I’ve had thrombocytopenia about six years now, it was initially detected during a routine blood test but has only ever become an issue during pregnancy. I attend the Medical Clinic in the Coombe so my bloods can be monitored on a regular basis, at present I have a blood test fortnightly. My platelets tend to vary between 60,000 – 100,000 during pregnancy and tend to rise above 100,000 within a week of delivery. (more…)