hi merrilyn welcome to the site i am fellow aussie from sydney i chatted to your debbie the other night i have lupus and so does my mother i have angina and have had many miscarriages and 1 still birth i have 3 children all were premature my 15 year old was born 9 weeks premature and has autism have only found out in the last3 years had lupus had signs all my life but nobody picked it up my rheumi says thats why i had so many miscarriages and premature births have had kidney problems all my life. i am on prednisone , plaquenil, mexotrexate you will find we all will relate to your problems and we are always here to chat or even vent when you are having bad day hugs good to have you join us hugs kim l