

Third time (with twins!), it was 14 weeks from diagnosis to delivery. I had PIH at 22 weeks, mild PE at 31 weeks, hospitalized with concerning symptoms at 33 weeks, induced at 36 weeks. The whole time, I was a very slow progresser and stayed pretty stable. Then two hours after delivery, I slipped into a coma with severe post partum PE. We literally pushed that pregnancy as far as it could go. The twins were NOT IUGR.

So a wide range of experiences just from me. (All 5 of us are doing great today.)
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Mom to Ethne Joy 10/12/03, 35 weeks, severe PE
Mom to Catie Grace 12/8/06, 37 weeks, mild PE
Mom to Riley Faith and Gavin Arthur 7/7/09, 36 weeks, PIH 22 weeks, PE 31 weeks, severe post partum PE
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Re: how long did you.........?

Postby JB » Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:31 pm

I was diagnosed on a Monday and delivered that Thursday.
1st - miscarried at 11 weeks in Dec. 2009
2nd - baby girl born Mar. 2011 at 29 weeks 6 days due to severe PE
3rd - baby boy due June 19th, 2012
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