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Postpartum toxemia?

I delivered my daughter last Monday, the 11 th. Ive been having awful headaches everydayou, lasting all day for the last few days. I called to make a dr appt for tomorrow and the nurse told me I needed to go get my blood pressure checked before she felt comfortable waiting until tomorrow. I went, it was 139/97 which iso extremely high for me. Its never been above 120/70. I was told to go to the ER ( where I am waiting now) and she mentioned post partum toxemia. Does anyone know anything about this?

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ARast

Asked by ARast at 6:47 PM on Apr. 19, 2011 in Health

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  • My best friend experinced this with three of her kids. A few days after giving birth she would have to be admitted to the hospital for several days. Hope all goes well. Congrats on your baby!
    babygirl0782

    Answer by babygirl0782 at 6:49 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • I haven't but I hope everything works out well for you!
    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 7:00 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • i havent but congrats on ur new baby!!!
    ilovemyboys84

    Answer by ilovemyboys84 at 8:56 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • No I haven't. Hope everything goes well for you.
    tazdvl

    Answer by tazdvl at 10:41 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • no i havent hmm wonder what it is and good luck and congrats on baby was it a girl or boy
    flipper4u21

    Answer by flipper4u21 at 11:28 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • nope, but good luck mama
    asil

    Answer by asil at 9:51 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

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