Moms of Preemies

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

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Not feeding well

Hello new to the community, but glad to be here, my baby was born at 35 weeks no complication non of that but recently she hasn't been putting on much weight in fact she is...

Started by Ramatu on 02/05/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2016 by Ramatu

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Not feeding well

Hello new to the community, but glad to be here, my baby was born at 35 weeks no complication non of that but recently she hasn't been putting on much weight in fact she is...

Started by Ramatu on 02/05/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2016 by Ramatu

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Not feeding well

Hello new to the community, but glad to be here, my baby was born at 35 weeks no complication non of that but recently she hasn't been putting on much weight in fact she is...

Started by Ramatu on 02/05/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2016 by Ramatu

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Not feeding well

Hello new to the community, but glad to be here, my baby was born at 35 weeks no complication non of that but recently she hasn't been putting on much weight in fact she is...

Started by Ramatu on 02/05/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2016 by Ramatu

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Not feeding well

Hello new to the community, but glad to be here, my baby was born at 35 weeks no complication non of that but recently she hasn't been putting on much weight in fact she is...

Started by Ramatu on 02/05/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2016 by Ramatu

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Why won't my preemie eat???

My daughter was born at 24 weeks. She came into the world weighing 450 grams (1lb). She stayed in the hospital for 5 months. She came home on 1/4 liter of oxygen. However, she...

Started by Kenyatta on 01/31/2012 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/21/2015 by Whitney

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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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eye sight issues with preemies

how many of preemies have poor eye sight.mine was born at 34 weeks and was 1.75 kgs.he had developmental delays.he is almost 4 now and has a poor eye sight .dr say it is because...

Started by Ume Ammara on 02/14/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/11/2015 by Susan

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give me some advice and tips

Hi, I am Bernadeth. My baby was born last October 16 I didn't recognize that he has a septic ileus until 1 day he's belly was bigger and bigger then me and my husband decided to...

Started by Bernadeth on 12/07/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/07/2015 by Bernadeth

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23weeks dilated

I'm 23weeks pregnant and pre term risk so I went to hospital today doctor told me that I was 2cm dilated but they can't do anything as of now so I have to wait until next...

Started by Geeann on 12/04/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/05/2015 by Saledaalsadher

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23weeks

I'm 23weeks pregnant

Started by Geeann on 12/04/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/04/2015 by Geeann

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Too early for preschool???

Hi all - looking for advice on my 3 yr old daughter who was born at 33 weeks preemie. She's a spitfire kid, doing great but in terms of growing she is still catching up. She's...

Started by Marissa on 11/27/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/27/2015 by Marissa

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Sleepless at 5months!

My son is almost 5 monthsold and is having trouble sleeping through the night. I had his sleeping throughout the night for two weeks, and then he became retless 2 weeks later....

Started by Lisette on 03/17/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/18/2015 by Alvina

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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