Moms of Preemies

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

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sitting up on her own

my daughter maria was born a month early .she is 7 months old and is still not sitting up on her own. should i be worried about this ?

Started by Annamay on 01/22/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/23/2009 by Amy

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Question ...

Scarlett was born at 33 weeks and is currently almost 3 weeks old. Every dr we've spoken to (the peditrician and the NICU dr) says we should treat her like a regular newborn in...

Started by Kelly on 11/19/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/23/2009 by Tiffany

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soilds

when should i introduce solids too my baby, she was 10wks prem. now four months old?

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

Last update on 01/23/2009 by Abi

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Premies Born of Placental Abruption..

I had placental abruption with my first Avery, She was 34 weeks and 6 days and i started gushing blood i didnt know it was blood at first so i rean to the bathroom and sat on...

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

Last update on 01/23/2009 by Meredith

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did/do you breastfeed?

We're trying but Haley still needs fortifier so I can only breast feed 3-4 times a day and I still have to pump all the time. Lately she's been crying when I first put her on...

Started by Julie on 12/09/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/22/2009 by Tamara

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What a wonderful community!

Hi everyone; My Ella was born at 25 weeks, 4 days, on Oct. 24, 2007. She was 1 pound, 7 ounces. She spent 65 days in the hospital after my healthy, normal, midwife-guided...

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

Last update on 01/20/2009 by Christina

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Wrong group

Some reason this group is a part of my community. I didn't have a preemie. Could someone please help me in how to delete it. Thanks and God Bless all those babies

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

Last update on 01/20/2009 by Amanda

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Any ideas on building up immune systems!!!!PLEASE

My little Miracle Ian was born 9 weeks early due to me having preeclampsia!!! He was 2lbs 10.5 ozs! He was only on the oxygen for a couple hours and CPAP for 2 days he was on an...

Started by Melanie on 01/13/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/19/2009 by Deangela-Deanne

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Want to share your story?

I had a pretty good pregnancy until i took the triple screen test.. the results came back 1/50 chance of downs syndrome. I was sent to a specialist where they did an ultrasound...

Started by Heather on 01/11/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/17/2009 by Melanie

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Anyone still look back and cry??

I had a beautiful baby girl at 33 weeks. She stayed in the NICU for exactly 2 weeks and came home happy and healthy. She was a very healthy preemie and basically stayed in the...

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

Last update on 01/17/2009 by Fleur

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Bed Wetting

My young Daughter who was a Preemie is still wetting the bed, but the problem is that she does not care that she does it. Is there any advise out there that can help me with...

Started by Patricia on 01/15/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/17/2009 by Patricia

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How to cope?

My daughter was born 7 weeks early. Her first birthday is in less than a month! She's a happy, healthy, beautiful baby girl and I thought I was over the stress of her birth,...

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

Last update on 01/17/2009 by Chrystal

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Hellp Disease

Did anyone have their baby early due to Hellp?

Started by Kristina on 11/22/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/17/2009 by Lindsay

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Pre-eclampsia

Hi! I developed pre-eclampsia in the 32nd week of pregnancy and had to deliver my daughter at 33 weeks. She was in the NICU for a month and we've only recently brought her...

Started by Alessandra on 01/14/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/15/2009 by Tracey

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Preemie due to previa??

I am currently 24 wks along and have not delivered yet, but I have a complete previa and the doctor has said she will not allow me to go past 36 wks, and i will deliver with a...

Started by Jessica on 01/13/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/14/2009 by Jessica

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How Would you Feel or Handle Rude Comments

Strangers ask me frequently how old my son is all the time. At 8 or 9 months of his DOB he weighted 17 to 18 lbs and was 27 inches tall. He was teething too and was not eating...

Started by Kelley 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Kelley

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How Would you Feel or Handle Rude Comments

Strangers ask me frequently how old my son is all the time. At 8 or 9 months of his DOB he weighted 17 to 18 lbs and was 27 inches tall. He was teething too and was not eating...

Started by Kelley 3 days ago in Moms Of Preemies

Last update 3 days ago by Kelley

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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 3 days ago by Alina

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20 weeks on bedrest for incompetent cervix

Baby and i just turn 20 weeks friday but sadly found out that i have an incompetent cervix and now i am on bedrest at home. Im scared for my baby. This is my first pregnancy. I...

Started by Jaimie on 05/05/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 07/28/2013 by Doreen

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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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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 3 days ago by Alina

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Emotions - How did you feel?

In the NICU, what would have be helpful where your emotions are/were concerned. What could the hospital have done better to support with the emotional trauma of the NICU? How...

Started by Monisha on 07/10/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 08/11/2013 by Monisha

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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 breaking at 22 weeks?

I am 22wks 5days, and think my water may have broken. There has been trickling of clear/very light whitish fluid, and feels like more than just urine when I pee. Has anyone...

Started by Laura on 10/20/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/03/2013 by Kelly

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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 2 days ago by Alina

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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