Moms of Preemies

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

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Anyone else's premie do this?

I was just curious if my son was the only REALLY eager one. We went for a 3D/4D ultrasound at 24 weeks and partway through my son flipped and lodged himself way down. I ended...

Started by Jen on 02/12/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/13/2009 by Missy

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When do your premies take off?

I have five children. My youngest was born at 26 weeks. She is now 9 months old. Although there is no permanent damage she is far behind on everything. She is still on oxygen,...

Started by Tia on 02/11/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/12/2009 by Tania

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Please help me...

Hi! I am new to this group. I have had 3 preemies (28, 32 and 30 weekers). I am in the process of putting together a website all about preemies and the NICU experience. I need...

Started by Christy on 01/29/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/12/2009 by Shirley

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Grinding teeth

My daughter is just about 11 months old and is working on getting her 5th tooth. She has the two front one's on the bottom and the top. Ever since she got the 2 top teeth, she...

Started by Becky on 02/06/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/11/2009 by Natasha

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passy

My baby was born 5 weeks early and after 17 long days in the hospital we were finally home. He's grown so much in the last few months and he's my little angel. He loves his...

Started by Agnes on 02/06/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/10/2009 by Agnes

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My Preemie Story (Had Baby, Lost Father)

This is taken from my blog on my Facebook profile: When we had the latest ultrasound done at Magee on Thursday, the technician again confirmed that my baby was very...

Started by Ashley on 02/06/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/09/2009 by Kirstin

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Hemangioma

My preemie will be 14 in two weeks and her hemangioma can still be felt at the top of her head -- anyone else have an older child with the same situation? The other little...

Started by User on 02/08/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/09/2009 by User

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2 month premature baby girl 3 lbs 8 oz

I had my first son at 5 weeks early well my second was my daughter and she was 2 months premature and only weighed 3lbs 8 oz i didnt really know what to expect they whisked me...

Started by April on 02/04/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/09/2009 by Elora

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Anyone else that had Cholestasis?

I was very itchy from about 20 weeks on, but it was not until 3 doctors later that I finally convinced them to give me a blood test to confirm at about 33 weeks. I was induced...

Started by Kelly on 01/26/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/09/2009 by Nicky

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premmie next time as well?

hi there! i went into spontaneous labor at 28 weeks with my son and he arrived after a natural birth at 30 weeks. he is now a happy healthy 18 month old, and hubby and i are...

Started by Rachael on 02/04/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/07/2009 by Heather

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Illness & Preemies

I have 4 month old twins that were born premature. Do you find that your preemies catch colds and flus easier than most kids?

Started by Jillian on 02/04/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/07/2009 by Rachel

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2 preemies !

I have 2 boys (ages 21 & 8) They were both premature babies. In 1987 I was pregnant with twins & lost one in the 2nd trimester. Then went into labor at 28.4 wks. I was...

Started by Dianna on 01/30/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/06/2009 by Amanda

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Tummy Time/Crawling

My son is 9 months old, 7 months per his adjusted age. He has always HATED being on his belly- I think because of reflux. Tummy time is more like torture time for him. I want...

Started by Erica on 02/05/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2009 by Missy

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any advice for a grunting 6 week old?

i am breastfeeding and my 6 week old little gril is such a grunter like she strains to push anything out. My mum remembers that i was the same with her milk and she put me on...

Started by Jody on 01/30/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2009 by Aisha

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Laying my bed putting off LABOUR at 32 weeks !!

I'v been in my bed for 2 weeks now and goin insane lol I have 4 other children my oldest will be 18 next month and don't live at home! my 3 little boys however deffinatly live...

Started by May Short on 02/02/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2009 by Selena

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Birth weight vs weight at 4 months.... normal???

I had twins born at 34 weeks via C-section baby A was 8 pounds 5 ounces baby B was 4 pounds 14 ounces now they're almost 4 months old and I would say they are both each about 15...

Started by Stephanie on 05/31/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/31/2016 by Stephanie

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Gifts Back to NICUs

Hi All, I'm wondering if anyone has given any special gifts back to their NICU that they might recommend? Gifts for the nurses or for current/future preemie families? We gift...

Started by AP on 04/12/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/12/2016 by Heather

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My baby born 15 weeks early.

Hello my baby was born 15 early and has pvl cyst on white matter left side. He us now 10 months and still can't hold his head up right, has tight muscle tone and not reaching or...

Started by Carmen on 03/26/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/06/2016 by Sarah

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Moms of preemies

My baby is a premature 7mths old and is not turning over, why is that?

Started by Shivanna on 03/04/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/04/2016 by Sarah

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Is the hospital at fault??

My son Cayden was born early at 31 wks. He weighed 3 lbs 6 oz he was completely healthy he was just early he didn't have no breathing tubes or nothing only a feeding tube until...

Started by Danielleprince0612 on 05/18/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/31/2016 by Danielleprince0612

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making breathing treatments less scary

did u know that a few diff companies make a pacifier that releases the smoke from the treatment right under their nose while they are sucking on the binky?? neat right. i just...

Started by Audrianna5091 on 03/06/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/05/2016 by Audrianna5091

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Coping

Im having a hard time. Trying to understand why my daughter came at 29 weeks. She didnt need to be on a ventilator but now they are treating her sispectedly for NEC. My heart...

Started by Joanna on 11/08/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/11/2015 by Liz

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Not sitting, crawling or holding his bottle

Hi, I'm a first time mom and had my son at 34 weeks 4.14oz and I've never been around anyone else that had kids that were preemies. I'm feeling pretty loss on trying to get my...

Started by Rebecca on 10/11/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 10/13/2015 by Sarah

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Car seat test

My baby was born at 34 weeks and 4 days i was induced because i was ruptured and having contractions my baby weighed 4lbs 2oz. Hes now 4lbs. 11oz and doing very well eating on...

Started by Irene on 05/01/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/18/2016 by Danielleprince0612

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Similac Neosure for sale, exp 03.2017

Hi! :) I have 3 unopened cans of Similac Neosure for sale. I can ship if necessary. I'm from Princeton, NJ (zip: 08540) please email me if your'e interested: anat.et at gmail.com

Started by Anat on 04/06/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/07/2016 by Sarah

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Episodes

My daughter was born at 28 weeks last week I gave birth she's been good up until yesterday now she having episodes all day has any one gone through this

Started by Jeanette on 09/07/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/11/2015 by Liz

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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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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 11/22/2014 by Evie

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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 04/27/2016 by Joana

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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 06/16/2016 by Kaija

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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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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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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 05/10/2016 by Illesha

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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 on 12/15/2015 by Mellia

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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 05/20/2016 by Sarah