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April 23rd, 2014, 06:34 AM
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 47
Hello Ladies,

So my doctor prescribed daily aspirin pill (low dose) as it apparently reduces the risk of pre-eclampsia and complications associated with it.

I completely trust my doctor but i am also concerned. I am not one to take pills for everything especially during pregnancy. Its concerning that i will be taking a daily pill for the next 20 weeks.

Is anyone else having to do the same?
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May 6th, 2014, 05:02 AM
misty3281's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 1,713
Were you having any other complications? I had pre-eclampsia and was told nobody knows what causes it, so there really isn't any way to prevent it. Especially being it's a blood thinner he wants you to take I would be apprehensive about it as xv well. Are you having a normal pregnancy so far or do you have other risk factors that are affecting his decision?
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May 7th, 2014, 07:02 AM
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I had growth restriction as such they had to get my dd out.

You are right there is no info about what causes it but recent studies that i have found show that the incidents of pre-eclampia are reduced by 24% growth restriction by 20%. After doing some research I feel better about it but still nervous.

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July 26th, 2014, 09:57 PM
dwhite23's Avatar Veteran
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I'm not the type to take unnecessary meds either, but due to my past I figure I don't have anything to lose so I am taking it with this pregnancy. My Dr himself takes it daily for a healthy heart.
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