Scared

Are you part of the NICU club? Do you have a child who is still struggling with the effects of being born too soon from preeclampsia? Share your concerns and stories here among parents who have been there.
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Re : Scared

Postby cindync » Fri Mar 10, 2006 06:12 am

Oh my, I hope that it is a mistake! I can not believe you had that mistake when you were pregnant with her.

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Re : Scared

Postby tommysmommy21004 » Fri Mar 10, 2006 02:13 am

OMG Rebecca! That is scary! Hopefully it's just a mistake in the labs. Please know that I am thinking of you and your daughter. You are both in my prayers.

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Re : Scared

Postby lucy » Fri Mar 10, 2006 01:47 am

That is scary but I am kepeing you in my thoughts and hoping that it was just an error. Sending many hugs.

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Re : Scared

Postby mom2tori » Fri Mar 10, 2006 00:53 am

How scary! I am hoping, like the others, that this is just an error. Sending prayers your way....

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Re : Scared

Postby jenandtheboys » Thu Mar 09, 2006 10:04 pm

Same here.........really hoping it was just an error. Also hoping you get your results back asap since I'm sure you're worrying like crazy. Please keep us posted. (((hugs))) and prayers for you all.

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Re : Scared

Postby mama2twins » Thu Mar 09, 2006 09:55 pm

I hope that it was a lab miscalculation. I am obviously not a doctor, but I would think a lab value so high a doctor has never seen it before, would be making her REALLY sick, not just fussy. I hope you get the results soon and that they are normal. Please keep us posted.

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Re : Scared

Postby thw75 » Thu Mar 09, 2006 09:40 pm

Will be thinking good thoughts for you. How scary.

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Re : Scared

Postby cassie05 » Thu Mar 09, 2006 09:36 pm

Wow, how scary. I will keep you all in prayer

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Scared

Postby rebecca » Thu Mar 09, 2006 09:25 pm

I got a call from the pediatrician's office today. My daughter had not been feeling well and I took her in (nothing respiratory like the usual stuff, but tired, vomit, weird color poop, fussy). They took blood yesterday. Today, the nurse called me at work and said that one of the liver enzymes was "off the charts. It's so high that the doctor thinks it could be a lab error. He's never seen a level this high." She told me to leave and immediately take my daughter to the lab and have more blood drawn to re-run the test. I'm waiting for the results, which may come tonight, but probably tomorrow. I have had lab errors in the past (my first blood draw when I was pregnant - they switched my blood with someone else's and we were counseled about the possible death of my unborn baby due to a condition we found out 4 months later wasn't mine but was some other poor woman's who I don't know if they ever tracked down), so I know it can happen. But I'm very worried and praying that this is nothing.


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