Moms of Preemies

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

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preemie twins

I have twin boys born at 36 3/4 weeks, 1 that was born with some medical issues, the other seemingly perfectly healthy. youngest with issues was in the NICU for 4 weeks--all...

Started by Tina on 03/10/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/10/2009 by Selena

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Starting 1st foods - 6 mos

I'm starting my son on vegetables..Gerber 1st foods..is there any specific ones that I should start with? I heard no starches like potatoes and such..anyone heard anything...

Started by Hilary on 03/06/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/08/2009 by Kelly

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New Member

I'm a new member and am excited to speak with others who have gave birth to a preemie. Don't know about any of you but I'm so done with everyone asking me in stores, etc. how...

Started by Mickie on 02/19/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/08/2009 by Liz

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Sleep problems

My son was born 6 weeks early, he is 6 months old/ 4 months developmentally. He will not sleep through the night. He may give us 1 4 hour stretch but then is up every 2 hours....

Started by Jennifer on 03/04/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/05/2009 by User

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Shaking Eyes

My baby was born 9 weeks early and he is now 17 weeks old. I have noticed in the past week that his eyes have started to shake rapidly every once in awhile. Is this normal...

Started by Jennifer on 12/02/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/04/2009 by Kristi

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When is a good time to start baby food?

My twin sons were born at 28 weeks gestation and are now 5 months old. I am thinking about starting them on baby food. I have noticed lately that they seem to be hungier after...

Started by Keeley on 02/27/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/04/2009 by Jennynamani

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Please vote for my little guy :)

We entered our son into a cutest baby contest. He made it to the top 20 and now needs votes from the public to win. Please vote for him, he's photo #5. Thank you!!!...

Started by Monica on 03/04/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/04/2009 by Monica

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March for Babies

I walking in the March for babies this year for the 3 rd year. This is year is extra special because we have our 29 weeker Haley walking with us. She has overcome a lot and we...

Started by Julie on 03/03/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/03/2009 by Julie

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NG Tube

My son was born at 33 weeks with severe IUGR due to my preeclampsia. He's 7 months old now and doing really well, aside from the fact that he has developed a major oral...

Started by Erica on 12/10/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/28/2009 by Della

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Madison

Madison was born Feb 27th 2007 and weighed 4lbs 1 oz.. she was 35 weeks.. I was in the process of getting an epi when they had me roll on my side and wow.. here she came.. so...

Started by Rebecca on 02/27/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/27/2009 by Rebecca

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skin to skin/kangaroo care

I just had a set of preemi twins. They were 9 weeks early and are just over 3lbs each. I was wondering if anyone else had done the skin to skin with there preemies? its when...

Started by Emily on 01/16/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/27/2009 by Sherry

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Cabin Fever

This is my first experience with a preemie. Haley is a 29 weeker who is currently 5 months old. She's been great and is very healthy. She avoided the flu that the rest of the...

Started by Julie on 02/25/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/27/2009 by Courtney

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My Crazy Story!

I was 34 weeks pregnant and went into labor on a Monday night! I blew it off until the next morning! I went to my Dr and he hooked me up to the monitor Tuesday morning! I was...

Started by Megan on 02/26/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/27/2009 by Courtney

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Question about corrected age

This may sound strange, but what is a corrected age? I keep seeing it on here, but I'm not sure how it is determined. My son was born at 35 weeks on Aug 10 (he was due Sept...

Started by Jen on 02/25/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/26/2009 by Jen

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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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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 4 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 4 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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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 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