Quad screen and elevated hcg

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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby julie f » Sat Jan 10, 2004 02:07 pm

Tanya,

28 weeks!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!

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Zachary James, 7/22/03-7/27/03, born at 26wks - severe pe

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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby catherine » Sat Jan 10, 2004 01:46 pm

Wow Tanya, you really are moving now!! I can't believe that you are already at 28 weeks. I hope that the picture stays stable for at least another couple of months.

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Lucy (2)Preeclampsia & HELLP
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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby mada » Sat Jan 10, 2004 12:44 am

Woohoo!! 28 weeks, is awesome!!! Keep up the good work!!!

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Sam 6-29-00 36weeks P.E.
Ben 11-03-01 No P.E.

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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby tanrad » Sat Jan 10, 2004 11:06 am

[:D]Update: 28 weeks and still going good! Peri appt showed my uterine artery doppler as still abnormal(elevated), but consistent, no worse. Baby is growing perfectly on schedule(exact measurements with my LMP) I'm amazed!. BP's the usual-140/90's range, which has been my usual for years. Today I did the glucola test(not as bad as i expected since 8 yrs ago it was horrible), and had the pre-e labs and 24hr. urine. Peri said we will probably do those labs and urine every 4 weeks. I go back to peri at 32 weeks since I can watch my fluid levels myself at work. That's it for now!

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Jake(37)
Shaun (14 y/o- 34wks w/ severe PE)
Garrett (7 y/o- 38 wks- starting PE)



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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby tanrad » Fri Dec 19, 2003 04:42 pm

Thanks everyone for the encouragment! I go back to dr's on Tuesday for routine check- peri is 1/6/04. Happy Holidays to everyone! We have a busy weekend , gotta find that time to rest![:)] Also, loved the 'portrait' Catherine )LOL! And yes, I'm 'peeking' at my arteries, but it's hard to do standing up, I've been at our outpatient center and no other tech to scan me. I've cut down though- there should be a 12step program for pregnant ultrasound technologists. It could be an addiction....

Tanya(35)
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Shaun (14 y/o- 34wks w/ severe PE)
Garrett (7 y/o- 38 wks- starting PE)



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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby mada » Wed Dec 10, 2003 07:17 am

Hey Tanya,
Glad to hear that all is good .....I just read through your posts and am glad that all tests came back normal[:)]HAng in there!!!

Catherine, too funny, I like the portrait of your son!! It's crazy, sam looks just like him!![:D]

Mada Harpster

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Ben 11-03-01 No P.E.

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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby catherine » Tue Dec 09, 2003 07:32 pm

I'm glad to hear that things are going well Tanya. Are you "peeking" at your arteries? I hope that the kids are helping out and letting you rest. I swear that Finn [}:)] (portrait) did his best to elevate my bps.

Enjoy the holidays... I'm in a festive mood[:D], for the first time ever we put up lights on our house AND my tree is up. We are getting soooo American [;)].

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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby akemt » Tue Dec 09, 2003 05:31 pm

Tanya,

Congratulations on your "stable" condition! I'm so glad to hear that the baby is growing appropriately and that your arterial flow has increased (even though slightly)! YAY! [:D] I have been reading your posts and look forward to hearing more updates!

Catherine (22)
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Emma Margaret (03/02/03) 37 weeks from PIH & oligo

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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby tanrad » Tue Dec 09, 2003 04:47 pm

update- it's been awhile since i've been able to get on the computer! i'm 23wks now, and had another peri visit today, baby growing wonderfully and my left uterine artery doppler readings improved slightly and the placenta looks good so far. Also, all of my labs were totally normal, including 24hr urine. My BP's are still a little on the fluctuating side, we got a reading of 158/98 at dr's yesterday , then after on my left side for 15 minutes it went to 140/88. The doctor was not too concerned, as that is 'normal' for me , even before pregnancy. So, we carry on as usual and pray for the best!

Tanya(35)
Jake(37)
Shaun (14 y/o- 34wks w/ severe PE)
Garrett (7 y/o- 38 wks- starting PE)



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Re : Quad screen and elevated hcg

Postby catherine » Fri Nov 14, 2003 11:38 am

Tanya, you are cracking me up!! One of my colleague's sister is also a sonographer and has been know to peek even before her period was due!! I suspect that each of her kids photoalbums start at least 8 months before the first "outside" picture!!

The girl thing is going to be sooooo great, I dearly love my boy but apart from having way more fun shopping for clothes, Lucy is so much more cooperative. She has only a few words but can ask for a tissue for her nose and presents said bodypart for wiping voluntarily AND this morning, she managed to get the word "poopie", the run to the bathroom, the sitting and the function ALL IN THE CORRECT ORDER!!!! Boy am I proud of her. Finn didn't know what a potty was for until he was about 3!!

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