by norlisa k (745 Posts), Thu Jul 15, 2004 12:01 am
Hi Wendy - Is this the very first time meeting with this doctor, and did he have access to all of your medical history? Maybe (and this is what I'm hoping) he just wants to make sure that all systems are functioning properly and that he's "erring" on the side of caution before he gives the aok.
As for the 140/90 and the proteinuria, if it were me, I'd hope that he's gonna be proactive (as my doctor was) and treat that, too. I know that I sound like a broken record, but I really REALLY want you to feel comfortable with your doc and to able to talk to him. I'm hoping that if you call his office, they'll be able to tell you why he ordered all of these tests, what they're looking for, and what they want the results to be. It's so important that you have a great doctor/patient relationship and that he can answer all of your questions. And it also is helpful to have a great nurse and staff at his office. Since you already had preeclampsia, I want you to not have worries this time around as you ttc, and a great doc and staff helps so much.
We're here for you, Wendy. Hope that you get all your questions answered from your docs office and that everything is all systems go.
Norlisa Keffer(35), Washington State Coordinator / Moderator, Mothers of Multiples / Co-Moderator, Trying to Conceive
(essential hypertension diagnosed before pregnancy, post-partum preeclampsia)
DH, Gordon (37)
Joseph/Josephine Our Angel in Heaven (9/16/02)
Mary Frances and Samuel (a.k.a. Frankie and Sammy) 38 2/7 weeks, 5/26/03