Chronic hypertension controlled on meds - why induce?

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Re: Chronic hypertension controlled on meds - why induce?

Postby alviarin » Mon Jul 23, 2012 00:03 am

Congratulations, what a cutie!!!
Hypothyroid mom to
Connor (severe pre-e at 38 weeks)
Claire ("mild" pre-e at 37 weeks)
Annabelle (chronic HTN & GD, superimposed pre-e @34 weeks, induction @37 weeks)

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Re: Chronic hypertension controlled on meds - why induce?

Postby kat82 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 03:36 pm

Just wanted to update that my doctor, somewhat to my surprise, said he would be ok going to 41 weeks if everything stays under control.
I do have weekly appointments and NSTs, probably similar to most of you. Also, my meds haven't been adjusted at all yet. I don't know what difference that makes.
First pregnancy, due September 2012. Chronic hypertension, no signs of PE yet...fingers crossed!


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