‘Married at First Sight’: Danielle Dodd Put on Bed Rest After Pregnancy Scare

Married at  First Sight TLC alum Danielle Bergman Dodd is at risk of premature delivery. The pregnant wife of Bobby Dodd confirmed the concerning news earlier this week, which worried many of their fans. Originally, Danielle’s due date is in January. But due to complications, she might give birth anytime.

Married at First Sight: Danielle Bergman Dodd at Risk of Giving Birth Early

Danielle Bergman Dodd and her husband Bobby Dodd might welcome their son sooner than expected. This is after the Married at First Sight celeb experienced symptoms of HELLP Syndrome. Danielle suffered the same complication with her first child Olivia.

MAFS star Danielle Bergman shared what went down during her latest doctor’s appointment. She said her blood pressure was exactly the same when she was diagnosed with the life-threatening condition during her first pregnancy. Her liver enzymes were elevated and her platelet count dropped, which worried her OB-GYN.

Married at First Sight’s Danielle Dodd ended up being admitted to the hospital for close monitoring. Bobby Dodd’s wife revealed that if her bloodwork came back concerning, baby Robert Dodd IV would’ve been born already. Fortunately, her blood pressure goes back to normal. However, she has to be on full bed rest at home until Monday with strict monitoring.

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Danielle Bergman Fears Traumatic First Birth Experience Will Happen Again

The good news is that Danielle Dodd and Bobby Dodd’s second baby is healthy and is doing quite well inside mommy’s tummy. This is a big relief for the Married at First Sight couple, especially after their scary birth story last time.

During her first pregnancy with Olivia, Danielle was at the time diagnosed with the condition preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome. At the time, she had to be in the hospital for almost a week until her blood pressure stabilized. The terrifying experience almost cost Danielle and Olivia’s lives.

Bobby, on the other hand, was preparing for the worst. The Married at First Sight dad said he considered changing Olivia’s name to Danielle in case his wife didn’t make it. Thankfully, both mother and daughter survived.

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Married at First Sight Star Ready for Baby No. 2

With just a few weeks (or days) away before giving birth, Danielle Bergman Dodd is all set up for baby Dodd. The Married at First Sight mother already has the nursery prepared for Olivia’s little brother. She’s also stocking up some baby necessities, including clothes, diapers, baby utensils, and more.

MAFS cast member Danielle Dodd also plans a tribute to Bobby Dodd when their son arrives. Aside from naming her baby after her husband, the soon-to-be mother of two has another touching gesture. Danielle said she would be using Bobby’s baby outfit he wore leaving the hospital back in 1991. It’s definitely a special moment for the growing family.

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