Moms of Preemies

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

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head control and sitting

Hello, having preterm baby born 27 weeks with 890kg. now she is 6 moth and 2 week but she is not yet good head control either sitting. born at 15th may 2013. what can i do!?

Started by Agnes on 12/03/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/03/2013 by Agnes

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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 12/02/2013 by Bri Lee

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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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pda surgery/scar 1

My baby is a 26 weeker she weighd 1pound 9 ounces. She took medicine to close her pda bt it was unsuccessful now they are opting for sugery. Has anyone been thru this? How did...

Started by Saquinta on 11/25/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/25/2013 by Saquinta

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Mom of a preemie

My son was born on November 18 2013 his due date wasn't until January 13 2014. I was 32 weeks when he was born right now he is in the NICU. He's having trouble breathing on his...

Started by Carol on 11/23/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/25/2013 by Eddie

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Dad of a Preemie/34 WK Question

Hi Everyone, We had our son at 34 wks and he has been in the NICU for a week now. He has no major issues except for not eating much during feedings. They have him on a nh tube...

Started by Will on 11/14/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/20/2013 by Kare

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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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Dad of a Preemie/34 WK Question

Hi Everyone, We had our son at 34 wks and he has been in the NICU for a week now. He has no major issues except for not eating much during feedings. They have him on a ng tube...

Started by Will on 11/14/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/19/2013 by Bethany

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Any one had to get an G-Tube at the age of 2?

My preemie is now 2yrs and she have been struggling to gain weight. Last Monday she went into surgery for a G-Tube. I knew it was our last option but was worried that it would...

Started by Kenyatta on 11/10/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/15/2013 by Kenyatta

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did anyone's baby suffer with "NEC"??

hello, I my baby girl was born a month ago at 27 weeks and she was progressing incredibly well. however we have been put straight back to square one due to this illness which as...

Started by Cassana on 11/28/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/12/2013 by Maria

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My son is not walking, should I worry...

My son is 14 months and he is still not walking, he crawls around really fast and can stand alone at times. He just want let go, I think because he doesn't have enough...

Started by Amanda on 09/12/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/10/2013 by Jenny

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Preemie baby car seat help?

Baby weights nearly 2kg (3.8lbs.) and height is 42.5cm (16.7in). What have a graco convertible but know that baby won't be able to fit. We have look at the britax baby safe and...

Started by Libby on 11/04/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/10/2013 by Jenny

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HOW TO CARE FOR A CHILD WITH RSV?

Hi!, I went to the emergency room with my 6-month old daughter last night and she was diagnosed with RSV. The doctor says to just keep her nose suctioned out and do her...

Started by Ravenn on 11/09/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/09/2013 by Ravenn

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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 4 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 4 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 3 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