In 200, I had a 32 week old baby because my doctor didn't catch my
Posted On Thursday, June 20, 2002 by Libby
In 200, I had a 32 week old baby because my doctor didn't catch my preeclampsia. No one tells you about this problem, and I also had liver problems. I had severe pain and gained 25 pounds of water weight.
I knew something was wrong, but everyone said it was normal and did not even believe me. An instinct sent me to my doctor and sent me to the hospital, thank god, because another week would have been too late for me or my daughter. We need to talk about this subject and let pregnant women know that being pregnant is not always perfect like people believe! I had no clue about this disease and I want to help spread the word if I can. Also, we need to find the reason for this, I am going to try to get people I know to donate money to help.
Christine Whitcomb, Hermantown, MN
After surviving a very traumatic first pregnancy with a nightmare delivery (30 hours of magnesium-induced hell, ending in an emergency c-section) and even more debilitating recovery, one would think I was DONE having children. Let's be ...