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Postby steelsword328 » Sun Jul 11, 2004 02:12 pm


I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I hope the doctors can help you figure out what's going on. It may be worth asking them to run some blood tests on you--like DJA said-antiphosopholipid antibodies, anticardiolipin antibodies (which I was positive for), lupus, MTHFR, etc. Let us know what he says. You'll be in my prayers!


Renee mom to Alyssa-26wkr-1lb 4oz.-severe PE-now a happy and healthy 2 year old!

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Postby norlisa k » Sun Jul 11, 2004 02:00 pm

Dear Bridget,

I am so so sorry. You're close in heart, thoughts, and prayers. I pray that the doctors do find out what's causing this.

Prayers, and a warm hug,

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Postby alimarie » Sun Jul 11, 2004 12:28 am


that is awful news. i am so sorry. please let us know what you find out!

AliMarie---mommy to Madalyn Anne-born at 35 wks due to severe pe (9/18/2001 4lbs. 14oz.)

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Postby julie f » Sun Jul 11, 2004 11:10 am

Oh Bridget,

I am so, so sorry.

I pray that the doctors are able to find out what is causing this, I am just so sorry.

You are in my prayers,

Julie (27)
Zachary James, 7/22/03-7/27/03, born at 26wks - severe pe

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Postby dja » Sun Jul 11, 2004 10:52 am

Bridget - I'm very sorry to hear your news. I've recently been diagnosed with antiphospholipid syndrome, which apparently can cause repeat miscarriages. It is supposedly rare, but it might be worth asking your doctor about tomorrow. They do some blood tests - for me it was while I was delivering Amelia, and then 6 weeks post partum.

Best of luck to you.

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Postby tracey » Sun Jul 11, 2004 10:49 am

I can't tell you how sorry I am to hear this.

My thoughts are with you.

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Postby bridget » Sun Jul 11, 2004 10:24 am

Hi everyone. It looks like this pregnancy is not going to make it. I started spotting yesterday morning which turned into heavy bleeding and cramping last night. Having gone through this twice already, I am positive I am losing the pregnancy.

I talked to my doctor and I will go in for an ultrasound in the morning. This makes three losses since November so I guess we will start lots of testing and hopefully figure out the cause. My biggest fear is that they won't find anything wrong or find something that can't be fixed. Ughh!

Thanks for listening!

DS 06/02 (39 weeks, pe, postpartum hemorrhage)
m/c 11/03, 05/04

#2 due in mid March

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