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March 11th, 2014, 12:37 PM
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A friend of mine has Thrombophillia and needs to take heparin injections while pregnant. Unfortunately at around 10 weeks she just miscarried. I am wondering has anyone else had experience with this disorder? Were you eventually able to get pregnant and carry to full term? I just feel so awful for her after researching this condition and would like to learn more information to maybe give her hope.
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March 11th, 2014, 04:57 PM
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I have a blood clotting disorder and have to be on blood thinners. I have had 3 successful pregnancies and am 10 weeks pregnant now. Did she know she has thrombophilia before getting pregnant. Normally, I start injections while trying to conceive instead of waiting until after I get my bfp. That way, chance of m/c is lower. Not a guarantee but lower.
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March 13th, 2014, 08:59 AM
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My sister has a blood clotting disorder and lupus and was able to get pregnant via IVF and carry her baby to term. My nephew is 5 months old now and is a happy, healthy little guy.
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March 14th, 2014, 07:11 PM
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I delivered my son t 28wks due to pre-eclampsia. Then years later when I wanted to start conceiving for a second, I did a lot of tests. Found out I had a blood disorder that can cause blood clots during pregnancy. Thus the reason why I got pre-eclampsia with my son I suppose. So to take precaution, my OB put me on low dose aspirin during early part of my second pregnancy. Also had to take heparin shots every day , up to the day I was to deliver. The heparin helped, as I had no complications with my second pregnancy. And my daughter was born full term

So assure your friend, the heparin wil help her. It's a pain in the butt, but it will help her carry her pregnancy.
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