Moms of Preemies

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

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Feeding

My daughter is 7 months, 5 months corrected. My husband wants to wait before we start feeding her cereal. I'm ready to. When did you start?

Started by Daniella on 03/03/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/12/2014 by Celeste

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feeding premmy

Just wondering if ur son is 4 months premmy age when does his digestive system start working when is it safe to give solids as he showing he is ready now

Started by Nicole on 03/09/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/12/2014 by Celeste

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Jealous of Women with "Normal" Births

I had my baby about five months ago, two and a half months early. She spent two months in the NICU, and it was a very bumpy ride. My sister-in-law just had a baby at a healthy...

Started by Alexis on 08/14/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/23/2014 by Casey

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Shopping For Premie Baby Clothes

My son was 4 weeks premature. He weighed 5 lbs, 7 oz and was 18.25 in. At his 2 month appt he was 9 lbs and 21in. He will be 3 months in 4 more days and is still in NB clothes....

Started by Melissa on 03/12/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/20/2014 by Amanda

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School Age Preemies

How many moms are having a hard time keeping your preemies interested in school or sports? My Abigail is very stubborn, but I guess that is why she survived her 26 week...

Started by Terri on 01/12/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/18/2014 by Candace

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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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When did your 29 week preemie crawl?

Hi, my baby boy is almost 9 months actual and 6 months corrected. He is showing no signs of crawling.. I try and do tummy time with him but he doesn't like it and just rolls...

Started by Zahrah 6 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 1 day ago by Meagan

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Progesterone Shots to avoid preterm delivery

I had lost my baby in July 2013 who was delivered at 26 weeks, he lived for 8 days, he was very strong baby and able to use the c pap to breath from the 3rd day, however he got...

Started by Tamtam on 12/02/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 7 hours ago by Britney

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When did your 29 week preemie crawl?

Hi, my baby boy is almost 9 months actual and 6 months corrected. He is showing no signs of crawling.. I try and do tummy time with him but he doesn't like it and just rolls...

Started by Zahrah 6 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 1 day ago by Meagan

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Heart decelerations

I'm in the hospital on bed rest due to the fact that my water broke early at 24 weeks today I'm 26 +4 days and when they monitor me the baby has been having heart decelerations...

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

Last update on 06/04/2014 by Taliah

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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 on 04/14/2014 by Alina

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Help for Tummy Troubles

My daughter is 4 months old (2 months adjusted) and is having some tummy troubles. She seems to experience pain after she finishes her bottles and there is a lot of gurgling....

Started by Yvette on 06/24/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/06/2014 by Yvette

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Progesterone Shots to avoid preterm delivery

I had lost my baby in July 2013 who was delivered at 26 weeks, he lived for 8 days, he was very strong baby and able to use the c pap to breath from the 3rd day, however he got...

Started by Tamtam on 12/02/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 7 hours ago by Britney

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Water broke at 24 weeks

I'm having my 1st child and I'm scared out of my mind my water broke at 24 weeks I've been in the hospital on bed rest today I'm 26 weeks but at the last check there wasn't much...

Started by Taliah on 05/31/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/31/2014 by Taliah

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The day my world was changed

Hi, my name is Adi and I am the mother of Abigail and Uri. Uri was born after a high risk pregnancy at 35 weeks. Before my pregnancy with him, I gave birth to a 24 week baby...

Started by Adi_muggia on 05/02/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/02/2014 by Adi_muggia

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When did your 29 week preemie crawl?

Hi, my baby boy is almost 9 months actual and 6 months corrected. He is showing no signs of crawling.. I try and do tummy time with him but he doesn't like it and just rolls...

Started by Zahrah 6 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 1 day ago by Meagan

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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 11/22/2014 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 on 06/01/2014 by User

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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 12/02/2014 by Ameenah