Moms of Preemies

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

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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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Baby born at 24.5 weeks

My 14 month old (-3months) premature son has not gotten ant teeth.. but it looks like his molars are coming in first is this normal?

Started by Katrina on 01/02/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/02/2014 by Katrina

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preemies with teddies in their isolettes

Preemies with a teddy or other soft doll placed within its isolette grow and get stronger alot faster than those without. there is actually a poem about it and can be found on...

Started by Joanne on 02/08/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/02/2014 by Nita

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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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Baby born at 26 weeks

My grand daughter was born at 26 weeks now 29 weeks she was on cpap but put her on vent Last week due to too many Brady's.... Her ultrasounds have all been great ..the valve on...

Started by Mom on 12/29/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/29/2013 by Mom

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Any mommies with pre-eclampsia

Any mommies with preemies due to pre-eclampsia? My son was born at 34 weeks and 6 days via emergency C-section because my blood pressure was so high. Did you have any issues...

Started by Mary Lynn on 03/23/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/26/2013 by Kristie Nicole

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pda surgery/scar??

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 12/13/2013 by Randi

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Foods to eat for preemie 15 month old?

My little one was born at 32 weeks and is now 15 months old. Sometimes it seems like he will chew his food and other times it seems like he just swallows things whole. Are there...

Started by Megan on 12/06/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/10/2013 by Kashamae

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Your preemie as a toddler?

My son was born at 36 weeks, he was 7 pounds 5 ounces. He had trouble breathing the first few days, but was not in hospital for an extended amount of time. He rarely gets sick,...

Started by Nichole on 08/14/2011 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/09/2013 by Janice

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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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Prematurity and disabilities

Having a premature child is enough to worry about having a premature child with disabilities is even harder this a link of my sons story and i would love feed back and support...

Started by Jacqueline 11 hours ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 10 hours ago by Jacqueline

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HELP! Nausea and Vomiting during pregnancy

Hi Moms and soon to be moms, I'm wondering if you could share some feedback about your Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy. I've got a 6-question survey and afterwards there...

Started by Cidnee on 07/14/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/14/2015 by Cidnee

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Prematurity and disabilities

Having a premature child is enough to worry about having a premature child with disabilities is even harder this a link of my sons story and i would love feed back and support...

Started by Jacqueline 11 hours ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 10 hours ago by Jacqueline

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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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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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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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preemie baby

Moms is it just me or does everytime you take your baby in public you always get asked your babies age and then told how tiny your baby is. It happens to me alot. My baby is 4...

Started by Shanice on 01/17/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/23/2015 by Bri Lee

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My preemie

My daughter was born at 27 weeks. 1lb 11.5oz 12inch long. She is now 4mnths (corrected age one month) weighing 8lbs 3oz. She is starting to coo and is trying to lift her head...

Started by Shanice on 01/17/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/06/2015 by Brittany

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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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Feeding schedule for my 3mo

My daughter was born at 34w at 5lbs she is now 11lbs and I ep and she eats about 4oz. Is this the right amount to be giving her? And my other question is. How much did your 34...

Started by User on 01/21/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 days ago by Missmiss

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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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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 06/13/2015 by T_shafeek

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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