After my wedding, I came to know that I had a kidney problem. My right kidney was not working properly. Doctors had prescribed me blood pressure tablets as I also had a high blood pressure problem.
After some time, I found out that I was pregnant. But I had a miscarriage in the second month of my pregnancy. I thought it was because of the kidney problem. After 3 months of the miscarriage, my family and I went to a resort. It was summertime and everyone in the family was having a lot of fun at the resort. Suddenly, there I felt weak and had trouble even walking. My periods too didn’t come. I wanted to know whether I was pregnant or not. I checked once – it showed positive. I checked again – twice and thrice – it showed positive. My husband and I rushed to the doctor. It was a high-risk pregnancy. Almost two to three doctors said that I might have a pre-term baby and that I would have to undergo a C-section.
I was scared and I decided to consult my urologist. He was aware of my kidney problem completely. His wife was one of the best gynaecologists in the city. She was practising in a multi-speciality hospital which was great for patients like me who had a high-risk pregnancy. They both helped me a lot. They prescribed me different medicines. And my progestin medicines and high blood pressure medicines were changed. I used to have 6 tablets per day for my blood pressure. But every time, I went for checkups, I would get to hear my baby’s heartbeat. On hearing that, I used to forget my fear, blood pressure, and every other problem. My baby was growing normally and doctors would tell me that my baby was doing fine. When I was 9 months pregnant, doctors gave me the date for my C-section. My baby will soon turn four months.
When she was born, her birth weight was 2.5 kg. I suffered a lot, but now it doesn’t matter. I believe that nothing is impossible. We should trust God and be patient. Also, trust your doctors and appreciate them.
If you have a high-risk pregnancy, take care of yourself and follow your doctor’s suggestions.
Disclaimer: The views, opinions and positions (including content in any form) expressed within this post are those of the author alone. The accuracy, completeness and validity of any statements made within this article are not guaranteed. We accept no liability for any errors, omissions or representations. The responsibility for intellectual property rights of this content rests with the author and any liability with regards to infringement of intellectual property rights remains with him/her.