Hi. I am 4 weeks pregnant, and it was highly suggested (based on the results of bloodwork drawn right before I became pregnant) to take daily Lovenox injections, as I am at risk for bloodclots.
This has been the most miserable part of being pregnant, as I am a little wimpy about giving the injections...
I am just wondering if anyone else is on or has been on this regimen and and have any luck making it a little less painful and any trick of the trades with avoiding the bruising...
I took lovenox almost the whole time I was pregnant with my second child. Sticking yourself ***** terribly but it is definitely better than having a blood clot that could possibly take your life. I always rotated my hips that I injected them in and the more fat you can pinch the better off you will be! I hope this helps!
I'm doing the Lovenox injections. It really sucked at first but I got used to it. Really, I didn't think I would get used to it and my doctor just kept saying it would get easier. It does eventually become like part of your normal routine just like taking a shower. The good news is, after a few months you build up scar tissue and you don't even feel the shot anymore! Keep it up, it's totally worth it. I've had 2 miscarriages both at 9 weeks and now I'm 30 weeks pregnant. Good luck
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