by kdreher (2482 Posts), Mon Jun 28, 2004 09:31 am
I am so sorry I didn't get back until today to post my reply that you all so graciously asked for.
I loved my new doctor, but knew I would since this is the same practice that took care of my sister. Basically, my doctor said that I would be watched more than normal. Probably have more ultrasounds for me and the baby, especially since Tyler was born at 26 wks +1 day and only weighed 15 ounces. He was pretty small for his age. I would probably have more tests (blood/urine) and may look at going on bedrest after the second trimester. I was also referred to a peri at Yale-New Haven hospital and have my appt on 7/12. They were very, very nice when I called. We all know that the doctors have no real reasons on guarantees for us with our pre-e and HELLP. I did ask about a percentage and the doctor said anywhere from 0-100%. I knew why he was telling me this, not to scare me, but I could have a somewhat normal pregnancy or have eclampsia again. I did not get to ask all my questions, but many are for the peri. The peri would come down to our area when needed, but I would be seen by my regular OB, they work with the peri's all the time. I would have to go to Yale just a few times. I would most definietly have a c-section since I had a classical c-section (horizontal cut outside, vertical inside)..but I do not care about that :D Overall, I was very comfy with the doc and so was my dh. Now we just have to plan finacially for both my tubal reversal and anticipate any bed rest.
DH, Tom (33)
Tyler 3-9-95 to 3-23-95 (26 wks pe/HELLP)
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