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Lost 1st child due to pre e, want to try again??

Postby CamylC » Tue Dec 03, 2013 07:42 pm

by CamylC (2 Posts), Tue Dec 03, 2013 07:42 pm

Diagnose with severe pre e at 23 wks chest pain,high bp,2pos protein in urine was put on bed rest for two weeks had to have emergency c section at 24&3 days she was born lived for two days. My 6wks is almost up. I wanna try again but I'm kinda scared I have a twin sister n a older sister they both have kids and jus looking at them I'm anxious to try again. HOW LONG SHOULD I WAIT??????


Nov 7 2013- Nov 9 2013
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Re: Lost 1st child due to pre e, want to try again??

Postby sam10 » Tue Dec 03, 2013 07:55 pm

by sam10 (1437 Posts), Tue Dec 03, 2013 07:55 pm

I am so sorry you lost your precious baby to this disease. It will be best to discuss with your doctor as of when it is recommended for you to try again for another baby. There are several reasons that will determine your persona wait time.
Did you have a c-section? Has your BP returned to normal? Is your lab work clear? Are there any other underlying disorders or risk-factors to consider? And, not to forget. It is important to heal emotionally. This can take quite some time. I was only ready after the one year mark of my son's passing.

I would recommend to talk to your doctor, and also see a specialist (MFM, high-risk OB), so you can get properly evaluated and can then decide when it will be time to try again.

Sending you hugs.
~Julija (40)
MC 3/2009 and 3/2011
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


Our pain has been put into words, placed into empty cradles, to remember that all our babies lived, that they mattered and always will. - Field of Cradles http://www.fieldofcradles.org/
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Re: Lost 1st child due to pre e, want to try again??

Postby CamylC » Tue Dec 03, 2013 08:04 pm

by CamylC (2 Posts), Tue Dec 03, 2013 08:04 pm

Thanks I have my first appt this Thursday. No never had any health problems before pregnancy. Bp went to normal after a week of being back home n is still normal everything seems normal rite now. Yes I had a c section. I'm still dealing with everything but it's getting better everyday but some days r hard. Thanks a lot
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Re: Lost 1st child due to pre e, want to try again??

Postby bgrove226 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:21 am

by bgrove226 (3 Posts), Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:21 am

I'm sorry you lost your child :( I recently lost my child to pre-e and my doctor told me to wait 6 months or longer to try again.
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Re: Lost 1st child due to pre e, want to try again??

Postby valdawg20 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 08:52 am

by valdawg20 (5 Posts), Thu Mar 13, 2014 08:52 am

Sorry about your loss. I lost my daugter at 23 weeks in January. My MFM doctor told me to wait unti 6 mons to 1 year. It's definitely a healing process. I even get anxiety now about getting pregnant again! I plan to start trying again in December so it will be close to a year before I get pregnant. I had one daughter at 28 weeks who is 5 years now so I was not expecting pre-e to show up this second time so severe since my doctor told me that he did not think it would be as severe as the first pregancy. Take care!
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