Moms of Preemies

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

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Carrying full term after having a preemie?

Has anyone previously given birth to a preemie to then go on to carry the next baby full term? My son was born at 25 weeks and I am now 28 weeks pregnant with baby number 2....

Started by Meghann on 03/26/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/11/2014 by Jill

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Anyone else's baby on an Apena Monitor?

Our little one was put on an apena monitor when we left the hospital after being in NICU. Nicholas has been on the machine probably for a little over 7 weeks as he is 10 weeks...

Started by Megan on 01/09/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/10/2014 by Lorena

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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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Moms with blood clotting disorders

I am new here in the Circle of Moms and Preemie Moms and just wanted to share a little of my story. My first son was born at 29w weighing 2lbs, 1oz. He was small for gestational...

Started by Cassie on 01/17/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/02/2014 by Kavita

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did your baby live or die?

hello. i went to my 20 week scan everything was normal and found out i was having a boy. untill i got to 24+2 weeks. i went into labour. 06.11.09 at 12.23pm, 1lb 9.5oz. he...

Started by Amzy on 01/02/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/29/2014 by Beth

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being induced at 34 weeks after Prom

I popped on here to see if any mums are or have had the same situation as me. My waters ruptured at 25 weeks i had 2x steroid injections then antibiotics. I did not go into...

Started by Victoria on 01/20/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/29/2014 by Kagisho

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Volunteer Opportunity for Moms!

Hello everyone! I am a graduate student getting my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Currently, I am in need of some help from parents of young children. I am researching young...

Started by Amanda on 01/23/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/23/2014 by Amanda

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Is my preemie weigh ok?

Ok Mommies i have a 33 week preemie born 10/18/12 she weighed 4.2oz she is now 15 months wegihs 24.15 ...is she too big for her age

Started by Stephanie on 01/22/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/22/2014 by Stephanie

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29 weeker, morto development delay

Hi, I have a 29 weeker. She is 9 months corrected. She hates tummy time, can last about 3-5 minutes, then she would cry like I was torturing her. She sat up at 7 mths...

Started by Familykappadelta on 01/15/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/15/2014 by Familykappadelta

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Difficulties

Hi my name is Natalie I'm new here and was wondering if anyone else had their baby early due to preeclampsia and/or toxemia ?

Started by Natalie on 01/13/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/13/2014 by Natalie

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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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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