Blood Pressure after Birth

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Re: Blood Pressure after Birth

Postby jean » Tue Jan 11, 2011 05:44 pm

Mine have stayed at about the #'s you described. Not high enough for meds...but I wish my #'s were as low as some ppl on here!
Our first son was born and passed in Feb of 2010. Born at 29 weeks due to HELLP and passed due to NEC. We miss him every day. :~(

Our second son was born at 39 weeks gestation in Nov of 2011. No HELLP or pre-e! Took LDA starting at week 12 and went off of it at week 38!

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Re: Blood Pressure after Birth

Postby sam10 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 05:23 pm

Mine went back to normal within 3 weeks. I was off the BP meds within the same time.
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H (1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeks
M (Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE

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Blood Pressure after Birth

Postby jenmatt1 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 02:37 pm

How long did it take for everyone's BP to go down after birth? With this pregnancy, I did not have HELLP/PE but at end my bp started creeping up at the end. I had a few odd readings over 140 but it usually was in the 130s/70s the last few weeks of the pregnancy. My BP is normally very low- 90s/50s. Since the c-section a week ago, my BPs have been betweem 120-135/70s. How long did it take everyone's BP to go down? I want to follow up with my doctor but not sure they will do much since they are not super high at this point.
Mom to Olivia 4/4/2008 born at 34 1/2 weeks due to class I HELLP
Declan born 1/4/2011- no HELLP or PE- YEAH

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