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Ok so i wanna try and have my first child soon..but i am terrified. I myself was born at 24 weeks weighed 1 pound and i heard us women born early are considered high risk because where we were born early so we have more of a chance getting pre eclampsia, diabetes or having stroke during or after pregnancy.
I am terrified that i will have a stroke at like 7 months in (happened to a friend and she died)because maybe my vessels in my brain are not developed enough because i was born premature?
Any women out there born prematurely and are pregnant or have kids? if so how is pregnancy going for you?
Sorry no one else has replied...
I myself was born 6-7 weeks early due to placental problems...
I am now pregnant with #4, and all of my other babies were born at 38-40weeks. I'm currently 25weeks with this one, and none of my babies have had any issues whatsoever.
Hope this helps!!
Talk with your doc about your concerns, sometimes a physical can put your mind at ease!
I weighed 2 pounds 14 ounces when I was born. I was born 2 1/2 months prematurely. I was 19 when I got pregnant and under 100 pounds. Even with all of that I was never considered high-risk due to those factors. I ended up having some issues with my pregnancy (pre-term contractions from 24 weeks until delivery at 38 1/2 weeks) but was never contributed to me having been born early.
I wouldn't worry and if you are that concerned you could always talk to your Doctor about this.
I know can things can happen to any..even full term women but the fact that i was born premature, I keep thinking i have a AVM..which is weak vessels in the brain(technically anyone can be born with these and not know)...soo yea im worried i secretly have this and u will get pregnant..one of these vessels will burst and i will have a stroke and die.
The reason im so hung up on this stroke thing..because think said above in other post..because i heard of someone..perfectly healthy at 7 months pregnant died of a stroke..she went to hospital for placental tear..developed a severe headache..they gave her a narcotic and she had stroke and died...so now i have convinced myself that will happen to me and its sad because i want a baby in 4 years ill be 28..almost 29...