Moms of Preemies

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

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Is loud yelling normal?

I have an almost 8 month old who was born alomst 2 months early. A few weeks ago he strated to babale a little bit - but now all he seems to do is Yell Very loudluy all the...

Started by Robin on 10/21/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/28/2013 by Martine

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could i be pregnant

ok i am new i had my tubal ligation done four years ago and i am 2 months late i have tooken two pregnancy tests and they where both negative any thoughts on what to do

Started by Laci on 07/28/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/28/2013 by Laci

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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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premie twins

I have 2 month old twins who were born March 27th 2013 they are both still in the hospital Ella is 5lbs 1oz right now and Kristine is 5lbs 8oz. Ella has Polycystic Kidney...

Started by Karyn on 06/11/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/27/2013 by Jenny

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is it true about preemies ?

it is true that if a baby is born early they can be behind in growth and may not hit the milded stones for there age? and what classifiers an preemie? the age, the weight, ???...

Started by Jenny on 07/27/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/27/2013 by Jenny

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Severe IUGR with Fraternal Twin Boys

I’m a few days shy of 28 weeks. My babies are small due to IUGR. My baby A weighs 12 oz, baby B weighs 11 oz. The doctors are finally hopeful that my babies will be born...

Started by Monique on 07/25/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/25/2013 by Monique

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The Looooooong Road Home.........

Hey moms! My daughter is in the special care unit --NSCU shes going to have to get a gtube!!!! I'm scared to death and I know if she gets this it's one more step to getting her...

Started by Bri Lee on 07/20/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/20/2013 by Rhianna

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my daughter had full blown eclampsia

She had seizures that was uncontrollable. She was in ICU for a week. They had to heavy seidate her. Now the DR. wants to keep her on seizure medicine for

Started by Angela on 06/25/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/04/2013 by Shanique

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My 24 week daughter update:)

Hi moms! No one really has to reply: but I just have to say that when I first had my baby I was scared and confused and all sorts of emotions! This site helped me understand...

Started by Bri Lee on 06/05/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/24/2013 by Bri Lee

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my 8 month old is on albuterol..

so my 8month old had a really mucusy sounding cough for 3 days..i called to doctor and she perscribed her albuterol inhaler. everytime we give it to her (every 4 hours or so)...

Started by AnneMarie on 03/02/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/20/2013 by Janett

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Getting induced at 34 weeks

Hello, i have been at the hospital on bedrest for almost two weeks because i have been leaking amniotic flluid due to a small hole in my uterus. Thursday i turned 33 weeks...

Started by Mackezie on 06/14/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/19/2013 by Maranda

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Speech Delay with Preemies

I was just wondering if your preemie was speech delayed and when did they start talking in 2-3 word sentences??

Started by Crystal on 08/10/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/18/2013 by Arly

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What formula you give to your preemie?

My son was born in 35 weeks, his birth weight 4lbs 6oz. Now he is almost 5 months old and weight only 9lbs 8oz, we have trouble to make him gain weight. Im giving him Alimentum,...

Started by Sammi on 10/01/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/13/2013 by Brandy

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When to switch to whole milk?

My daughter was born at 33w4d. She spent 4 weeks in the NICU becuase she was only 3 lbs 1.9oz at birth. She was released when she finally reached 4 lbs. At birth, she had no...

Started by Tiffany on 06/04/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/13/2013 by Brandy

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Had a 25weeker now pregnant again

I gave birth via emergency C section to a 25 weeker. This was 17 weeks ago due to a placenta abruption. much to my surprise im pregnant again only 4 and half months postpartum,...

Started by Katie on 06/05/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/08/2013 by Katie

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Feeding premature babies?

My daughters were 2 months premature. They are almost 5 months old. I have been feeding them rice cereal in there bottles for about 2 months because of reflux. I was wondering...

Started by Desiree on 12/26/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/04/2013 by Tiffany

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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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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 3 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 3 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 2 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