First preg after Pre-e and loss of son

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First preg after Pre-e and loss of son

Postby LauraBeck12 » Thu Dec 27, 2012 02:39 pm

Just confirmed pregnant.
Due Sept 4th.
Scared but hopeful.
Laura Beck, mother to Our most cherished Love - Our son- 8/1/11- 8/4/11
severe swelling and increased blood pressure started between 20-22 weeks. (ignored by medical professionals)
was finally clinically diagnosed with severe pre-e at 27 weeks.
spent 2 weeks in hospital.
He was born at 29 weeks, at exactly 2lbs. classical incision c-section.
He lived for 3 days in the NICU , autopsy said "lung failure" was cause of death.

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Re: First preg after Pre-e and loss of son

Postby MomTimesThree » Thu Dec 27, 2012 07:00 pm

Pregnancy after loss is such a rollercoaster. One day at a time and lean on us, friends and family when you need.

Staying hopeful with you and wishing you the most uneventful pregnancy possible!
Lauren
2008-Our Baby Girl, PTL born too early at 30w6d, Fought so hard... Forever Loved & Missed
2010- Lil' Bro, Pre-E at 29 weeks... Induced at 36w6d, Born 37w
2012- Lil' Sis, Super-imposed pre-e at 25 weeks, PTL & GD at 35 weeks, Evicted 36w
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Re: First preg after Pre-e and loss of son

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Thu Dec 27, 2012 07:16 pm

Hello and congrats on your pregnancy.So true pregnancy after a loss is a rollercoaster.This site has been so supportive for me as well. I too am very hopeful for you ,hope has kept me going. Happy ,healthy ,uneventful pregnancy to you.
Benjamin Spider Reeves born 4-28-2010( 1lb 6oz 26 weeks to severe pre-e and Iugr) we lost you after 4 long months in the NICU. You fought so hard,and were so brave.Our first baby .We miss you everyday and love you forever xo

Expecting ,dreaming, and hoping for our baby Girl sometime in January 2013
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Re: First preg after Pre-e and loss of son

Postby sam10 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 07:54 pm

Congratulations! Happy to hear the good news. Will keep my fingers crossed for an uneventful pregnancy. In the meantime, we are here to keep you company.
~Julija (40)
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


Our pain has been put into words, placed into empty cradles, to remember that all our babies lived, that they mattered and always will. - Field of Cradles http://www.fieldofcradles.org/
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