Moms of Preemies

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

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Tummy Time/Crawling

My son is 9 months old, 7 months per his adjusted age. He has always HATED being on his belly- I think because of reflux. Tummy time is more like torture time for him. I want...

Started by Erica on 02/05/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2009 by Missy

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any advice for a grunting 6 week old?

i am breastfeeding and my 6 week old little gril is such a grunter like she strains to push anything out. My mum remembers that i was the same with her milk and she put me on...

Started by Jody on 01/30/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2009 by Aisha

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Laying my bed putting off LABOUR at 32 weeks !!

I'v been in my bed for 2 weeks now and goin insane lol I have 4 other children my oldest will be 18 next month and don't live at home! my 3 little boys however deffinatly live...

Started by May Short on 02/02/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2009 by Selena

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15 month old Twins getting circumsized????

My 15 month old twins are going to be circumcised next month. My doctor wouldn't do it at birth because they were preemies. Does anyone have any experience dealing with older...

Started by Angela on 02/04/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2009 by Jen

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4 preemies

i have had 4 children who were born premature. I become pregnant in 1997and being my first child i thought nothing could go wrong. I was 24 weeks and went to my rountine...

Started by Rebecca on 01/31/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/05/2009 by Rebecca

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mum of a 29 weeker

hi im chantelle, i have a very lovely boy who is 6months, he was born at 29 weeks with loads of problems, and at the end of it he has c.p need normal chat please thanks

Started by Chantelle on 12/05/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/04/2009 by Holly

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Feeling the strain

Hello everyone im looking for some advise as ive asked my health visitor and she was'nt that helpful, i have 3 children and my youngest Daisy-Jade is 8 months old now. She was...

Started by Samantha on 02/04/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/04/2009 by Kristina

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33 week, 1 day premature baby boy

i was just curious, my son was born early at 33 weeks, 1 day....i understand that every baby grows in different stages, but my son is now just over 6 weeks old and he is...

Started by Melissa on 02/01/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/04/2009 by Melissa

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My 29 week delivery story..

Kaden was in my belly for 7 whole months and I am 10 times more attached to him than I ever thought I would be. I don't think that I truely understood how everything...

Started by Kimberly on 02/02/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/02/2009 by Kimberly

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Steven-Johnson Syndrome....HELP!

Our 18mth old son has just been diagnosed with SJS and I'm kind of freaking out. All the info I've found so far has painted a pretty scary picture. Is there anyone that can tell...

Started by Keli on 02/02/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/02/2009 by Keli

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Going for a 2nd Child after a Preemie

My husband and I would like to have another child. Each time I think about it, though, I fear having another preemie and going through the same heartache of leaving my teenie...

Started by Michelle on 11/09/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/01/2009 by Amanda

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feeding disorders

Anyone out there have kiddos with hypersensitive gag reflexes? Mine's got a doozy. He will be 5 and is still eating the consistancy of stage 2. although he is in therapy, he...

Started by Tanja on 01/30/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/30/2009 by Tanja

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When are the first teeth coming?

Howdy everyone! My micro-preemie daughter was born at 25 weeks, came home a month and a half before her due date, and is now (calendar age) 15 months old. She went through a...

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

Last update on 01/29/2009 by Candice

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School is really not helping my son :(

Hi, I live in the UK and have a little boy, 8 tomorrow, who was 9 weeks premature. He has always been a little later than non preemie kids regarding the walking/talking stuff...

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

Last update on 01/29/2009 by Christy

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Hiccups

My son got the hiccups a lot while in his incubator in hospital. He seems to get them even more now we are home. He is now 6 months old and can get them 2 or 3 times a day....

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

Last update on 01/28/2009 by Rebecca

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Know any reasons for placental issues?

I have two sons.. both born premature (33 and 34 weeks). The first was born early due to a placental abruption and the second due to low amniotic fluid. Since I wasn't...

Started by Susan on 01/09/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/28/2009 by Susan

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Help. My 10 month old isn't gaining weight

My baby girl is now 10 months old, 7 months adjusted. she was born at 25w 2d. She has reflux ans is on nexium for it, and they believe she has a milk protein allegry and a...

Started by Yazmin 2 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 2 days ago by Yazmin

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Help. My 10 month old isn't gaining weight

My baby girl is now 10 months old, 7 months adjusted. she was born at 25w 2d. She has reflux ans is on nexium for it, and they believe she has a milk protein allegry and a...

Started by Yazmin 2 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 2 days ago by Yazmin

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Weird feeling

My baby girl was born at 32 weeks. She spent 7 days in the NICU and 13 days in the INTU. Only complications were breathing and eating. Well 2 years later she is just perfect....

Started by User on 10/10/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 10/10/2014 by User

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Baby finally comes home from NICU!

Our precious baby boy was born June 1, 2014. His due date was September 18,2014. He was a little over 2 months early. He weighed 3lbs 3oz and and was 16 1/2 long. He is truly...

Started by Dayana on 09/29/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 09/29/2014 by Dayana

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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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Heart decelerations

I'm in the hospital on bed rest due to the fact that my water broke early at 24 weeks today I'm 26 +4 days and when they monitor me the baby has been having heart decelerations...

Started by Taliah on 06/04/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 06/04/2014 by Taliah

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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 on 04/14/2014 by Alina

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Help for Tummy Troubles

My daughter is 4 months old (2 months adjusted) and is having some tummy troubles. She seems to experience pain after she finishes her bottles and there is a lot of gurgling....

Started by Yvette on 06/24/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/06/2014 by Yvette

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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 broke at 24 weeks

I'm having my 1st child and I'm scared out of my mind my water broke at 24 weeks I've been in the hospital on bed rest today I'm 26 weeks but at the last check there wasn't much...

Started by Taliah on 05/31/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/31/2014 by Taliah

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The day my world was changed

Hi, my name is Adi and I am the mother of Abigail and Uri. Uri was born after a high risk pregnancy at 35 weeks. Before my pregnancy with him, I gave birth to a 24 week baby...

Started by Adi on 05/02/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/02/2014 by Adi

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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 on 06/01/2014 by Tawanda

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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