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  #61  
September 23rd, 2012, 01:42 PM
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I am high risk because my first daughter we lost in the second trimester had Mosaic Turners Syndrome, Fetal Hdrops and Cystic Hygroma.. my second daughter (she is 5) has perthes diesase & Now i have a lump in my belly which is giving me alot of pain (it's being seen to tomorrow at my high risk appt so not sure what it is yet!)
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  #62  
September 25th, 2012, 05:52 PM
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I am high risk due to an Anti-thrombin III deficiency (rare blood clotting disorder). I am on coumadin life long and currently on Lovonox shots twice a day during my pregnancy and will be through the entire 9 months + 6 wks after.
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  #63  
October 1st, 2012, 08:03 AM
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Hi everyone,

I just discovered this message board. I'm 33w5d pregnant with my first baby, a little boy. I'm high risk because I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Type III. EDS is a genetic condition related to your connective tissue and since connective tissue is all over our bodies it can cause some problems. Luckily I haven't had any issues yet although I do see my regular OB, a perinatologist, a cardiology, an internist, and two hematologists. Basically we are just covering our bases to make sure everyone is prepared for my delivery. Not much longer to go!

Megan
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  #64  
October 21st, 2012, 06:55 PM
-LovingLife-'s Avatar Ani LeDodi veDodi Li
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Previous pregnancy, I had IGR. This pregnancy, baby has an omphalocele(finding out in 2 weeks at level 2 u/s if there are structural defects as well).
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  #65  
October 26th, 2012, 12:19 PM
SarieP's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I am high-risk because I had a placental abruption when I was carrying twins. My daughter did not survive the emercengy c-section at 25w5d but my son is now 18 months old. I would be considered high-risk if I got pregnant again because your odds of having a placental abruption go up if you've had one before.
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October 26th, 2012, 01:37 PM
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I am high risk due to PTL with DD at 37 wks, leaking amniotic fluid and then PTL with 2nd DD at 33 wks, miscarriage at 9.5 weeks. I haven't yet had my first appt and very nervous, just really want to see that heartbeat and know everything is chugging along.
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December 7th, 2012, 01:21 PM
MandersM's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I will be considered high-risk when I become pregnant due to having Crohn's Disease. I'm not guaranteed to have complications, but the chance is there. I'm at high-risk of m/c in the first trimester, especially if I flare...and I'm also high risk to have an early delivery, with a low birth weight.
I know that many women with crohn's have normal, safe, healthy babies. I will keep my fingers crossed that this is the case for me...and for all of you. xo
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December 11th, 2012, 11:04 AM
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i did have lyme diease 2 yrs ago, i was tested negative in july of 11, i have ehlers danlos syndrome & they have to make sure the baby's spine & body parts are forming right, plus i have arthrtius in my knees & get chronic joint pain frequently. Also I am getting off Lamictal so it's been a long journey for me.
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