bloody noses and insomnia

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Re: bloody noses and insomnia

Postby jean » Sun Nov 24, 2013 03:14 pm

I'm 15 weeks. Feeling very nervous this go around!
Our first son was born and passed in Feb of 2010. Born at 29 weeks due to HELLP and passed due to NEC. We miss him every day. :~(

Our second son was born at 39 weeks gestation in Nov of 2011. No HELLP or pre-e! Took LDA starting at week 12 and went off of it at week 38!

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Re: bloody noses and insomnia

Postby sam10 » Sat Nov 23, 2013 07:18 pm

I had a stuffy nose in my second pregnancy, which even caused some weird headaches. Only decongestants really helped. It was like a mild constant sinus infection. From what I heard, this can be normal. I read that up to 30 percent of pregnant women have congestion without having allergies or a viral infection like the common cold. This condition even has a name: rhinitis of pregnancy. :D
If you google this, you can find a lot of info on that topic. It is rather annoying, I know.
Congratulations on your pregnancy :-) How far along are you?
~Julija (42)
MC 3/2009 and 3/2011
H (1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeks
M (Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE


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Re: bloody noses and insomnia

Postby laughinggirl127 » Sat Nov 23, 2013 00:38 am

I will say that I had a bloody nose in my first pregnancy with pree that was related to how high my blood pressure was. But it was a full on running down my face bloody nose that took 10 minutes to stop. I would venture to say that since it is winter that your bloody nose is more related to the fact that we have stuffy noses during pregnancy that are related to being pregnant and the fact that you are probably running your heater in the house. Hot dry air can cause stuffy bloody noses. I would either start using saline nasal spray or putting a humidifier in your room at night so that you are not drying out in the night. Dry nose will cause the stuffy/bloody nose. I would try one of the moisturizing issues and see if that doesn't help.
DS born 2003- 39 weeks preeclampsia, 6LBS 7oz
DD born 2009-32 weeks preeclampsia, 3LBS 1oz
DD born 2012-38 weeks, PIH, IUGR 5lbs 4oz- no pree

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Re: bloody noses and insomnia

Postby jean » Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:08 pm

Also, throughout the pregnancy I've been experiencing heart palpaltaitons....which scare me. I told my Dr. about them though, and he said that can happen with pregnancy..he asked if I've been having any chest pain or anything (which I haven't)...*sigh* I am just so nervous about this whole thing. (trying to relax, but am scared)
Our first son was born and passed in Feb of 2010. Born at 29 weeks due to HELLP and passed due to NEC. We miss him every day. :~(

Our second son was born at 39 weeks gestation in Nov of 2011. No HELLP or pre-e! Took LDA starting at week 12 and went off of it at week 38!

http://findingtherainbowconnection.blogspot.com/

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bloody noses and insomnia

Postby jean » Fri Nov 22, 2013 09:51 pm

Last night I started getting really nervous about this pregnancy. It seems to be mimicking my first sooo closely...and most recently, I started getting kind of a stuffy nose..but I don't feel like I have a cold. It seems to really take hold at night when I'm lying down. And I don't have a runny bloody nose, but whenever I blow it, there is blood.
(Plus I'm just sleeping horrible.)

The thing is, this exact same thing happened to me about a month before I got sick in my first pregnancy. Please tell me that bloody noses have nothing to do with HELLP/pre-e...
Our first son was born and passed in Feb of 2010. Born at 29 weeks due to HELLP and passed due to NEC. We miss him every day. :~(

Our second son was born at 39 weeks gestation in Nov of 2011. No HELLP or pre-e! Took LDA starting at week 12 and went off of it at week 38!

http://findingtherainbowconnection.blogspot.com/


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