+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    456
    Thanks
    25
    Thanked
    108
    Reviews
    13

    Default Blood pressure at 34 weeks.

    Hi I am interested to hear what other people's blood pressure is around the 34 week mark? I feel mine is high and that I am being paranoid.
    Thanks in advance.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    3,741
    Thanks
    1,473
    Thanked
    1,185
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    My OB was concerned when BP went over 140/90. I didn't have pre- eclampsia but had pregnancy induced BP which at one stage was 170/110.
    What is your BP?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    456
    Thanks
    25
    Thanked
    108
    Reviews
    13
    The past couple of days the lowest has been 125/89 and highest 153/93.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    3,741
    Thanks
    1,473
    Thanked
    1,185
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Have you spoken to your Ob or MW? A sign of BP problems in pregnancy is it rising and dropping frequently also.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    456
    Thanks
    25
    Thanked
    108
    Reviews
    13
    I am on methyldopa and have been since 16 weeks, had pre eclampsia with DD. last Sunday I went to hospital after testing for protein at home. There was a slight trace but blood tests came back clear.
    I have an ob appointment on Tuesday so I might wait till then to discuss it.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    3,741
    Thanks
    1,473
    Thanked
    1,185
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I hope this doesn't turn into PE again for you and they can add an extra medication to stabilise it. I was on aldomet and gee it made me feel sick. Best of luck for the remainder of your pregnancy..

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    3,480
    Thanks
    1,026
    Thanked
    2,105
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Have you got a machine at home? I'd say if you have a reading like 150/95 for a few hrs in a row, I'd call ur midwife and get checked. Better to be safe.

    I've been heavily medicated on 4 drugs since 16 weeks and mine will spike at about the same 140 or 150/90 but then it comes down again ( I'm meant to be on bedrest). Maybe watch out for bad headaches and talk to the Ob about any warning signs. My specialist said that at around 35 weeks is usually where it goes pear shaped.

    Hopefully since you are getting to the end it holds off from getting worse and you don't get PE.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    456
    Thanks
    25
    Thanked
    108
    Reviews
    13
    Yes I have a machine at home and check it morning and night. Check it today (afternoon) it was 120/88. All over the shop at the moment. I have black spots/streaks across my eyes but nothing else.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Induction at 34/35 weeks for high blood pressure
    By Clementine Grace in forum Birth & Labour Questions
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 12-12-2012, 16:34
  2. High blood pressure 13 weeks.
    By Clementine Grace in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 16-11-2012, 08:37
  3. High blood pressure @ 10 weeks
    By Mumma2011 in forum Pregnancy Health Issues
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 28-04-2012, 15:51

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Hire For Baby Perth
New RETAIL store - Perth Hire For Baby Perth
Here at Hire for Baby, we offer a wide range of products from Child Restraints to Strollers, Stroller Accessories and Oricom Baby Monitors. Wholesale prices - till the stock ends. Buy from us and get the installation for FREE.
Like us on Facebook and get $10 OFF
featured supporter
ProSwim
ProSwim runs learn to swim classes for babies, children and adults. Our indoor centre in Plympton Park has lessons all year round, including school holidays. We also offer outdoor programs during the summer months (Oct-Mar) at Rostrevor college.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!