Moms of Preemies

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

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March of Dimes

Hello, I was wondering if any of you are involved in March of Dimes or the Walk for Babies this year? There is a really great website: www.shareyourstory.org it is filled...

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

Last update on 02/15/2009 by User

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Anyone else's premie do this?

I was just curious if my son was the only REALLY eager one. We went for a 3D/4D ultrasound at 24 weeks and partway through my son flipped and lodged himself way down. I ended...

Started by Jen on 02/12/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/13/2009 by Missy

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When do your premies take off?

I have five children. My youngest was born at 26 weeks. She is now 9 months old. Although there is no permanent damage she is far behind on everything. She is still on oxygen,...

Started by Tia on 02/11/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/12/2009 by Tania

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Please help me...

Hi! I am new to this group. I have had 3 preemies (28, 32 and 30 weekers). I am in the process of putting together a website all about preemies and the NICU experience. I need...

Started by Christy on 01/29/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/12/2009 by Shirley

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Grinding teeth

My daughter is just about 11 months old and is working on getting her 5th tooth. She has the two front one's on the bottom and the top. Ever since she got the 2 top teeth, she...

Started by Becky on 02/06/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/11/2009 by Natasha

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passy

My baby was born 5 weeks early and after 17 long days in the hospital we were finally home. He's grown so much in the last few months and he's my little angel. He loves his...

Started by Agnes on 02/06/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/10/2009 by Agnes

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My Preemie Story (Had Baby, Lost Father)

This is taken from my blog on my Facebook profile: When we had the latest ultrasound done at Magee on Thursday, the technician again confirmed that my baby was very...

Started by Ashley on 02/06/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/09/2009 by Kirstin

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Hemangioma

My preemie will be 14 in two weeks and her hemangioma can still be felt at the top of her head -- anyone else have an older child with the same situation? The other little...

Started by User on 02/08/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/09/2009 by User

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2 month premature baby girl 3 lbs 8 oz

I had my first son at 5 weeks early well my second was my daughter and she was 2 months premature and only weighed 3lbs 8 oz i didnt really know what to expect they whisked me...

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

Last update on 02/09/2009 by Elora

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Anyone else that had Cholestasis?

I was very itchy from about 20 weeks on, but it was not until 3 doctors later that I finally convinced them to give me a blood test to confirm at about 33 weeks. I was induced...

Started by Kelly on 01/26/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/09/2009 by Nicky

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premmie next time as well?

hi there! i went into spontaneous labor at 28 weeks with my son and he arrived after a natural birth at 30 weeks. he is now a happy healthy 18 month old, and hubby and i are...

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

Last update on 02/07/2009 by Heather

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Illness & Preemies

I have 4 month old twins that were born premature. Do you find that your preemies catch colds and flus easier than most kids?

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

Last update on 02/07/2009 by Rachel

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2 preemies !

I have 2 boys (ages 21 & 8) They were both premature babies. In 1987 I was pregnant with twins & lost one in the 2nd trimester. Then went into labor at 28.4 wks. I was...

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

Last update on 02/06/2009 by Amanda

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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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18 weeks water broke...

I am currently 19 weeks pregnant my water broke almost a week ago... I am looking for advice or experiences ... Trying to hold on to hope and keep the faith I can make it to 24...

Started by Valarie on 04/20/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Valarie

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18 weeks water broke...

I am currently 19 weeks pregnant my water broke almost a week ago... I am looking for advice or experiences ... Trying to hold on to hope and keep the faith I can make it to 24...

Started by Valarie on 04/20/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Valarie

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18 weeks water broke...

I am currently 19 weeks pregnant my water broke almost a week ago... I am looking for advice or experiences ... Trying to hold on to hope and keep the faith I can make it to 24...

Started by Valarie on 04/20/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Valarie

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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 04/17/2015 by Franetta

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18 weeks water broke...

I am currently 19 weeks pregnant my water broke almost a week ago... I am looking for advice or experiences ... Trying to hold on to hope and keep the faith I can make it to 24...

Started by Valarie on 04/20/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Valarie

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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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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_muggia on 05/02/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/02/2014 by Adi_muggia

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Progesterone Shots to avoid preterm delivery

I had lost my baby in July 2013 who was delivered at 26 weeks, he lived for 8 days, he was very strong baby and able to use the c pap to breath from the 3rd day, however he got...

Started by Tamtam on 12/02/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/23/2015 by Sarah

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Feedings

My daughter was 9 weeks early and is now 4 months old, but I'm not sure she is eating enough. She only eats 2 to 5 ounces every 3 to 4 hours. When did you start your babies on...

Started by Trista on 07/02/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/25/2015 by Jeniferangels

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Feeding schedule for my 3mo

My daughter was born at 34w at 5lbs she is now 11lbs and I ep and she eats about 4oz. Is this the right amount to be giving her? And my other question is. How much did your 34...

Started by User on 01/21/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/02/2015 by Brittany

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preemie baby

Moms is it just me or does everytime you take your baby in public you always get asked your babies age and then told how tiny your baby is. It happens to me alot. My baby is 4...

Started by Shanice on 01/17/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/23/2015 by Jeniferangels

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My preemie

My daughter was born at 27 weeks. 1lb 11.5oz 12inch long. She is now 4mnths (corrected age one month) weighing 8lbs 3oz. She is starting to coo and is trying to lift her head...

Started by Shanice on 01/17/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 04/06/2015 by Brittany

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First time G-Tube mom help

Any one going through or even have BEEN through the process of your child getting a g-tube?? My youngest daughter was born at 24 weeks, and was having eating issues since she...

Started by Bri Lee on 01/19/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/24/2015 by Nicole

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When did your preemie crawl?

Hi, my baby boy is almost 9 months actual and 6 months corrected. He is showing no signs of crawling.. I try and do tummy time with him but he doesn't like it and just rolls...

Started by Zahrah on 12/15/2014 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/24/2015 by Meagan

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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 11/22/2014 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 User

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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 04/20/2015 by Hannah