Moms of Preemies

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

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Breastfeeding a preemie

My son was born at 32 weeks, weighing 3lbs 6oz. He is now almost 8 weeks old. I've chosen to breastfeed, but am having a tough time. Did you breastfeed? What challenges have...

Started by Kristi on 02/14/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/20/2009 by Lacey

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Pathologist BILLS!!

We have bills from pathologists from my daughter's 2 months and 10 days stay at the hospital ($$$) and my recent delivery of my second daughter ($). Insurance says "A...

Started by Sarah on 03/09/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/20/2009 by Susan

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Breastfeeding a Preemie.

My 33 weeker is now 4 months old and I have been pumping this entire time. I want to breastfeed but she doesn't seem to want to. She can and will latch on once in a while, but...

Started by Chona on 03/14/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/19/2009 by Christine

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Potty Training

Ellie is more than ready for training now she points to her nappy if she has pooed and if she is in the nude she will grab a nappy and pee on it but she isnt talking yet so dont...

Started by Ami on 03/19/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/19/2009 by Ami

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RSV and Synagis

My son was born 10 weeks premature last August. Since he was born right before RSV season, the doctors/professionals advised us to keep him at home as much as possible, stay...

Started by Kelly on 03/01/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/14/2009 by Pamela

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SLOW SPEECH

My son is 3 and 9 months. He was 8 weeks prem and is number 5 child. As we live in France he is at French Playgroup. He understands everything we say in english and French but...

Started by Martine on 02/23/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/13/2009 by Martine

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Sleeping

Hi everyone, a quick question, My daughter Melanie was born at 31 weeks, she is 3 months old right now but she cant stop crying, does anyone have any idea how to help.I've...

Started by Pilar on 03/09/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/12/2009 by Robyn

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Vision Problems

Does anyone have a preemie with vision problems? My son was born at 26 wks (16 yrs ago) and has limited vision in one eye and blind in the other due to a detached retina.

Started by Holly on 03/05/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/12/2009 by Melinda

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2009 March for Babies

Hi everyone!! I just wanted to let you all know that we lucky enough to be able to do something really cool this year! We are the Ambassador Family for the Amarillo Area March...

Started by Leasa on 03/08/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/12/2009 by Melinda

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Should I be concerned

my daughter just turned1 on Saturday.She was born 6 weeks early. Today she had her 12 month checkup and the doctor is concerned because she thinks she isnt crawling like she...

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

Last update on 03/11/2009 by Jennifer

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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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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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 days ago by Irene

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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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 days ago by Irene

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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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 days ago by Irene

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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 5 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 5 days ago by Irene

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Started by Cassandra on 04/20/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/20/2016 by Cassandra

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Constipation and older preemies

My 6 year old daughter was born at 27.5 weeks. She has aspergers and sensory issues. While she had to have a feeding tube, as a baby she never seemed to have problems with her...

Started by Elizabeth on 04/17/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/17/2016 by Elizabeth

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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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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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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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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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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 Audrianna5091 on 03/06/2016 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/05/2016 by Audrianna5091

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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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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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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 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 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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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 02/07/2014 by Vicky

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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