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Re: [IP] Re: having a baby

See, I knew there was something to all of those nosebleeds!!!

>From: "J Hughey" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] Re: having a baby
>Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 13:36:57 -0500
> > During this pregnancy I felt horrible,
> > but I was taking very large dosages of high blood pressure medication 
>and as
> > my pregnancy progressed, my dosage requirements would go up. I had a
> > constant nosebleed too.
>WARNING: If you're squeamish, DO NOT READ THIS.
>Going back, again: In '61 when I delivered my 10#-er I was hospitalized 5 
>before they induced labor. I was on no BP meds at the time (not 'til '78) 
>one ONLY shot per day since we had no idea how to do coverage shots without
>home BGs or A1c's, etc. until late '70s. But the day before I was induced, 
>got a VERY heavy nosebleed. A right noseologist happened to still be in the
>hospital doing paper work and they called him stat. In the meantime, I was
>struggling to sit up while 2-3 nurses were trying to make me lie down. I 
>choking on my blood going in the back of my throat. He walked in and said, 
>HER SIT UP! I threw up a LARGE clot and thanked him, coughing. He 
>my nose. It was a very scary experience.
>I had toxemia for the second one (delivered 10 mos. 14 days after #1) and I
>probably should have been on something for BP back then. They are both 
>38 & 39 y/o's.
>Oh, praises for the advances in DM care!!!!!!!
>Jan (61 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99)
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