Gene causes problem pregnancies

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Gene causes problem pregnancies

Postby nora » Tue Apr 05, 2005 10:42 am

I thought this article was interesting except that no one in my family ever had pe.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4400215.stm

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Re : Gene causes problem pregnancies

Postby logansmom » Tue Apr 05, 2005 11:40 am

My new doc said that my sister does in fact have an increased risk of getting it. She also said when my brother has children his wife has an increased chance. Since she told me this I have met one set of sister-in-laws that both had it. Was the husband/brother the link? Who knows. I am the first in my family to ever have it.

Rachel - severe pre-eclampsia 1st pregnancy
Logan David (1-5-02)31 weeks, 5 days, 3 lbs, 8 ounces
Baby boy #2 (due 5-17-05)
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Re : Gene causes problem pregnancies

Postby mom2tori » Tue Apr 05, 2005 11:45 am

I am the only in my family that has had it. Wonder how they would link us to the gene, maybe we are the freak accidents in the study? LOL!

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Dominic 9/10/97-9/11/97 @ 28 weeks
Victoria 1/8/02 @ 30 weeks
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Re : Gene causes problem pregnancies

Postby pigletmsu » Tue Apr 05, 2005 06:08 pm

My grandma had it with my dad, and my cousin's wife on the other side had it with her first and third pregnancies. So I assume it runs in my family somewhere, most likely thru my dad's side, but not sure if that's a strong enough link.

Lisa

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Re : Gene causes problem pregnancies

Postby laura » Tue Apr 05, 2005 07:19 pm

Nora, great article! I'm going to move this thread to "Preeclampsia in the news" so that it doesn't get buried, and people looking for articles about PE can find it! Great find!

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Re : Gene causes problem pregnancies

Postby kpowers » Wed Apr 06, 2005 12:51 am

I was test for a gentic link too, but not that one. I was test for Lchad which I don't have Thankfully. But that is still a very interesting article

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Emma May Powers still born 12/12/04 sever PE & HELLP
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