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bringing home the browns

Postby olivejuice0806 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:00 pm

by olivejuice0806 (64 Posts), Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:00 pm

For those of you on Facebook, search this page and give this family your support. This first time mom had a brain aneurysm and slipped into a coma at 34 wks, and baby was delivered safely by c-section. Mom is still in a coma. These are the kinds of stories that give media attention and shed light on the disease of pre-eclampsia.
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Baby #1 PE 11/3/1993 39 weeks 7lbs. 4oz.
Baby #2 Severe PE/HELLP 9/21/1999 31 weeks 4lbs. 2oz
Baby #3 Mild PE 6/1/2007 39 weeks 7lbs. 1oz.
Baby #4 PE 10/31/2012 37 weeks 6lbs. 11 oz.
Miscarriage 5/2010
Miscarriage 10/2011
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Re: bringing home the browns

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Sat Nov 10, 2012 09:01 pm

by holly3372@msn.com (478 Posts), Sat Nov 10, 2012 09:01 pm

Oh no, ok will do!!!
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: bringing home the browns

Postby princess purr » Mon Nov 12, 2012 07:06 pm

by princess purr (1092 Posts), Mon Nov 12, 2012 07:06 pm

I was reading about that, did she has PE?
Val (34) & Carlos (32)
Married: April 29th 2011
Veronica Rosina, 11/25/2004-11/27/2004
Born at 26.5 weeks (1 lb 4oz, 14 inches) because of severe preeclampsia (doc says I was on my way to HELLP but not there yet)
Nicholas Robert, 11/22/2013 7 lb 7oz 19.5 inches, born at 36 weeks (due to previous classical c-section) PE FREE!!!!!!
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Re: bringing home the browns

Postby olivejuice0806 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 04:16 pm

by olivejuice0806 (64 Posts), Tue Nov 13, 2012 04:16 pm

She did. It's hard to find it on the facebook page, but one of the very first news reports mentioned PE specifically. I searched until I found it!
Shanda (38)
Baby #1 PE 11/3/1993 39 weeks 7lbs. 4oz.
Baby #2 Severe PE/HELLP 9/21/1999 31 weeks 4lbs. 2oz
Baby #3 Mild PE 6/1/2007 39 weeks 7lbs. 1oz.
Baby #4 PE 10/31/2012 37 weeks 6lbs. 11 oz.
Miscarriage 5/2010
Miscarriage 10/2011
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Re: bringing home the browns

Postby princess purr » Wed Nov 14, 2012 07:30 pm

by princess purr (1092 Posts), Wed Nov 14, 2012 07:30 pm

When I was reading about it, it sound like PE to me. They should really mention that on the facebook page and help raise the awareness. This is a story that happens way to often, and the more people are aware, the less it will hopefully happen.
Val (34) & Carlos (32)
Married: April 29th 2011
Veronica Rosina, 11/25/2004-11/27/2004
Born at 26.5 weeks (1 lb 4oz, 14 inches) because of severe preeclampsia (doc says I was on my way to HELLP but not there yet)
Nicholas Robert, 11/22/2013 7 lb 7oz 19.5 inches, born at 36 weeks (due to previous classical c-section) PE FREE!!!!!!
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Re: bringing home the browns

Postby olivejuice0806 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 09:00 pm

by olivejuice0806 (64 Posts), Wed Nov 14, 2012 09:00 pm

I agree!
Shanda (38)
Baby #1 PE 11/3/1993 39 weeks 7lbs. 4oz.
Baby #2 Severe PE/HELLP 9/21/1999 31 weeks 4lbs. 2oz
Baby #3 Mild PE 6/1/2007 39 weeks 7lbs. 1oz.
Baby #4 PE 10/31/2012 37 weeks 6lbs. 11 oz.
Miscarriage 5/2010
Miscarriage 10/2011
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Re: bringing home the browns

Postby cc » Tue Nov 27, 2012 08:14 am

by cc (45 Posts), Tue Nov 27, 2012 08:14 am

I've been meaning to come on here to see if anyone knew if she had PE/HELLP. It's the first thing I thought of when I read it too. Glad you were able to see that. I've been praying for them since I read about it - very sad story but they do a great job keeping updates and pictures are so uplifting! Agree this is a story that could bring a lot of light to PE (in all it's awful forms!)
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