Appt Update - Mixed

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Joined: 09/11/11
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Appt Update - Mixed

Okay so I tried to post here from my phone too and decided that phone posting doen't work. I did get it posted on my September board but that took me 20 min!

Anyway babies growing great 5 lb 15 oz, and 6 lb (Lucas and Olivia respectively)

Problem is High Protein in my urine alone with swelling and headaches. BP was slightly up but still in normal range. Doc seemed concerned. I have to do a 24 hr protein test this weekend and bloodwork monday. He's trying to make sure it's not Pre-E but he seemed very concerned. He said it would explain alot of my feeling terrible this week - joint pain, headaches, exhaustion etc.

Need prayers as although the babies are growing well, I don't want to be faced with Pre-E. I've met too many moms of multiples here in our local group who had to have their babies early by caserean due to Pre-E. I know it's more common and highly likely in my scenario but I'm not as ready to be done as I have been feeling. I want these babies to come on their time......

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Yay for great weights! That is wonderful! My girls were always small. They still are. I just don't grow big babies since my singleton was small too. Biggrin

As for the pre-e concerns, all I can say is go with the flow the best that you can. Unfortunately, your risk for pre-e is higher with multiples. The good thing is that you are almost 36 weeks. While, I would agree that letting those babies bake longer is optimal, your health is important as well. If you are not healthy, they will not do well either. Take it day by day.

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Awesome weights mama! Way to grow them:)

I hope everything is good and you don't have per-e but like Mel said your health is just as important and you are almost 36 weeks. KUP.

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At appointment today, signs looked much better. We won't get my full labs till later in the week but OB feels pretty good that it's not Pre-E.

Date set for 9/6 if I don't go on my own now so fingers and toes crossed these two make their appearance on their own!