Moms of Preemies

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

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moms who preemie babies get ssi benefits

My son was born early in October weighing 1lb 13oz. He has gotten approved for ssi benefits and has been getting $30 since he is in the hospital. He comes home Monday so will...

Started by Jasmine on 02/26/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/31/2015 by Missa

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Micro Preemie working mother

I am a mom of 25 weeker. Currently my mother in law is the main caregiver for my daughter and she is going back to our home country when my daughter will be 9 months old(actual...

Started by Shilpa on 03/10/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/30/2015 by Michelle

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Returning to work with Preemie

Hello, I'm new here and hope this conversation hasn't been previously posted. My daughter was 2 months early, born in March. I need to return to work for financial reasons of...

Started by Kat on 06/09/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/17/2015 by Erin

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Feedings

My daughter was 9 weeks early and is now 4 months old, but I'm not sure she is eating enough. She only eats 2 to 5 ounces every 3 to 4 hours. When did you start your babies on...

Started by Trista on 07/02/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/25/2015 by Bri Lee

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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 on 02/25/2015 by Paulette

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When did your 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 on 12/15/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/24/2015 by Meagan

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Anyone using WeightAtBirth?

Hi everyone, I was wondering if any of you have used an app called WeightAtBirth that claims it may predict the baby's weight at birth. The maker of the app says it uses...

Started by Laura on 01/24/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/24/2015 by Laura

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My baby is a preemie

My son is 3 going on 4 months old isn't really rolling over and is trying so hard to hold his head up........can u give me some advice and when should he be holing his head up

Started by Amanda on 01/28/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/24/2015 by Meagan

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First time G-Tube mom help

Any one going through or even have BEEN through the process of your child getting a g-tube?? My youngest daughter was born at 24 weeks, and was having eating issues since she...

Started by Bri Lee on 01/19/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/24/2015 by Nicole

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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 on 02/23/2015 by Sarah

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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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago 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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago 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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago 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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago 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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago 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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago 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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago 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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago 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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago 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 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Ramatu

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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 10/20/2015 by Jehona

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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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making a decision

My daughtet was born early she is three have health problems the doctor found a spot in her brain now social security trying to cut her i dont know what to do

Started by Franetta on 04/17/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/18/2015 by Sarah

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making a decision

My daughtet was born early she is three have health problems the doctor found a spot in her brain now social security trying to cut her i dont know what to do

Started by Franetta on 04/17/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/28/2015 by Sasha

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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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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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still trying to cope with an early delivery

Hello everyone my son was born two months early I had woken up at 2 am on 8-12-14 thinking that I had peed in my sleep unfortunately when I stood up out of bed I realized that...

Started by Vaness on 05/15/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/10/2015 by Sarah

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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 11/20/2013 by Sandra

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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 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 04/28/2015 by Sasha