Moms of Preemies

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

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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 05/15/2015 by Vaness

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7 weeks premature infant boy

He's in the NICU and is hardly awake and has serious issues with bottle feeding... Is this normal for and should we start to worry

Started by Jason on 05/14/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/14/2015 by Jason

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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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18 weeks water broke...

I am currently 19 weeks pregnant my water broke almost a week ago... I am looking for advice or experiences ... Trying to hold on to hope and keep the faith I can make it to 24...

Started by Valarie on 04/20/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Valarie

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18 weeks water broke...

I am currently 19 weeks pregnant my water broke almost a week ago... I am looking for advice or experiences ... Trying to hold on to hope and keep the faith I can make it to 24...

Started by Valarie on 04/20/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Valarie

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PVL/Cyst?

My son initially had a brain scan at one week after birth, 31wks+ that revealed a minor grade 1 brain bleed on his right ventricle. they weren't worried but wanted to follow up....

Started by Madeline on 12/03/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/19/2015 by Meenakshi

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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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Neosure VS Sensitive for Preemie

Just to start, I plan on asking the pedi before making any changes.... My little girl was born at 34 weeks and is 7 weeks old now. She was on breastmilk with Neosure...

Started by Leighanne on 09/24/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/16/2015 by Melissa

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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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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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Preemie mom!

Hi I'm just introducing myself, my 29 weeker just turned 4 last month and is doing great!

Started by Tina on 01/09/2017 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/09/2017 by Tina

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Preemie mom!

Hi I'm just introducing myself, my 29 weeker just turned 4 last month and is doing great!

Started by Tina on 01/09/2017 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/09/2017 by Tina

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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 on 05/31/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/31/2016 by Stephanie

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Hospital Bed Rest - How Long Will They Wait??

Hi everyone, I was admitted to the hospital on May 22 at 22+2 days gestation. Sparing you all the details, I had an abruption and needed some blood product transfusions. I have...

Started by Anna on 06/23/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/04/2016 by AndreaL

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Gifts Back to NICUs

Hi All, I'm wondering if anyone has given any special gifts back to their NICU that they might recommend? Gifts for the nurses or for current/future preemie families? We gift...

Started by AP on 04/12/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/12/2016 by Heather

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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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My baby is not able to stand herself

My baby is 24 weeks born(3 months preterm).Now she is 16 months old. With the help of walker, she is walking and standing. I am so worried about her.when she will stand...

Started by Susmitha on 07/15/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/16/2016 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 Danielleprince0612 on 05/18/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/31/2016 by Danielleprince0612

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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 Audrianna on 03/06/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/05/2016 by Audrianna

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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 Danielleprince0612

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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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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 06/16/2016 by Kaija

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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 12/04/2016 by Kaija

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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 10/28/2016 by Hollyking1914