Quoting annabelle509:" but even people without pre e can have drops in blood pressure after a shopping trip. so i would try ... [snip!] ... e and pregnancy made me get a black out feeling quite often if i exerted energy or did walking through a store like shopping. "
Quoting annabelle509:" do you have a bp monitor at home? if not i would invest in one. they are about 20 bucks. and it will help you to know when you need to slow down and take a breather."
Quoting Two Princesses:" My mom is a nurse and has one. I'm trying to get her to look for it. Considering my history I should probably start checking it once a day like I used to when I was pregnant with DD."
Quoting annabelle509:" yes, ha that is a good idea. but i would think it was just a combo of things. dont worry too much and keep an eye on it. best of luck with your pregnancy! "
Quoting kate & tilly:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Two Princesses:</b>" Really? :O Should I page my OB? or call ... [snip!] ... pregnant and my primary care doc made me go to the Er. My sisters ob made her go to Er when it happened to her at 20 weeks."
Quoting Two Princesses:" When you went to the ER did you find out what the cause was? Was your BP t oo high? or to low? I feel ... [snip!] ... as long as I don't feel badly again before then. Don't think it should wait until my next appointment on Monday for sure."
Quoting kate & tilly:" At the Er they did an ekg and released me to my doctor but he couldn't do anything unless I did that ... [snip!] ... all sorts of stuff was wrong with her heart and her unborn babies heart. But I think her experience is probably rare."
Quoting kate & tilly:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Two Princesses:</b>" Thank you. OB says it's called Syncope ... [snip!] ... has to limit her caffeine intake and that's it. No problems since pregnancy. And her sons heart is still being monitored."