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Post On Thursday, October 17, 2013 By Lindsey
My husband and I decided to wait a couple of years before trying to conceive, with work schedules and school we decided to wait. Finally we decided to start trying and we got pregnant right away with our first child, we were both so excited. Everything was normal within the first few months, and I did not have any morning sickness. On our 20 week check up/finding out the sex visit, we were told to go to the hospital. My blood pressure was high and was swollen in my legs and feet, the doctors diagnosed me with preeclampsia. Within days we were faced with a decision to give birth or for me to have surgery. I gave birth to our beautiful daughter Lillie on 10/05/2013 and she is our little guardian angel. Their was nothing that could have been done, if we waiting I could have passed as well. The doctors say that it is okay to get pregnant again, but it will be considered high risk and there are ways to remedy this situation again, but we are both nervous to start trying when the time is right. We need to figure out how to accept what happened especially since it happens to one percent of woman so early in pregnancy, while at the same time trying to move on with our lives...
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