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Post On Friday, July 04, 2014 By Catherine
My pregnancy was a breeze. Hardly any morning sickness, no other complications at all. The last few weeks of my pregnancy I had ever so slightly raised blood pressure, but nothing anyone was concerned about. Delivery was prolonged and ended up with a c section, but apart from that- all was fine and baby was great. The next day I was still in hospital eating my lunch when apparently I went very pale and became unresponsive. Medical team were called to the scene, where I then began having an eclamptic seizure lasting 20 minutes until magnesium sulphate began to work. Was sent to intensive care for numerous tests, but all came back fine- only explanation was eclampsia with no preeclampsia! It's taken me over 3 months to start to get back to my old self, but I'm slowly putting it all behind me. What happened to me was extremely rare but it can happen!
On January 2, 2013 I was 23 weeks pregnant with our first child and we just found out that we were... Read More