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hi all,i have 2 daughters, one is 4 and one is 18 months. i had pre-eclampsia on both from 33 weeks; swelling, protein in urine and high blood pressure. my eldest was born at 37.6 naturally after induction and my youngest was born at 38 weeks by emergency section after induction - she got distressed. the day before i was induced for my second i started to get symptoms of HELLP - severe pain under right rib which i now know is liver related. i had high blood pressure afterwards with both kids and took meds to bring it down for 5 months post-partum. i am 29 now and considering baby number 3. am i out of my mind??????
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Well if you are crazy than I was too, just see my sig! Some of our posters have met with a MFM (Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist) pre-conception to talk about their individual risks and test for possible underlying disorders. Good luck with whatever you decide!
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(severe pre-e at 38 weeks & "mild" pre-e at 37 weeks)
& baby Annabelle
(chronic HTN & GD, superimposed pre-e @34 weeks, induction @37 weeks)
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