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I am 35 and recently diagnosed with High Blood Pressure. I am on medication for this. I am now going to try and start a family. I know i am late etc... but well, it just happened that we didnt plan before.
I have a few questions.
Do u think its ok to become pregnant if i am a High BP patient? what kind of problems can arise during pregnancy. Any prob to the child? Also, i am on a medication which is not supposed to be taken in pregnancy. I asked my physician about it since i am trying to conceive, and she casually told me that its ok to continue this medication as of now, but once i get pregnant, i must tell her so she can change it. Well, by the time i come to know i am pregnant, it may take 2-3 weeks after conceiving. Dont u think that the fetus could be harmed by the time my medication does get changed? Dont u think my medication should be changed right away, while i am trying to get pregnant? I went to the pharmacist and asked her if it was ok to take what i am taking currently. She said that if one is pregnant, one should not take it at all, and that, thats all she can say about it.
I really dont know what to do. I am confused and worried. I took apt with my gynaecologist to discuss this, but i got a month later date.
Also, even if i start to take the BP medication appropriate for pregnancy, do u think it could still harm my baby in some way?
I am so worried.
I need your advice, friends.