Search results for Preeclampsia


  • By jamesmommy12 · Posted February 20, 2010
  • Discussion in Pregnancy & Parenting · 16 replies
  • I had as preemie at 26 weeks due to severe preeclampsia and was wondering if anyone has tried to get pregnant again after going through preeclampsia in the first pregnancy and how did it go? Thank you ...

PLEASE SUPPORT: Preeclampsia Foundation Walk!

  • By ddiscenza1 · Posted February 5, 2011
  • Discussion in Preemie · 11 replies
  • Hi Everyone, Tiffany Trevers contacted me about the Preeclampsia Foundation walks happening for 2011. As we all either know or have heard, Pre-E is a serious issue and one that no parent and baby should ...

Chocolate and Preeclampsia

  • By Angel13008 · Posted June 8, 2010
  • Discussion in Preemie · 4 replies
  • One of my friends on FB saw this article about Chocolate and Preeclampsia although I didnt not suffer frfrom it found the article intresting and figured would share with everyone . In yet another example ...

second pregnancy after preeclampsia

  • By hanita · Posted November 5, 2013
  • Discussion in Preemie · 6 replies
  • I had suffered from severe preeclampsia recently and i lost my baby at week 28. It suddenly appear at week 26 and i had continous vomit, severe abdominal pain and my blood pressure was high with above ...

preeclampsia in second pregnancy

  • By kkbadham · Posted November 28, 2007
  • Discussion in Preemie · 7 replies
  • There has been a lot of discussion on this forum about preeclampsia and the risks for it occuring in a second pregnancy. Here is my story and what I have learned since then: I was diagnosed with PIH at ...


  • By 14ozMiracle · Posted August 16, 2008
  • Discussion in Preemie · 11 replies
  • I delivered my daughter May 1, 2008 at 25 weeks and 5 days due to preeclampsia and HELLP Syndrome. My baby is still in the hospital today. I was wondering if there are any other mommies out there that ...

Preeclampsia @ 22 weeks

  • By Britaninecole · Posted June 18, 2012
  • Discussion in Preemie · 11 replies
  • I had preeclampsia at 22 weeks and I was forced to deliver February 23, 2012. Does anyone have any information about a similiar situation, I really want to have another baby. I have a 6 yr. old son, and ...

iugr /preeclampsia pregnancy; pregnant again. Has this happened to you?

  • By jeanh · Posted July 17, 2008
  • Discussion in Preemie · 14 replies
  • My 3rd daughter was born 1 1/2 years ago. She was an iugr baby weighing 1 lb 7oz and born at 27 weeks - emergency c-section when preeclampsia set in. (My first 2 girls were full term 9 lb babies - ages ...

Preeclampsia worries!

  • By MommyO2 · Posted March 6, 2009
  • Discussion in Preemie · 10 replies
  • I had my first son at a very young age. I developed preeclampsia at about 29 weeks and my son was born at 31 weeks. At 3 lbs 2 oz he had to stay in the NICU for 45 days. My new husband and i just found ...

preeclampsia and another bub?

  • By Sizz · Posted April 26, 2011
  • Discussion in Preemie · 14 replies
  • Hello my fellow pre eclampsia mothers! I had my son at 32 weeks after a sudden onset of extremely high bp (like, 180/130) resulting in preeclampsia. One day I was sitting at my desk at work, the next ...

1st pregnancy-preeclampsia should I try for a 2nd??

  • By Beth3010 · Posted April 20, 2012
  • Discussion in Preemie · 16 replies
  • Hi ladies. Im just gonna get right to it. I had preeclamsia with my first pregnancy. Jack was born at 30 weeks. He is now 4 months corrected (6months). I went to my doctor this week to get his opinion ...


  • By zoealexis03 · Posted August 5, 2007
  • Discussion in Pregnancy & Parenting · 1 reply
  • ok here is my question. I am 38 weeks prego with my second child. It's a boy. I only went a couple days shy of 37 weeks with my first, a girl. I have swelling in my left foot. I dont do anything so it ...

Preeclampsia & twins (cross post)

  • By becsma · Posted October 26, 2010
  • Discussion in Living After Infertility Resolution · 3 replies
  • A friend of mine is 32 wks with twins. She wants to know how common preeclampsia is, and whether it increases your chances of having a c-section. Anybody here know? Thanks ...

Pregnancy after Preeclampsia

  • By Jackbenimble · Posted September 8, 2011
  • Discussion in Preemie · 4 replies
  • My son (28 weeker) is now 13 months (10 adjusted) and was born early due to my severe preeclampsia. I saw my regular OB for the first time since I entered the hospital over a year ago with pre-e. (I was ...

Preeclampsia & how you felt while pregnant

  • By AnabellasMommy · Posted January 21, 2010
  • Discussion in Preemie · 8 replies
  • Those of you who had preeclampsia, I'm just curious if your pregnancy was perfect up until then. Did you ever feel pregnant?? Did you have morning sickness? Did you gain lots of weight? Were you really ...

Successful pregnancy after preeclampsia?

  • By Emoco30 · Posted January 27, 2013
  • Discussion in Preemie · 3 replies
  • I had my first baby at 31 weeks due to preeclampsia. He was 2lbs, 7 ozs and spent 6 wks in the NICU, mainly a feeder and grower. He's almost two now and my husband and I are trying to decide if we should ...

For those who've had severe PRE E...

  • By NaomiSadie916 · Posted October 15, 2009
  • Journal entry · 19 replies
  • I am definitely NOT thinking about having another baby any time soon, not in the near future at all, but I just had a question..for those who had severe preeclampsia like I did (emergency c section at ...

A Surprise Of The Ages

  • By TinyOwensMom · Posted July 7, 2011
  • Journal entry · 9 replies
  • I became a mom very quickly. We found out that I was pregnant on May 19, 2011. I had been having migraines so frequently that I knew something had to be wrong. They were so bad that they would make me ...

McKenna's Mommy's Story

  • By sstine07 · Posted July 22, 2007
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • My VIP is my beautiful daughter McKenna! She was born April 14, 2007 at 35 weeks weighing 4 lbs. 5 oz. She was delivered early due to my diagnosis of preeclampsia at 31 weeks. At 33 weeks, I had to be ...

Its 346am.

  • By NaomiSadie916 · Posted December 9, 2009
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • I am doing it again, staying awake, not able to sleep, im tired. Browsing websites, on here alot too. I came across a heartbreaking post of a mommy and I read a few replies. I read about a movie that ...

Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

  • By Iwalk4u · Posted January 28, 2012
  • Journal entry · 1 reply
  • Date: June 9, 2012 The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia will be walking over the Brooklyn Bridge What a difference a few months can make in a persons life. Not until this past October 4, 2011, had I ever ...

Sources sought for NBC article on preeclampsia

  • By John2 · Posted April 3, 2014
  • Journal entry · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/3/14 Dear members, A healthcare journalist with contacted us today seeking to interview a woman who had preeclampsia. The journalist is ...


  • By noisylissa · Posted August 15, 2007
  • Discussion in Preemie · 20 replies
  • I went into premature labor at 30 wk.s for no apparant reason and delivered within 1 hour. My son is now three months old. My sister is 24 wk.s pregnant and just developed preeclampsia. She has change ...

Article from

  • By laurakennedy77 · Posted May 14, 2010
  • Discussion in Preemie · 8 replies
  • This artice was featured on Thought some of you might find it interesting.... Advances in Research: Screening Test Blood pressure cuffs, urine dipsticks, and the scale: for decades ...

HELLP Syndrome

  • By kmmilberg · Posted September 25, 2007
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • Who ever knew how much five little letters would change your life? HELLP changed mine. HELLP Syndrome is when a woman has high blood pressure, elevated liver proteins and low platelet counts. In other ...

Did I cause the IUGR in my precious Naomi?

  • By NaomiSadie916 · Posted October 21, 2009
  • Journal entry · 30 replies
  • I just started thinking today, about how Naomi had also IUGR, and I looked it up exactly what it means and the causes of it, i read maternal diet or eating habits. I always took my prenatal vitamins ...

I am still here & doing well, for the most part!!

  • By NaomiSadie916 · Posted September 4, 2010
  • Journal entry · 14 replies
  • I am so sorry I have not been on here updating or journaling as I used to! I do go on more to and as well as I do have my own blog now. Alot has been going on lately, but I am in a good ...

NYC Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

  • By Iwalk4u · Posted April 3, 2012
  • Journal entry · 1 reply
  • Mayor Bloomberg has approved our Proclamation request to declare May Preeclampsia Awareness Month, Please join us on June 9th 2012 at the 1st NYC Promise Walk for Preeclampsia: ...

Autoimmune Hepatitis

  • By jubee29 · Posted May 19, 2013
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • I was diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis in June of 2011. It took a year to get that far. The only indication we had that something was wrong was that my liver enzymes were high. I had absolutely no ...

Pre Eclampsia

  • By jamesmommy12 · Posted February 21, 2010
  • Discussion in Preemie · 8 replies
  • I had as preemie at 26 weeks due to severe preeclampsia and was wondering if anyone has tried to get pregnant again after going through preeclampsia in the first pregnancy and how did it go? Thank you ...

HELLP - what trimester?

  • By mamaseeta · Posted August 23, 2010
  • Discussion in Preemie · 20 replies
  • If you had HELLP syndrome/severe preeclampsia, which trimester did it develop in?? I would think most women on here will be 2nd or 3rd as they have their preemie alive.. Can it start in the 1st trimester ...

Pregnant again after preeclampsia with my first, scared to death.

  • By Kaydencesmomma · Posted June 26, 2013
  • Discussion in Preemie · 10 replies
  • My daughter will be one in August and I am almost 6 weeks pregnant. I am so terrified I will get diagnosed again. I found out at my 30 week ultrasound and she was born 6 days later weighing 1lb 11.5 oz ...

LIttle introduction

  • By Preemie · Posted March 19, 2005
  • Discussion in Preemie · 12 replies
  • ** Originally posted by issybeck ** I am presently 29 weeks pregnant. This is my first pregnancy after having a preemie at 32 weeks and 5 days. I had preeclampsia and a cercleage in my first pregnancy ...

Too soon?

  • By kgab · Posted July 10, 2007
  • Discussion in Preemie · 4 replies
  • I just found out I am pregnant with my 3rd child. This was a complete surprise, see I just had a baby 4 1/2 months ago. I had preeclampsia superimposed on chronic htn and delivered her at 34 weeks and ...

Letting go....

  • By honeyblips · Posted January 14, 2008
  • Discussion in Preemie · 12 replies
  • My husband and I have decided that our son Aedan, who was born at 26 weeks, should be our last. In my logical mind I agree. With Aedan I developed severe preeclampsia, I think the only thing that saved ...

Accurate test

  • By geordie · Posted April 30, 2010
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 8 replies
  • Can anyone please tell me if and when it is too late for tests to be done to verify the diagnosis I had of encephalitus over 50yrs ago. At the time I was pregnant, so a lumbar puncture was ruled out ...

Suggestions on blood pressure monitors???

  • By jamesmommy12 · Posted October 24, 2010
  • Discussion in Preemie · 3 replies
  • So this will be my second preganacy my first ended in severe preeclampsia at 26 weeks when I delivered my son (by the way hes doing great) but I was wandering if anyone had some suggestions on where to ...

Is it possible?? May be long sorry

  • By mommyto2premies · Posted February 3, 2011
  • Discussion in Preemie · 11 replies
  • A lil history before I ask my question. Me and my husband have 3 children, our First daughter was a beautiful pregnancy until 37weeks when I developed preeclampsia. They induced my labor but she didn't ...

Day by Day!

  • By keegsmom · Posted June 9, 2011
  • Discussion in Preemie · 6 replies
  • Hi everyone, I'm new here and have been reading alot of posts in the last 2 weeks that have actually helped me stay positive. I'm currently in the hospital on bed rest because of preeclampsia. I also ...

Maternal Mortality/Preeclampsia (NPR- HearSay)

  • By martzj · Posted June 25, 2013
  • Discussion in WomenHeart · 0 replies
  • This award-winning NPR HearSay episode hosted by the peerless Cathy Lewis is available on-line and downloadable podcast. I squeezed in a 60 second recommendation for the WomenHeart on-line discussion ...

Meet my preemie

  • By Crtrsmom1121 · Posted January 13, 2007
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • My son Carter was born 7 weeks early, on November 21, 2006. I was put on bedrest for mild preeclampsia, and after a week I still had contractions, high blood pressure and dizziness. My ob was worried ...

38 weeks

  • By zoealexis03 · Posted August 5, 2007
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • Im 38 weeks with my second child. Here's the problem first off this is definately longer than the first pregnancy. I have swelling in my left foot only and its kinda jiggly when I walk like I can feel ...


  • By ann041617 · Posted August 9, 2007
  • Journal entry · 1 reply
  • Well Tuesday was my normal weekly appointment and i found out i had gained 6 pounds in a week, my blood pressure was sky high and i was swollen (oh really like i couldn't see that myself) So the doctor ...


  • By MommyO2 · Posted February 23, 2009
  • Journal entry · 0 replies
  • In my first pregnancy i was very young. I developed preeclampsia around 29 weeks and my son was delivered at 31 weeks. I've just found out that my new husband and i are pregnant! Although i'm very excited ...

Worried... about blood pressure

  • By samibabyj0324 · Posted March 3, 2009
  • Journal entry · 16 replies
  • So I am 20weeks 2 days today and I have a doctors appointment plus sono today. This week I have not been feeling to well. I have had a nagging headache that just wont seem to go away and I feel sick to ...

My Story.

  • By NaomiSadie916 · Posted July 16, 2009
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • First off I want to thank EVERYONE that has replied and responded and added me as a friend. It means SO much to be and I am so glad I found this amazing website. I do have a support group meeting tonight ...

Preeclampsia Foundation Walk-a-thon!

  • By Preemie · Posted April 26, 2005
  • Discussion in Preemie · 0 replies
  • ** Originally posted by ddiscenza ** Hey Folks, FYI, the Preeclampsia Foundation is having a Walk-A-Thon in 20 cities nationwide on May 7th. The organization can be found here: ...

Nicky & Kalen

  • By Preemie · Posted April 28, 2005
  • Discussion in Preemie · 4 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Aimee ** Hello all! What a wonderful site! This is just what I was looking for 5 years ago... Nicky was born at 28 wks 5 days, after I suffered eclampsic seizures. He weighed 1 ...

feeling guilty??

  • By daffydil24 · Posted May 5, 2007
  • Discussion in Preemie · 7 replies
  • I went in for my 28 week check up feeling fine and left the drs. office feeling overwhelmed and confused. My bp was high and I had protein in my urine so I was sent to the hospital for 24 hour monitoring ...

Jealous and guilty

  • By kjqharris · Posted July 6, 2007
  • Discussion in Preemie · 7 replies
  • My first child was born on September 29, 2006 at 28 weeks. I had severe preeclampsia and my daughter was growth restricted so she was only one pound nine ounces. Of course now I am considered a high risk ...

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