headaches, blurry vision, elevated BP but NOT pre-e?

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Re: headaches, blurry vision, elevated BP but NOT pre-e?

Postby meli554 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 09:25 am

I was wondering too. Hope you're doing well!
#1 Ethan John, 9-27-10, induced at 34 weeks due to pre-e
#2 Baby girl, due 2/6/13, PIH dx at 26 weeks
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Re: headaches, blurry vision, elevated BP but NOT pre-e?

Postby sam10 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 06:08 pm

Just checking how you are doing, have your symptoms worsened, remained the same? I wonder if you've had your baby? Thinking of you.
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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: headaches, blurry vision, elevated BP but NOT pre-e?

Postby melissaa » Wed Dec 05, 2012 08:25 am

Thanks for thinking of me! I went in for a second try at the amnio on the 19th and told te dr the baby hadnt been moving as much over the weekend. He decided to skip the amnio for the time being and just admit me and monitor her. My labs came back good but they were just looking for a reason to deliver at that point b/c of the headaches, visual suff and PIH. I was 37w5d. The monitored me overnight and decided that given the decrease in her movement (even though she apparently likd the monitors and moved well as long as they were strapped on) they wanted to deliver anyway instead of waiting around. This dr was a saint and I wish I had found him earlier in my pregnancy as to not have had to deal with the stress from the others. So delivery was set for the following morning. They came in and did pre-op labs and determined that my platelets had fallen from 160s to the 120s within a day or two so they had to order blood to have in the OR with me just incase. Everything went well with the c-section and Harper Lily was born at 10am on the Tuesday the 20th weighing 7 lbs 0.5oz, 21 inches, and absolutely perfect and such a sweet baby!
My BP went back down almost to my normal immediately after surgery and has stayed down. The headaches went away but the past week Ive been experiencing different headaches (I think just due to hormones re-adjusting) but the visual stuff is gone too! :)
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#1 Addison~ 5-31-07 emergency c-sec 35 weeks. 4 lbs 12 oz. (IUGR, PRE-E, fetal distress)-had to be delivered so fast they broke her leg during delivery.
#2 Lucas~ delivered @ 36 weeks 6 lbs 10 oz. (PIH, PRE-E)
#3 Harper Lily-delivered @ 37.6 weeks 7 lbs (PIH)
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Re: headaches, blurry vision, elevated BP but NOT pre-e?

Postby sam10 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 02:05 pm

So glad to hear the good news! Congratulations! Welcome Harper Lily:-)
I felt ok to worse to ok during my first two weeks postpartum. If you feel any of the PE symtoms or your BP goes up again, let your doctors know! PE can linger for up to 6 weeks postpartum.
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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: headaches, blurry vision, elevated BP but NOT pre-e?

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Wed Dec 05, 2012 03:56 pm

Welcome Harper Lily!!! I love her name and am so happy for you! Yes keep monitoring yourself! Lots of love to you xo
Benjamin Spider Reeves born 4-28-2010( 1lb 6oz 26 weeks to severe pre-e and Iugr) we lost you after 4 long months in the NICU. You fought so hard,and were so brave.Our first baby .We miss you everyday and love you forever xo

Expecting ,dreaming, and hoping for our baby Girl sometime in January 2013
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Re: headaches, blurry vision, elevated BP but NOT pre-e?

Postby tree » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:18 am

Congrats!!
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