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My girlfriend is 33 weeks pregnant and she’s been having problems with her blood pressure so they put her in the hospital and then put her on blood pressure medicine eventually that following Monday she came back to the hospital which is today and her blood pressure was 167/113 and that’s really high she gets dizzy and her ears get dull she says and she gets blurry vision when it gets that high, there saying the baby is measuring 1 week and 3 days under weight and she’s only 3 pounds and 12 ounces and my girlfriend is only 33 weeks pregnant they said 37 weeks is the longest they can go until they’ll have to deliver the baby and we’re scared to death she will be in NICU or have problems breathing or anything
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Gosh, feel bad that this went unanswered. I had pregnancy hypertension that was not quite to the level of preeclampsia but went on full bed rest. My niece did get diagnosed as having pre eclampsia and they delivered her baby early. We have familial hypertension which means that we're very prone genetically to blood pressure spikes. They will keep your girlfriend's baby within for as long as possible that is safe for both baby and mom. what is the update? Has she delivered yet?
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I will also say that my niece delivered at 36 weeks and had a small but healthy baby who is now a bubbly, healthy 7 month old boy!  She needed medication for about 6 weeks post delivery for her blood pressure to normalize. I was hospitalized for 4 days after giving birth for my blood pressure which did come down on its own and I was released.

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