Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby suz7171 » Thu Jan 07, 637672 11:48 pm

If I get pregnant again, my nephrologist is recommending that I have a 24 hour collection during all three trimesters.

Glad to hear that your OB is on her toes.

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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby timelessbeauty » Sun Dec 27, 637671 11:07 pm

I did a 24 hour baseline with both pregnancies after my PE loss. And then they would check it with one during each trimester to be safe and any time I was ranging over 1+ on a dipstick (which was usually false because the test came back under 300)

Sounds like a great thing to do!

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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby mom2tori » Sun Dec 27, 637671 5:50 pm

I also had to do a baseline 24hr urine when first found myself pregnant with this one. I have had many since then and although they are a pain to do they really made me feel like I had a better idea of what my body was doing that I couldn't actually see. Kudos to your ob for doing this for you!

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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby paige_va » Sun Dec 27, 637671 2:47 pm

My OB had me do a 24 hour urine before I got pregnant. He said he wanted to make sure that my kidneys had recovered from my last go round with PE.

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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby leighann » Sun Dec 27, 637671 9:30 am

She is really on her toes... I am blessed with a wonderful OB. She had HELLP with her first pregnancy and delivered at 30w due to it. She has a soft spot for pre-e moms and past pre-e moms. She admitted to me once I made it to 35w with my DD that she was terrified for me when she dx me at 28w but didn't tell me that (for obvious reasons). It scared me but made me realize how much my pregnancy mattered to her and how much she really cared about me and my baby.

She said yesterday at the appt that she would be watching me like a hawk and that I should call if anything abnormal happens.

The good thing about an OB who's been through it is I will never have to beg for treatment or testing. :)

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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby froggie89 » Wed Dec 16, 637671 8:55 pm

Leighann,

That's great that your OB is wanting to do the baseline and keep their eye on you. My OB had me do the baseline when I was 6 weeks pregnant.

Take care and keep us posted!

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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby darcynulph » Wed Dec 16, 637671 7:58 pm

I have to do mine this week(9wks+1day), but I don't want to do it at work so I was thinking of doing it Sunday. Any suggestions for trying to do it at work?

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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby laraeamie » Wed Dec 16, 637671 7:53 pm

i am currently pregnant with #4 and did a baseline before I got pregnant and then just did another one a couple of weeks ago. I am still spilling protein but it has gone down since pregnancy just minimally. I am currently 13 weeks 5 days.

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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby staceyc » Wed Dec 16, 637671 5:50 pm

Hi Leighann

Thats wonderful that your OB will be doing a 24 hr test...it is very normal. My ob has already told me that once I become pregnant with #2..he will immediately do a 24 hr urine..at first visit!


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Re : Baseline 24-hr urine? Anyone else's OB do this?

Postby kara » Wed Dec 16, 637671 5:45 pm

Sounds like you have an OB that is on her toes! That is great that she is willing to do a baseline protein! Many of us have to beg, plead, and scream to get one when we feel we are deathly ill! :-)


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