Moms of Preemies

This group is for all moms who had a premature birth baby.

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Incompetent Cervix questions

I have had two preemies, my first born at 23 weeks, died 3 hours after birth, and my daughter at 32 weeks who was born after 2 months on hospital bedrest after confirming with...

Started by Elizabeth on 02/23/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 1 day ago by Abbi

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How long was your premature baby in NICU?

I was wondering how long everyone's babies were in the NICU. My son was born at 34 weeks and we have been here for 15 days so far. I feel like we should be discharged soon....

Started by Amanda on 07/05/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 2 days ago by Alina

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Preemie weight at 6 months

My son was born at 29 weeks, he weighed 2lbs 10oz and 15in. I am just curious if anyone else has a preemie and what their weight is. Zakary will be 6 months in 3 days at his...

Started by Sherry on 09/22/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Alina

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6 month old baby stopped sleeping at night

200 My son was born at 32 weeks. He was colicy for some time and had a hernia surgery at 2 months, resulting in him sleeping only when held. He was sleeping through the night...

Started by Alina on 04/06/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Alina

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How Would you Feel or Handle Rude Comments

Strangers ask me frequently how old my son is all the time. At 8 or 9 months of his DOB he weighted 17 to 18 lbs and was 27 inches tall. He was teething too and was not eating...

Started by Kelley 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Kelley

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Any moms experienced a placenta abruption?

I had my son at 32 weeks because I had a placenta abruption. Before this happened to me I had never heard of it and everybody that asks me about it have never heard of it....

Started by Tammy on 02/17/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 days ago by Janice

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How long were your babies in the NICU?

I just had my daughter 16 days ago (christmas =] ) and her gestational age was 33 and 4/7 weeks. She weighed 3 pounds 4.5 ounces and is now up to 3 pounds 14.6 ounces and...

Started by Britney on 01/10/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/30/2014 by Billy

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Mom's of older preemie children?

My preemie daughter is now 11. She was born June 3rd, 1999 at 28 weeks, weighing 2 1/2-lbs. She still has some difficulties (SID/mild CP). Are there other mom's out there...

Started by Robin on 08/16/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/28/2014 by Allison

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Are children who are premies always sick?

My twins (now 5) were born 8 weeks early. They seem to always be sick with sinus infections and ear aches. Are premies prone to have more illness? Or is it just that time of...

Started by Lisa on 11/12/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/26/2014 by Tamesha

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How Would you Feel or Handle Rude Comments

Strangers ask me frequently how old my son is all the time. At 8 or 9 months of his DOB he weighted 17 to 18 lbs and was 27 inches tall. He was teething too and was not eating...

Started by Kelley 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Kelley

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How Would you Feel or Handle Rude Comments

Strangers ask me frequently how old my son is all the time. At 8 or 9 months of his DOB he weighted 17 to 18 lbs and was 27 inches tall. He was teething too and was not eating...

Started by Kelley 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Kelley

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6 month old baby stopped sleeping at night

200 My son was born at 32 weeks. He was colicy for some time and had a hernia surgery at 2 months, resulting in him sleeping only when held. He was sleeping through the night...

Started by Alina on 04/06/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Alina

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20 weeks on bedrest for incompetent cervix

Baby and i just turn 20 weeks friday but sadly found out that i have an incompetent cervix and now i am on bedrest at home. Im scared for my baby. This is my first pregnancy. I...

Started by Jaimie on 05/05/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/28/2013 by Doreen

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Should I be worried about her speech?

My daughter was born at 31w2d at 2lbs15oz, her biggest challenge to coming home was her weight and was eventually discharged at 4lbs10oz after almost 6 weeks in the NICU. She...

Started by Kare on 11/20/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/26/2013 by Cassandre

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6 month old baby stopped sleeping at night

200 My son was born at 32 weeks. He was colicy for some time and had a hernia surgery at 2 months, resulting in him sleeping only when held. He was sleeping through the night...

Started by Alina on 04/06/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Alina

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Emotions - How did you feel?

In the NICU, what would have be helpful where your emotions are/were concerned. What could the hospital have done better to support with the emotional trauma of the NICU? How...

Started by Monisha on 07/10/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 08/11/2013 by Monisha

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Micro Preemie 1st Birthday

Born at just 24 weeks little Jahaile is doing great Happy as can be. So excited my little one is about to have his first birthday!!! But when I look at him he is so tiny not...

Started by Trenecieya on 11/16/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/09/2014 by Stephanie

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Water breaking at 22 weeks?

I am 22wks 5days, and think my water may have broken. There has been trickling of clear/very light whitish fluid, and feels like more than just urine when I pee. Has anyone...

Started by Laura on 10/20/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/03/2013 by Kelly

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Does your preemie have a lazy eye?

My daughter was born at 33 weeks gestational age she was 4lbs 2oz she was vary healthy during her who life until around when she was 6 months old i noticed her left eye turned...

Started by Nicole on 03/01/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/15/2010 by Rebecca

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Has anyone dealt with STRIDOR in babies?

My daughter is 1 month old now, her first 2 weeks being spent in NICU. When she was there she was diagnosed with stridor. I did not fel comfortable with it in the hospital, and...

Started by Tasha on 11/16/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/20/2013 by Sandra

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My 29 week preemie

my little boy was born 11 weeks early,,i woke early with contractions my partner drove us to the nearest hospital,,70 kms away,,it was the longest drive,,the hospital is in a...

Started by Tracey on 02/24/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/29/2012 by Evie

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Preemies and Colic.. HELP!!

Delete Are you sure? Yes | No Edit Started by You (9:23 am) (no moms have responded yet) My boy was born 12 weeks early. He cries and cries all night and part of the day. I'm...

Started by Robin on 06/10/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/22/2012 by Crystal

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Obstetric Cholestasis

Hi, I am interested in hearing from Mums who had obstetric cholestasis - especially if you have had it in two or more pregnancies. I had cholestasis from about 33 weeks with...

Started by Anna on 04/03/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/04/2013 by Michelle

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Help Needed for Gassy Baby

My poor baby is suffering from being gassy now all the time after a feeding despite being burped often. He is also stooling less but when he does it's huge. It has just hit...

Started by Lyris on 02/15/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/27/2012 by Claudia

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Getting induced at 34 weeks

My water broke at 26 weeks and I am now 31 weeks 3 days and have been in the hospital ever since. They will not let me leave until after i deliver. They are going to induce by...

Started by Amber on 02/08/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/07/2014 by Vicky

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Born at 34 weeks and 6 days

I went into labor 5 times between 28 weeks and 33 weeks and finally got induced at 34 weeks.. Justin Elijah was born weighing 5 pounds and 2 ozs. He didn't have anything...

Started by Erica on 09/29/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/30/2013 by Amanda-Beth

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How long was your premature baby in NICU?

I was wondering how long everyone's babies were in the NICU. My son was born at 34 weeks and we have been here for 15 days so far. I feel like we should be discharged soon....

Started by Amanda on 07/05/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 2 days ago by Alina

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Water broke at 26 weeks

My water broke Jan. 2nd at 26 weeks but I have not gone into labor yet. I am now 28 weeks and have been in the hospital for 2 weeks and they are keeping me until I deliver. Or...

Started by Amber on 01/16/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/21/2014 by Melissa