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When did you start lovenox, heparin and/or lda

Postby cgoodi1 » Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:40 am

by cgoodi1 (72 Posts), Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:40 am

I just had an appointment with my MFM and she said that they want me to start heparin and low dose aspirin when I find out I'm 8 weeks along. I haven't been given the green light to try again just yet but this is the plan. I know that many studies seem to think preeclampsia begins with how the placenta attached so I would have assumed I would start earlier, however my doctor said due to miscarriage she would prefer to wait. Just wondering if people waited until 8 weeks along and were still successful the second time around or if your doctor started you earlier. Thanks!
Stillbirth - 21 weeks gestation due to severe preeclampsia, HELLP and IUGR - 15/02/12
Baby girl Aria - Induced due to high blood pressure at 36 weeks + 2 days - 7lbs 3oz - 05/03/13
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Re: When did you start lovenox, heparin and/or lda

Postby Shannonlynn » Tue Jun 26, 2012 09:16 pm

by Shannonlynn (102 Posts), Tue Jun 26, 2012 09:16 pm

I started lovenox at eight weeks. Saw the MFM and had my script delivered the next day. Took my first injection that evening.
Shannonlynn-mommy to Frederick Otto "Fritzy"
born May 6, 2011, became an angel one hour later
Severe PE at 24 weeks to the day
Gavin Walden born 8-4-12,lovenox, folgard, lda, prenatals. PE and HELLP free.
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Re: When did you start lovenox, heparin and/or lda

Postby julieb » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:22 am

by julieb (364 Posts), Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:22 am

I was on LDA while TTC with DD and started Lovenox with her when I was 5 weeks. I just recently found out I am pregnant, like not even 4 weeks yet, and I have been on LDA and started Lovenox as soon as I got a positive pregnancy test. I have known clotting disorders so I think that is why my MFM wanted me to start so soon this time.
Mason 5/17/07 28w6d 1lb 10oz Severe PE and IUGR
Makenna 4/24/10 36w1d 4lb 8oz PIH but no PE!!! (On Lovenox, Labetalol, Folic Acid and Synthroid)
#3 due 3/10/13...Lovenox, LDA, Labetalol, Synthroid and Folic Acid...praying for another PE free pregnancy!
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Re: When did you start lovenox, heparin and/or lda

Postby sam10 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 09:55 pm

by sam10 (1437 Posts), Sun Jul 01, 2012 09:55 pm

I started LDA as soon as my pregnancy was confirmed by the doctor (blood test). I am not on heparin/lovenox, as my doctor told me it should not be prescribed lightly/out of habit, just because I had PE before, as it is a potent drug that comes with its own set of side effects. I don't have any known clotting disorders;
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MC 3/2009 and 3/2011
Henry (1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeks
Matilda (Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE


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Re: When did you start lovenox, heparin and/or lda

Postby angieb » Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:55 pm

by angieb (1192 Posts), Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:55 pm

I started lda with positive test, lovenox around 6-7 wks after they confirm heartbeat/viable pregnancy. (no known clotting disorder)
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#1-Olivia Caetlyn-9-28-09-9-28-09, 23+2 wks, emergency classic c-section, class I HELLP, IUGR
#2- Lucas Oliver (rainbow baby)- April 2011, 36+2 wks, HELLP and pre-e free! (lovenox and LDA pregnancy)
#3-Matthew, late October 2012...mostly normal, 37 wks, (lovenox and LDA again)
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