So today was a day of bad to worse. I started the day with a trip to the endocrinologist, now these appointments are usually uneventful. Today was the usual thyroid is fine, insulin up due to fasting results still being a little high. Then he took my blood pressure…… Now since seeing the OB my blood pressure has sat around 110-120/60-70 today’s result 135/90 now this is not super high but not great either. I rang my OB to let him know and he has pulled my next appointment forward from next Wednesday to this Thursday.
Next appointment was a Doppler scan at women’s imaging. Now those of you that have been following us will know Twin A was lagging behind on size but then caught up but has low fluid and last scan had high umbilical resistance. Now today’s scan showed twin b is now lagging behind on size, twin A is still low on fluid and both had high umbilical resistance. Basically umbilical resistance can be a sign of the placentas starting to lose function and coupled with increased blood pressure is a strong sign of pre eclampsia. The radiologist said babies are likely to be coming sooner rather than later so we are basically preparing ourselves to be sent to hospital for steroids on Thursday or after our next scan next Tuesday. Keep your fingers crossed that the little ones can keep cooking as long as possible!!