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Aspirin

Discussion in 'Pregnancy' started by natalie22, Feb 10, 2017.

  1. natalie22

    natalie22 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi ladies
    So I'm 9 weeks pregnant and my doctor has prescribed asprin and I can't for the life of me remember why she said I should take it? I know it's used for thinning the blood.
    Does anyone know?

    Thanks
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  2. Julie.reid1906

    Julie.reid1906 Type 1 · Active Member

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    It's to control your blood pressure, pre-eclampsia is common in pregnancy for diabetics so they make you take aspirin to help stop it developing.
     
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    natalie22 Type 1 · Member

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    Florence_13 Type 1 · Newbie

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    I was told I didn't need this just because of diabetes, only if I actually started to show sings of needing it. My blood pressure is low so I don't think they should just blanket prescribe it to all pregnant diabetics unless it is actually needed??
     
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