by tree (819 Posts), Tue May 21, 2013 10:24 pm
Just agreeing with the previous posters - we all really wish there was something like diet that could prevent or manage PE. There isn't. There is no science behind the high-protein diet. Many of us think it is outright harmful because it often makes women feel guilty for not trying hard enough or sticking to it if they get sick. This discussion usually degenerates into a very nasty debate, but I think we can all agree that putting more pressure on stressed-out, sick women doesn't help anyone. FWIW, encouraging women to reduce their stress levels and "just relax" is kind of similar. It is probably better for you to relax more, but you aren't getting sick because of stress.
Talk to your doctor about any major changes in diet or lifestyle that you are considering. Many of them fall into the category of "probably won't help, can't hurt", but there are some things that are contraindicated for certain women. Your doctor will know more about your specific situation. You probably want to know what they think about things like diet, exercise, etc. anyway.
Daughter born April 2009 at 35 weeks due to Class 1 HELLP