Moms of Preemies

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

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23 weeker, trach, gtube, nitric oxide

my son a 23 weeker is still now 8 months going 9 months in the hospital. he was diagnosed with bpd and pulmonary htn. he had bilateral eye surgery last april 2013 due to ROP, he...

Started by Mary on 10/06/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/07/2014 by Cheri

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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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water broke at week 19

feeling sorry for all the moms who hv lost their lil ones..can completly feel the pain ..i was 19 weeks and 3 days when my water broke while sleeping ..around 4 am ..rushed to...

Started by Dua on 05/03/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/19/2014 by Kristin

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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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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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Incompetent Cervix questions

I have had two preemies, my first born at 23 weeks, died 3 hours after birth, and my daughter at 32 weeks who was born after 2 months on hospital bedrest after confirming with...

Started by Elizabeth on 02/23/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/02/2014 by Julie

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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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Moms MUST have! :)

While shopping for a bassinet for my baby boy, I just couldn't find what I was looking for, I was looking for something practical, safe, comfortable, easy to move around and...

Started by Nawal on 05/18/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/18/2014 by Nawal

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breastfeeding

My lo was born at 32 weeks and will be term on Monday. She has been home for 5 weeks and I am working on breastfeeding with her. I am looking for any tips to help her latch, she...

Started by Danielle on 04/26/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/10/2014 by Kathryn

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water broke at week 19

feeling sorry for all the moms who hv lost their lil ones..can completly feel the pain ..i was 19 weeks and 3 days when my water broke while sleeping ..around 4 am ..rushed to...

Started by Dua on 05/03/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/03/2014 by Dua

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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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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 on 04/13/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/30/2014 by User

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breastfeeding

My lo was born at 32 weeks and will be term on Monday. She has been home for 5 weeks and I am working on breastfeeding with her. I am looking for any tips to help her latch, she...

Started by Danielle on 04/26/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/30/2014 by User

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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 11 hours ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 11 hours ago by Stephanie

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little babie still little

Hello mum's. My little bub was born at 37 weeks weighing 1.8kg. 3.9 pounds. He is now 7 months and only weighs 5.7. Has anyone else had to deal with this and did your bubs...

Started by Chloe on 05/13/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 10 hours ago by Stephanie

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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 Demetrus on 05/18/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/20/2016 by Sarah

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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 11 hours ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 11 hours ago by Stephanie

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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 Demetrus on 05/18/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 1 hour ago by Demetrus

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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 Demetrus on 05/18/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 1 hour ago by Demetrus

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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 Demetrus

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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 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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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