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In 2015 about a month before my due date, I was feeling upper right quadrant pain. I was exhausted. I was swollen. I knew something was right. I was told by the midwife at my doctor's office "All pregnant women feel this way." and my concerns were dismissed. A couple days later I went to the E.R. where I was given a shot of pain meds and told to go home and my concerns were dismissed yet again. The next morning at 5 am, my pain was still there and I got up to use the bathroom when (thankfully) my water broke. I was right at 37 weeks. I went back to the hospital where things started to worsen and I was put on magnesium to help prevent my bp from rising even higher and causing issues such as stroke or seizures. I was able to pull through and deliver a healthy baby boy. I remained on magnesium for a day or two and was given blood transfusions. We were released from the hospital almost a week later. After continuing bp meds for a couple months, I was able to get myself to a healthy place physically. While I went to therapy where I received a diagnosis of PTSD, it still took me a few years to come to terms with how the arrival of my sweet boy was quite different than how I ever imagined it would be. Six years later I am excited to do the Promise Walk for my third time. Through Team Hope, I want to share there is hope for more research that will help teach women the signs of these pregnancy conditions and that there is hope for future pregnancies.