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I'm in the hospital... the waiting game!

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I'm in the hospital... the waiting game!

Postby cndmommy » Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:17 am

I'm 35 + 5 today.
I went to my OB appointment yesterday and my BP was 167/110 and high protein so she sent me to the hospital to get assessed. I was here 2 weeks ago for 3 days to be monitored and I was sent home with labetalol and put on modified bed rest. Since then my BP meds were increased since my BP was getting higher.

I've now been told that I will not be going home without a baby within the next week. My blood work is good and baby is good and I'm in the middle of a 24 hour urine test and waiting for more labs to get done, and an ultrasound. My BP in the hospital has benn 130-145/80s so not too bad. If my tests come back worse then I'm induced right away or else induction could happen in a few days (and I'm nervous!).

The waiting game never seems to end...
Mommy (32), married
Boy (Nov. 2006) Born @ 40 weeks, 7 lbs 11 oz, had GD but no hypertension issues
Boy (Feb. 2009) Born @ 34 weeks, 3 lbs 13 oz, HELLP syndrome and IUGR, emg c/s
Boy (June 2012) Born @ 36 weeks, 4 lbs 6 oz, Pre. and IUGR, VBAC
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Re: I'm in the hospital... the waiting game!

Postby panguitch02 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:22 am

35+ weeks is a great place to be and you are being monitored closely, so that is good. Sorry PE struck again.
Shannon (34) & Jason (35)
Jameson 6/1/07 33 weeks to Severe PE... 5 weeks NICU
Lilah Noel 1/2/11 PIH from 19 weeks... VBAC at 40 weeks
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Re: I'm in the hospital... the waiting game!

Postby trish » Fri Jun 15, 2012 09:42 pm

Hang in there! Almost 36 weeks is a great place to be even if you did need to deliver. Update us when you can.
Trish: mama to my 3 PE Princesses:
Elizabeth 11/6/03 induced at 37 weeks for PE
Katie 4/13/05 induced at 38 weeks for PE
Allison 12/27/07 induced at 36 weeks for PE then PP PE & BP issues for over a year
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