I Had Pregnancy Complications

For women with difficult pregnancies, including cervical insufficiency, ectopic pregnancy, excessive amniotic fluid, gestational diabetes & hypertension, intrauterine growth restriction, iron-deficiency anemia, low amniotic fluid, placenta previa, placental abruption, preeclampsia, preterm labor & birth, and more. 386 People

    I had HELLP syndrome during my pregnancy.

    Which is Heightened Enzymes & Low Liver Platlets, and like other problems that occur during pregnancy it generally ends after delivery. I was constantly in and out of the hospital only to be sent home and told nothing was wrong with me. My son an I both almost died. I don't...
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    1 Response Jan 10, 2016

    Ectopic Pregnancy.

    february 6th, 2010 was the happiest day for me, I had tears of joy when my doctor told me I was expecting and I was 13 weeks. After my appointment, I had this intense pain on my right and I was bleeding uncontrollably, so I took myself to emerg. After waiting for few hours a...
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

    Doctors In NJ Won'T Let Me Have My Baby

    I have had chronic back pain since 2008. I have been on all kinds of pills to help me with the pain, such as Vicodin ES 4x a day and Oxycodine 5mg 2x a day a Zanaflex 6mg 2x a day. That just keeps the pain managable, but I am always in pain. Then a few months ago I found out I...
    maybemommy maybemommy
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2013


    On April 13th 2011 I lost my son at 7 months due to placental lining separation .I had found out earlier in the pregnancy but i refused to let them abort i wanted to have him naturally he stopped growing around 5 months even though my abdomen kept growing .On the day I miscarried...
    solessia solessia
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 10, 2011

    Three Scary Pregnancies

    I am 43 and had my first 2 kids..girls...when I was 22 and 25...first pregnancy I started preterm labor at 22 weeks for no known reason...I was hospitalized many times to stop laborious and give steroids to mature her lungs..at 34 weeks she was born by section 5 lbs 5 oz and...
    geauxangel geauxangel
    46-50, F
    May 17, 2013

    13 Weeks Pregnant With A Subchorionic Hematoma

    I am 19 years old and happily engaged (not rushing getting married). I have a beautiful daughter named Natalie who is 19 months old and healthy. She was what I call a Birth Control Baby :) I was taking Levora every single day on time and still managed to get pregnant when I was...
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2013

    I have a clotting disorder called factor V

    Leiden. Basically I have placental abruptions (where the placenta detaches effectively cutting off baby's life line). I lost my first baby boy at 26wks and found out about it. Then I was given fragmin (blood thinners) and aspirin to take the ought the next pregnancy. At week 30...
    xlxSpiraxlx xlxSpiraxlx
    31-35, F
    Jul 20, 2014

    Couldn't See Him For Almost 3 And A Half Hours!

    i didn't necessarily have pregnancy complications but i had a lot of labor complications. when i was pregnant, ever dr appointment my doctor told me i was gaining too much weight, but i couldn't help it. i never ate a lot to gain the weight....so i had no clue why i was gaining...
    babymama16 babymama16
    22-25, F
    Mar 2, 2012

    3rd Baby

    My first two went great. Super easy short labors. Too quick for pain medication even. First,with my third preg I got a call that there was a chance he had Down's. The risk from the amnio was bigger than the risk that he had Down's. So--we did not find out. Going the whole...
    cemev cemev
    31-35, F
    17 Responses Jan 29, 2008


    Ok wow I am currently pregnant :) which is a huge accomplishment for me. I was able to ovulate on my own (used Clomid in the past) hcg monday was 38 progesterone 15.5 Friday hog 43.5 progesterone 4.5 started 200mg suppositories have pink tint today when i wipe. I also take a baby...
    kfrazi kfrazi
    26-30, F
    Dec 31, 2012

    Help!!! 13 Weeks And Bleeding

    Hi all, This is my first pregnancy and I am 28 yo. My DH husband and I conceived with IVF, we had been trying to fall pregnant for a while and it wasnt working. I am 13 weeks now and I had a pretty smooth 11 weeks. Last monday was the beginning our or 12th week. We had our 12...
    PrincessElenitsa PrincessElenitsa
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 17, 2012

    Only Had Problems Being Pregnant With Boys

    i am so very thankful that i have four beautiful healthy children.........my two daughters were born at term and healthy........no complications......in between them and having my two sons i miscarried 2 boys.........when i got pregnant with my first son, i was so happy...
    irishwiccan irishwiccan
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Nov 10, 2009

    Big Decisions

    We had been unsuccesful at getting pregnant for a long time and so we decided to go to fertility. They did all the diagnostic tests and dertermined I had PCOS with insulin resistance. It was decided that I would try clomid, but then I concieved - twins! Pre pregnancy: At the test...
    angrychild angrychild
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 2, 2007

    Had a Scare...

    With my son, first born, the pregnancy was easy.  Giving brith to him wasnt.  I didnt dialate yet he was determined to find his way out... 18 hours of hell....finally the doc said enough as my sons heart rate was dropping and they performed a C-section. He was fine...
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2007

    Pregnancy Weight Gain

    Okay, so we're all so much more educated than our parents. We know that eating for two is an old myth.So we continue to eat for one. One pound a week, thirty pounds total is the recommended weight gain for the average pregnancy. Well somehow it hasn't quite worked out that way...
    MaxineR MaxineR
    36-40, F
    Feb 27, 2012

    It's always an experience you think will be

    great. It started that way. I remember sitting and my head hurting and not feeling well. I call my husband tell him something was wrong. We went to my doctor immediately and got my blood pressure checked. It was so high. I ended up having HELLP syndrome. My baby girl Leah came...
    Tpritcat Tpritcat
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2014

    I Am A Mother To A Baby Angel

    i was about 18 weeks when things started going wrong , i had some blood results come back with high risk of baby abnormality so i was adviced to have a amnio the results came back clear i was told my baby was perfectly healthy but form the point of the amnio things only got worse...
    sophie18x sophie18x
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2012

    Third Times The Charm.

    All my pregnancies have been high risk because I'm an epileptic and type one diabetic. Unfortunately. I was born with the family health issues. The four pregnancies were hard but well worth it in the end! With my son who is now 12, I had him naturally, John (close friend at the...
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    2 Responses Jun 28, 2011

    November 2011

    In November 2011 (9th) I had my son, Dallas (: At 38 weeks I was induced because I had preeclampsia. Also, after I had Dallas I was anemic for about a month and needed to take 2 iron supplements a day. Just a side thing, I also stopped producing milk at about 4 weeks, very...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    Sep 22, 2013

    Lost Angel

     I started having problems in my pregnancy when I was about four months along. I was told to abort my baby, but I just couldn't do that.  The doctors told me that my baby wasn't growing and that they didn't think she had any of the lower extremities. My husband and I had been...
    becky3131 becky3131
    1 Response Jul 15, 2011

    Hypermesis, Gall Bladder Removal, Dehydration And An Early Delivery Scare.

    Here I am looking back at almost 37 weeks pregnant, and I honestly cant believe that I made it! When I first found out I was pregnant, my fiancee and I were overyjoyed and terrified since we got pregnant the first time we had sex. Yeah thats right, he never misses apparantly...
    Xtremegirly789 Xtremegirly789
    Apr 6, 2013

    My girlfriend is pregnant

    and I can't smoke anymore. Talk about complicated.
    Venturawhite Venturawhite
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 25, 2014

    He Dumped Me Because I Lost the Baby!!!

    Iv'e been dating my boyfriend (well ex now) for a little while now. And about four weeks into our relationship i found out i was pregnant..At first i did not want to keep the baby because our relationship was already on the rocks. But he told me how much he wanted to be a family...
    tieroll tieroll
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 28, 2008

    First Pregnancy & I Developed Eclampsia

    I was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia at 35 weeks pregnant. I was put on bedrest that same day. It was moderate pre-eclampsia but 5 days later things took a turn downhill. I had a headache tht lasted from about 4 in the morning & I still had it when I called the doctor at 8. (He...
    luki4 luki4
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2012

    Working With Women Who Have A High Risk Pregnancy

    I am a counseling major and am doing my internship in a hospital. I am seeing women who have high risk pregnancies. Since I don't have children myself and therefore don't have any personal experience about what it means to be pregnant and the feelings and worries associated with...
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    1 Response May 31, 2010

    My Birth Story And Then Some

    I was 26 when my ex & I took NFP classes. I wanted to take them & he finally agreed after a few months of thinking it over. The classes were at our local Catholic church, but we are not Catholic. The classes were for one Sunday afternoon once a month for 3 months. Between our...
    crunchymomof1 crunchymomof1
    36-40, F
    May 5, 2013

    Tubal Pregnancy

    I'm losing my baby today. It was my dream come true to be a mom. Now it has become my nightmare. I have a tubal pregnancy and will bleed to death if I don't have this surgery D:
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses May 23, 2013

    Pregnancy, Hormones And Madness

    So pregnancy is supposed to be the most exciting time of your life, right? Yet you are going bonkers. The train is late, the new office chair you ordered won't be delivered on time, you just ran out of cereal and the shop is closed. This is so cataclysmic that you are seriously...
    MaxineR MaxineR
    36-40, F
    Feb 23, 2012

    My Miracle Baby

    Having children was a longtime dream of mine. When my husband and I got married, we were looking forward to starting a family. After almost a year of trying, nothing happened. I went to the doctor where I found out I had ovarian cysts. It was disrupting my ovulation so I wouldn't...
    deservethebest deservethebest
    1 Response Sep 27, 2013


    I'm 39 with 2 grown sons with x. I have a 2 yr old son and baby on the way with My SO. All 3 of my boys were early. I suffered 4 miscarriages, 2 being 2nd term. I'm dx'd with SLE, with anti-RO. I'm on lovenox. My ob/gyn said my placenta was old and low. I'm not gaining weight. So...
    Hopemansir Hopemansir
    36-40, F
    Oct 10, 2012

    28 Weeks - Preterm Labor

    In 2000 we found out we were expecting our third child. This was a huge surprise to us both, because we also found out he was receiving orders to go to Bosnia. This meant I was somehow gonna have to juggle two kids, a full-time job that 120 miles one way and a household. Well the...
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    Mar 22, 2012

    Restless Rest

    Our journey began on a hectic Monday morning, when I decided to do a pregnancy test after I had missed my period for the millionth time.  As I stood there in the bathroom waiting for the result to show up a funny feeling came over me, like I already knew what the result was...
    TinaGirl TinaGirl
    26-30, F
    25 Responses Feb 20, 2006

    I Had Are-eclampsia Twice

    I had been put on bedrest at 6mos. gestation with my first pregnancy due to pre-eclampsia. I also had gestational diabetes that was controlled with diet. My beautiful and perfect first baby was born three weeks early on a Tuesday by c-section after labor was induced on Sunday...
    HarleyBob619 HarleyBob619
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Jul 25, 2007

    Quite a Scare

    My husband had just went downstairs to use the bathroom, and I was just getting ready to sleep, when I felt a gush. I assumed my water had broke, but when I got up, there was blood everywhere. It was just a flowing out of me. I called down the stairs to my husband, that he should...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Sep 28, 2008

    So I had to take these azithromycin antibiotics

    that the hospital dr prescribe (who was careless btw) and I had sinus infection, anyways my throat natural heal but I was still coughing badly so I decided to take my first antibiotic that was prescribed (I only took one and that all) every since I took that one my unborn son...
    shybabylove shybabylove
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2015

    I Need People To Swoop In And Help Me

    I have been diagnosed with, not one, but TWO subchorionic hematomas. I just found out today that there are two present at my 12 week scan. I am now 15 weeks pregnant however I am feeling so uneasy about this. I've read online to see what it is and how I should respond but it's...
    fresheyes fresheyes
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 10, 2013

    Placenta Abruption

    I have been put on bed rest with a small placenta abruption at 26 weeks.  I am looking for anyone who may have or has had the same condition to help me feel better about this.  My baby is too small to be born in the city we live in, so that scares me alot!!  When I...
    Treens Treens
    30 Responses May 14, 2008

    Ectopic Pregnancy

    I had ectopic Pregnancy after 3 yrs of my marriage
    Oneee Oneee
    Nov 26, 2012

    My Personal Miracle

    On 2007, after several fertility treatments, I managed to get pregnant at last. We were absolutely fascinated by the good news: We were expecting twins! At 6 weeks we could hear both hearts thumping. Everything seemed ok, but later that afternoon I began bleeding. I had to stay...
    anonimacy anonimacy
    36-40, F
    16 Responses Mar 23, 2012

    I had a miscarriage at 9 weeks gestation in the

    year 2012. In early February 2014, I gave birth to my baby boy Michael at 31 weeks. He lived for 4hrs and passed away. I got to see him for a few seconds when he was alive and managed to kiss him twice too. The doctors came to me 02h30am to tell me that he did'nt make it. My...
    lindaltern lindaltern
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2014


    Just wanted to share this for what it is worth. Before my daughter was born I developed Pre-eclampsia which is high blood-pressure and a significant amount of protein in your urine. This occured during the last few weeks before she was born. I had been very healthy up to that...
    marcialynn marcialynn
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 10, 2011

    Why The Third Trimester Is The Best Trimester

    I know all the baby books wax on about how the second trimester is the most amazing, because you’re high on estrogen and so horny that you’re likely to sexually assault strangers in the street. That your husband can expect a lot of sex at this time and that you’re simply a...
    MaxineR MaxineR
    36-40, F
    Feb 23, 2012

    Im Not Pregnant But I Was And Will Be A High Risk Pregnancy

    I have renal sclerosis and nephrotic syndrome and was told i would be a high risk pregnancy. i recently had two miscarrages and it was a major factor, I am so scared for the future!! will it always be like this?
    mandylyn9 mandylyn9
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 7, 2011

    Scary Abruption

    I was a little over 35 weeks pregnant with my daughter, when I suddenly began to just not feel well. Nothing really specific.  Just alot of cramping and some diarrhea. Instead of leaving my job at the hospital, I decided to go upstairs and have the dr check me. I guess it...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 9, 2007

    Pre-e And Other Fun Surprises.

    Before I got pregnant with my son, I had been through 10 mc's and a stillbirth. Needless to say when I got pregnant again, I was skeptical, but hopeful. Everything was going well until I was about 2 months, and I started getting dizzy and fainting. I had to stop working and I was...
    dancingfree dancingfree
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2012

    i was happy when i found out i was 2 months

    pregnant in june 2012 and that i was dued on the 28th of january 2013. we had our scans, they looked good and the baby was healthy. It got to october of that year and i had shallow breathing and was sleeping most of the day, so my partner took me up the hospital. at first they...
    lilmisshustler lilmisshustler
    22-25, F
    Jan 3, 2014

    Placenta Preevia

    I am the mother of 4 wonderful,beautiful kids. My oldest will be 19 in December. I was 18 when I got pregnant with him. I was very scared, and his dad wasn't very happy. Other than having bad morning,afternoon,and evening sickness it was a pretty unevenful pregnancy. I never even...
    strawberry1969 strawberry1969
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2007

    My Pregnancy

    When i found out i was pregnant with my daughter in September 2008 it was a shock, but i was over the moon!! Once the happiness past i started  stress, i was born early (6 weeks) my brother (8 weeks) and we have a high family history on my side for emergency c-sections...
    Jessie86 Jessie86
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2010

    3 Times...

      My first 2 pregnancies were under bad conditions, they were the results of rapes...     The first pregnancy was Sam, I was so scared, I wasn’t sure I wanted to go through with it, but the father insisted and threatened me. But I was not in a good frame...
    shadowlight shadowlight
    22-25, F
    Aug 9, 2009
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