Moms of Preemies

This group is for all moms who had a premature 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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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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 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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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 02/07/2014 by Vicky

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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