Not what I wanted for the New Year...

Are you pregnant again after having preeclampsia once already in a previous pregnancy? Post your thoughts/concerns here - there are others who share your feelings. This is also the home of our Bedrest Buddies Support group.
missgamecock
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Re : Not what I wanted for the New Year...

Postby missgamecock » Wed Dec 31, 2008 05:45 pm

Oh no. I hope you keep that baby in longer!!!! Sending p&pts!

wrennie
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Re : Not what I wanted for the New Year...

Postby wrennie » Wed Dec 31, 2008 05:10 pm

oh NO Molly!!!!!! did you have steriod shots already? Your at 30 weeks, so your in a great spot at least. I will keep my thoughts with you that PE is not coming! Hang in there, and be proactive on your treatment! I certainly will hope for 2 more weeks for your baby cooking!

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Not what I wanted for the New Year...

Postby molly419 » Wed Dec 31, 2008 04:57 pm

....Preeclampsia could be on the horizon. UGGGGGGGH!

Went in for my NST, and had three different BP readings with my bottom number between 106-111. I am allowed to be in the 80's-90's due to being chronic. Needless to say, anything over 100 is too high for even me. I was sent down to triage, had labs drawn, more BP checks. My uric acid numbers are starting to creep up and with the rise in my BP, indicates that preeclampsia is starting to show. I have to go back into triage on Sunday for another blood draw for a recheck.

The doctor did not increase/change my BP medications, which I found odd.

Today, I hit 30 weeks. I am guessing that my numbers from Sunday's lab will give a better idea of where this is all going. I am hoping that we can squeeze in another 2 weeks.


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