I’m 28 weeks pregnant, and I have high blood pressure, plus my heart rate is in the 120s and 130s. My stomach is upset all the time; I throw up multiple times a day and night. My doctor doesn’t seem worried, but I can’t keep fluids or food down. Should I be concerned? Should I see a different doctor? Has anyone else had this problem?
I changed at 15 weeks due to having hyperemesis and my dr not caring. My dr I switched to was fabulous. I was still sick nonstop (you may have hyperemesis gravida, bring it up
To your dr) ultimately, do what you feel is best for your health and your baby. You have to advocate for them and yourself. prayers for healthy baby and mommy!
As a nurse it never hurts to get a 2nd opinion. You know your body better than anyone, so always trust your gut Intuition! I’m not going to try and scare you because that is the last thing I want to do ,but with that being said you need to talk with another OB Doctor at once and make sure you aren’t developing Pre-eclampsia or anything else! Congrats on your pregnancy and enjoy your sweet bundle when he/she arrives😊
Yes!! I had a severe headache for two days it was making me sick so finally I went to the emergency room and I was losing fluid! My son ended up being Emergency csection he was born at 34 weeks but stop growing at 28! Don’t listen to the doctors! If your concerned go to the er
I’d absolutely go see a different Dr. Trust yourself and your intuition. I wish I had for my first pregnancy. I had pre-eclampsia but I didn’t know it and wasn’t diagnosed until I went into the hospital to have my baby by a different Dr than my own.
Follow your instincts. My GP said morning sickness is normal and won’t kill you. I not only almost died from dehydration I almost lost my daughter twice until I got an OBGYN that diagnosed me with Hyperemesis. I had to get a drip with vitamins every week and I had to take cancer patient nausea medication.
Yes! I had almost the same issues. I had bad morning sickness but lasted all day for four months. I swelled up bad. Had a headache for 33 days straight! They didn’t seem concerned. I had toxemia. Luckily I made it to 38 weeks with emergency C-section! Prayers
Yes. I was in a similar situation, went to another doctor and realized I needed much different treatment. I had pre-eclampsia. Everything ended up fine, baby was healthy but I truly believe it was all because I went with my gut and saw a different doctor. Good luck, mama.
Go with ur gut…I had what I thought were stomach pains and I was told by my dr that it was round ligament pain. The pain became so bad I couldn’t stand it so I went to the hospital even after he told me I didn’t have to. I was in labor at 5 months! It was my first baby so I didn’t know what was going on! So do what ur gut and heart tell you!!!
If you are putting on weight or maintaining then they are not going to freak out I stayed ridiculously sick with my son and no meds helped my dr is amazing and would keep me checked up on but he was growing and healthy you could definitely seek advice from another dr or a midwife but know your baby will get what they need even if you don’t. Always trust your instincts and stay away from google
Be your own advocate, if you feel your doctor isn’t listening to your concerns or worries, then I would highly suggest you find a different doctor to calm your concerns. It could be nothing to be worried about but having a second opinion should help ease your mind a bit.
I had that too. I puked so much through my pregnancy had to keep going to the hospital for i.v’s because of dehydration. I went to the walk in and she prescribed me pills for morning sickness, helped a bit. Later on I asked my prenatal doctor when I was 8 months pregnant why am I still puking lots. He said because your eating too much and there no room. I told him I am barely eating and not gaining very much weight. He just kind of looked at me. After having my son. A friend of mine had it just as bad and she got diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum. I didnt even know that was a thing… some doctors dont even recognize it. They think it’s normal to puke when pregnant. It’s normal to puke 1-3 times a day for the first trimester not your whole pregnancy and lots a day. It really sounds like hyperemesis gravidarum.
I switched at 22 weeks because my dr thought I was 14 weeks at my appointment and never went over my 2nd anatomy scan! She was very rude from my first appointment and I think it was because I was young and she assumed I was careless so she could be too. Loved who I switched to, she was extremely caring and loving! Do what’s best for that baby!
I’m not even as far as you and I’m nauseous but not throwing up and my dr offered a prescription to help. Sounds like you need a new dr for sure. Hope you find one that treats your concerns better and helps you feel better so you can focus on your little one.
Go with your gut I was constantly in and out with stomach pains and it being my fourth they said it was just my belly stretching more. I ended up having an emergency c section and my little girl being born with servere meconium aspiration syndrome. She was on life support for a month and a slim chance of pulling through. She’s super strong now tho thank god. See a different doctor and Stand your ground and tell them you don’t feel right.
All the best x
Go see another Dr and get another opinion. Trust your gut! If you feel something isn’t right and this dr is just brushing you off then they aren’t right for you. I was lucky enough to have an amazing dr for my first pregnancy but unfortunately bc of insurance changes and other circumstances I didn’t have the same dr and I hated my dr! I was lucky my second pregnancy and delivery didn’t have issues but it could have and if I had started having issues I would have done everything I could have to get another dr ASAP. Long story short the dr I saw throughout my pregnancy was just a PA doing the exams and monitoring, I didn’t actually get to meet or see the Dr until 2 weeks before my scheduled c-section and that was bc I was a high risk and it was required I get a c-section. I saw him the day of and the day after my c-section in the hospital. That was the last time I saw him even after I had a complication after I went home I saw the PA he was awful. I wish you all the luck in the world and I send prayers for you and baby!
Go with your gut. Never hurts to get a second opinion. My co-worker when pregnant couldn’t keep anything down either for her entire pregnancy. She ended up with a little machine that she would wear all the time that gave her fluids and medicine. Not sure what her diagnosis was called but if you look up Kate Middleton she had the same thing her last pregnancy.
You should worry… This happened to me. My doctor didn’t care. Until I had to deliver early at 33 weeks, I had pre_eclampsya and was rushed into emergency room and my child and I were in critical condition. God saved us. Dont wait otherwise it would be too late. God be with you dear.
With pre-eclampsia I had to stop all salt and have bed rest… laying on my left side with 2 hospital stays. But with a good doctor everything was fine. Praying
Trust me you are yours and your baby’s best advocate! If you feel like something is wrong go get a second opinion. While pregnant with my oldest I knew something was wrong she didn’t move hardly at all a nurse told me that everything was fine and I needed to stop worrying. I didn’t feel her move for two days I was 34 weeks. But the nurse last time said to stop worrying and stop coming in. My
Mom talked me in to going in and checking her. I was rushed to a major hospital and emergency c-section she
was measuring at 25 weeks no fluid but one small pocket right at her face and a blood clot in the umbilical cord. She was about dead. She turned 17 last week! Happy and healthy!