Community Discussion Forum Adults and PKU Maternal PKU Reply To: Maternal PKU

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Hi, Im louise,24.
I did not plan my pregnancy three years ago, but I found out very early. My levels went from over 1000 to around 200 in a few days and after following the advice from the hospital – I had a perfect healthy baby boy. It was a very stressfull pregnancy as I constantly feared that something would go wrong.
Im planning to concieve again soon, and will do it properly this time. Hopefully I will be able to enjoy the pregnancy a bit more.
After having Jake I returned to normal diet and took no supplement. I suffered from terrible depression, anxiety and weight gain, and though from the outside I seemed ok, I was not coping at all. This time I will stay on diet – and I really really adivise anyone about to become a mother to do the same.
Could we not have a more developed forum to discuss PKU Parents?

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