Moms of Preemies

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

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How much did you gain?

Hi All, My son was born in June due in September and had to stay in the house for two consecutive flu seasons. My question is while they were struggling to gain every ounce,...

Started by Trisan on 01/12/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/28/2009 by Nerissa

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my lil girl she is still not walking

I have a 1 year old little girl she trys to crawl but dose it army style ( it's so cute) she weight 3 pounds when she was born dose any one know when she will start catching up...

Started by Cassandra on 01/27/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/28/2009 by Lisa

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When did your preemie start talking?

how early was ur preemie, and when did they start actually saying words? i cant tell if my baby girl is actually saying dada, because she calls everyone dada...and im not sure...

Started by Soktheary on 01/27/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/28/2009 by Cayti

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was my baby a preemie?

i dont know if i can call my baby a preemie as she was full term but was only 4lb 4oz at birth which was a shock as i was huge and expecting a larger baby,my pregnancy and...

Started by Michelle on 01/10/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/28/2009 by Kendra

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Premmie Twins

Hi everyone! My boy/girl twins were delivered via emergency c-section at 31+4 weeks at the Caroline Chisolm ward, Liverpool Hospital. Gwenyvere-Rose weighed 1.7 kgs and Declan...

Started by Katey on 11/23/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/27/2009 by Rosalie

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Preemie Hospitalizations

Just courious if anyone else is in the same shoes that we are. Our daughter was born at 35 3/7 weeks old. She only spent 8 days in NICU. At about 2 weeks old, she was...

Started by Keri on 01/20/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/27/2009 by Jill

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Speech Delay.

I have 23 wk Twin Girls, they weighed 1 lb 6 oz. when born. They will be 2 in March. One is walking but the other one is not. The one that is not walking is not talking also....

Started by Amanda on 12/22/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/27/2009 by Pippa

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dealing with the past

my daughter was born at 26 weeks - 14 weeks early. she had a 50% chance of survival and stayed in hospital for 10 weeks. most days were bad discovering new health difficulties...

Started by Emma on 01/24/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/26/2009 by April

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Helping my Little Miracle stand and walk

My son was born 9 weeks early weighing 2lbs 10.5oz!!! He is now 17 months old and he cant walk or even stand up unless he is holding on to someones hands!!! My problem is i have...

Started by Melanie on 01/13/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/26/2009 by Tara

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premmies and there imunity

Hi my name is Kate and i have a premmy baby that was 8 weeks early he is now is 14 weeks and i was just wondering is it safe to but him in a creche situation while i go to the...

Started by Kate on 01/25/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/26/2009 by Amy

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birth size dolls

We had a special treasure made for our preemie....a birth-sized doll. My MIL ordered it from www.weebundles.com. My daughter was born at 28-weeks, 1 lb. 12 oz., 13 in. long....

Started by Abi on 01/23/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/25/2009 by Kasey

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Spitting up-feeding problems

My son was born about 6 weeks early-- his birthdate is may 10 2008, his due date was june 24th... some background on him: First of all, till he was born early, I had no issues...

Started by Lea on 01/21/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/24/2009 by Kate

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Going to get assesed by a rehab facility!!!

Hi my little boy Bailey was born at 29 weeks weighing in at 2 pound 14 ounces. Ever since he was born he has had problem after problem. He has had 3 blood transfusions about...

Started by Amy on 01/19/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/23/2009 by Amy

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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 3 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