+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 15 of 15
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    South Aust.
    Posts
    514
    Thanks
    178
    Thanked
    32
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    What is HELLP Syndrome?

    HELLP syndrome is a life-threatening pregnancy complication usually considered to be a variant of preeclampsia. Both conditions usually occur during the later stages of pregnancy, or sometimes after childbirth.
    HELLP syndrome was named by Dr. Louis Weinstein in 1982 after its characteristics:
    H (hemolysis, which is the breaking down of red blood cells),
    EL (elevated liver enzymes) and
    LP (low platelet count).

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Perth, Western Australia
    Posts
    1,914
    Thanks
    364
    Thanked
    1,502
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Prem baby, full term baby

    I believe a lot depends on how early your prem baby was, and what the reasons were for having him/her early.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    208
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    63
    Reviews
    0

    Default Prem baby, full term baby

    Elleb... My DD is now 9yo. She amazes me everyday! She was in hospital for 3 1/2 mths then 4months at home on 100% oxygen via nasal prongs. Then we moved up north and have never looked back!
    She has had some concentration issues but is more like an absent minded professor. Got straight A's last term, a Mathematics Excellence award and a Reading Award.
    She is only little but so am I, so could be genetics! She does walk on her tip toes if bare foot but unsure why...her heels look like golf balls when flat on ground, from the repeated blood test pricks. Otherwise she is very healthy and active kid, who says the most incite-full things at times! She told me the other day to take care as I was "high risk with this baby" and she is correct!

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    208
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    63
    Reviews
    0

    Default Prem baby, full term baby

    KerriO.... So pleased to see your second pregnancy went a lot further than your first
    Need to hear more stories like yours.

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    792
    Thanks
    105
    Thanked
    145
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Prem baby, full term baby

    PickledPink - so glad to hear she's doing so well!

    I have my first OB appt tomorrow so I wonder what their ideal goal is for me!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 01-02-2013, 00:18
  2. Prem baby head size to make beanies
    By adearl in forum Premmie babies
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 10-11-2012, 07:38
  3. My baby is a little prem born at 35 weeks what to expect
    By over excited in forum Premmie babies
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 21-03-2012, 02:10

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
CovitolCovitol Cream provides a thick, smooth barrier for long lasting protection and helps to relieve many skin irritations ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Say something or not?General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
ok or too young?General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Noble NovemberConception & Fertility General Chat
IVF Babies Due in April/May/June 2018pregnancy and babies through IVF
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›