Heading out for postpartum preeclampsia work-up...wait, no I'm not? - Mothering Forums

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#1 of 3 Old 10-06-2010, 04:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm not freaking out, but prayers/thoughts are appreciated. My blood pressure has been 150-155/100-105 and I've had a headache. This is for two days (I really should have gone in yesterday, but you know how the day/night gets away with a brand new baby).

My OB is out of town on Wednesdays, they had me call my PCP. Her office was going to send me to their walk-in clinic, but my PCP herself (I LOVVVVE my PCP) stepped in, called me, and said absolutely not. Probably because sending me and my 6-day-old son to a walk-in clinic during flu season is a stupid idea?

She's calling my OB and they're figuring out where I should go.

This sucks. But I'm also really thankful it didn't happen while I was still pregnant, or while I was in labor.

****My PCP got in touch with my OB and they are starting me on a third blood pressure med. Blah. But way better than doing the whole pre-e battery of tests, most of which are useless for me unless I have actual HELLP Syndrome...which I doubt and would be a much bigger deal.

If my blood pressure isn't down by Friday or Monday (probably Friday), they're going to get in touch with my nephrologist.

B, happily married to M. Mother to two boys: B (3/08) and A (9/10)
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Uggh, I'm sorry. Good luck
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Good luck.

2nd try was a charm! BFP EDD 10/17/10 Beta @ 12 dpo - 92 Beta @ 15 dpo - 902 - It's a GIRL - Olivia Grace 10/18/10 6lb 12 oz
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