Moms of Preemies

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

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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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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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Please help!

Hey parents, I have a 6 month old son who was born 6 weeks early. He weighs over 18lb currently so he is a good eater. He wakes up multiple times a night for a bottle, but he...

Started by Erica 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Erica

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7 weeks premature infant boy

He's in the NICU and is hardly awake and has serious issues with bottle feeding... Is this normal for and should we start to worry

Started by Jason on 05/14/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/14/2015 by Jason

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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 05/15/2015 by Vaness

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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 05/15/2015 by Vaness

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Please help!

Hey parents, I have a 6 month old son who was born 6 weeks early. He weighs over 18lb currently so he is a good eater. He wakes up multiple times a night for a bottle, but he...

Started by Erica 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Erica

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Anyone using WeightAtBirth?

Hi everyone, I was wondering if any of you have used an app called WeightAtBirth that claims it may predict the baby's weight at birth. The maker of the app says it uses...

Started by Laura on 01/24/2015 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/24/2015 by Laura

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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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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 Bri Lee

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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 Bri Lee

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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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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 05/07/2015 by RYLIE

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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 05/17/2015 by Maryann

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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