December Preggo Check in
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December 3rd, 2012, 07:26 AM
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Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Atlanta, Ga
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Planning to birth at home, hospital, or birth center:
How are you feeling?
So ready to be done with pregnancy and meet this little one!
Anything exciting or that concerns you lately?
My blood pressure has been a little elevated and we've been trying to reduce it through diet and exercise. I have another check tomorrow and if it's not down then I'll have to consult with an OB and possibly not get my birth center/water birth. Trying not to be too stressed about it.
Have you tried magnesium/calcium supplements to help your BP? When I'm pregnant, I can only drink water and eat mostly a raw high protein vegetarian diet, and must have mag every day or my BP gets out of control!
I was induced with my first two because of my BP and had to have mag during labor, and when that didn't work, I got the epidural, which helped enough till the BP went down.
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