Moms of Micro Preemies

All moms are welcome, this group was started for moms whose babies were born weighing less than 3 pounds or less than 28 weeks gestation

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baby wearing glasses

We were told that our baby needs glasses and she needs to wear them, but she will not leave them on her face for anything. She immediately rips them off her face. They are...

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Reaching milestones

My daughter Madison was born at 26 weeks. She is about to be 1 year and hasn't reached some milestones. She isn't crawling. She hates being on her tummy. She barely sits up. She...

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Need to produce more breast milk!

Hi everyone, I am a young mom who had my twins at 23 weeks. My son sadly did not make it. My daughter is holding strong born on nov 20th at 15 ounces she now weighs 2 pounds!...

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2 year old not walking yet...

Hi my name is Sonia and I gave birth to my baby girl at 26 weeks due to preeclampsia and HELP syndrome. Bella was 12 inches long and weighed 1lb 4oz. She was in the NICU for 90...

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2 year old not walking yet...

Hi my name is Sonia and I gave birth to my baby girl at 26 weeks due to preeclampsia and HELP syndrome. Bella was 12 inches long and weighed 1lb 4oz. She was in the NICU for 90...

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My 25+6 turning 16

Hi, my son is turning 16 next week. Born at 710 g. He is 6'1 size 14 feet. Beautiful. But what an adventure. Lung disease done, asthma done, colds no longer hospitalize him,...

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Micro preemie at 10yrs old

Just wanted to offer support to anyone going through this very unique hell. I remember it like it was yesterday. My daughter is now 10. She is not that perfect child I was...

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What does our future look like?

Hi everyone. I had two twin boys at 26 weeks in April, both weighing 773 g. I know no one can really answer this but I can't help but stress what kind of problems we will face...

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Behind even her adjusted age

My daughter was born at 24 weeks. She is now 9 months old, 5 months adjusted. Her physical therapist says she's been even her adjusted age. She does not sit up (we're hoping...

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Baby Zoe

My daughter Zoe was born at 23w4d on 01/25. She weighed 1lb 1.6oz and was 11.5in long. She came early being born breech by natural labor. Since birth she has been in a high...

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Micropreemie with Chronic Lung Disease

My baby was born at 27 weeks but with IUGR was 1 pound 3 ounces. She now has CLD. A month ago while still in the NICU she got the Rhino virus (common cold) and it put her back...

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November is purple for prematurity

Before i had my daughter i was completely unaware of the NICU as well as anything to do with preterm babies. Im curious as to how many of you were in the same situation, also...

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how many preemies are too many preemies

when my daughter was in the NICU I met a woman who was about to take home her 5th preemie! At that time I was a first time mom and was dealing with all of the hell that comes...

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How much does your preemie weigh now?

My daughter was born at 1lb 7oz on October 21, 2008. She now weighs 21lbs 3oz. We see a number of different doctors (special needs pediatrician, surgeon, gastro doctor, eye...

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how much does your baby weigh now?

Ive noticed alot of new moms concerned with weight gain and development so i thought this might be helpful. what are the ages and weight of your children now compared to when...