How much did your prem baby weigh, how early was he/she and were they born naturally or by secton
Claire - posted on 08/09/2009
my first prem was my second chil and she was born 12 weeks early weighing 2pound and she was born naturall but she is now 5years and 8 month and in prep then my 3rd child was born 10 weeks early by an emergency c section and was 3 pound 11 ounces and he is now 4years ans 4 months starting kinda next year then my 5th chid was 6 weeks early by and emergancy c section weighing 5 pound and is now 11 months and 1 week
Jennifer - posted on 08/08/2009
My daughter Sanai was born at 29 weeks,11 weeks early. She weighed 2lbs 10.5 oz. She was born naturally and stayed in the NICU for 6 weeks. sanai is 6 months now and weighs 16 pounds. She is doing fantastic hope all is well with your daughter :-)
Karen - posted on 08/07/2009
My first child which was a boy, was born at 25 weeks gestation and weighed 1lb 15 ounces, my second child which was a girl was born at 33 weeks gestation and weighed 4lbs 4 ounces. My son was born naturally and my daughter was born by emergency c-section
Rachel - posted on 08/07/2009
My son Owen is now 10 days old. He was born 2lb. 5oz, 14" long naturally and vaginally. I had been in the hospital for 3 1/2 weeks on bedrest due to a placental abruption and had spent the 2 days prior to his birth in the high risk unit on magnesium sulfate (EWWWWWW) to halt the contractions. He is now 2lb. 9oz, taking feeds through a feeding tube and breathing on his own. He'll spend at least 8 more weeks in the NICU.
Sheila - posted on 08/03/2009
My daughter, Bethany was born on 7-27-09. She was 3 weeks and 4 days early. She weighed a healthy 7lbs, 9 oz. and 20 inches long. So she was healthy thankfully. She was born naturally. I feel very lucky that she was born healthy.
Brook - posted on 08/03/2009
I had my son, Dawson, at 30 weeks 5 days gestation. He was a little over 2 months early. He weighed 4lbs 11oz and was 17.5in long. I am a diabetic, so that's the reason he was fairly bigger than what a normal preterm baby would have been at that time. I had him naturally. He came early due to placenta abruption.
Heidi - posted on 08/03/2009
my little poppy was born at 35wks + 4days, delivered by emergancy c-section as i developed HELLP syndrome and unstable gestational diabtes, she weigh4lb and 11oz 46cm long. she had to be retrived to the main children's hospital in town 30 mins away to be placed into NICU to be ventalated. thankfully she only spent 5 daysthere and then 1.5 weeks in the nursery. she had slight feeding issues until 10 wks of age when she totaly refused and now feed by a nasal gastric tube. they are doing tests but they think it is a severe reflux syndrome. hopefully we work it out soon so she can start feeding like a normal baby!
madelaine faith was born at 29 weeks gestaion.she spent a long 3 months in the nicu and when they sent me home she went into cardict arrest a day later.they said she wouldnt make it and my family told me to pull the plugs on her...she is 3 years old now and my perfect litle angel.no health problems...shes perfect
Sarah - posted on 08/01/2009
My son was born at 35 weeks weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces, my daughter was born at 35 weeks and 4 days, she weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces. I had gestional diabetes and high blood pressure, and other pregnancy complications,with both and was on full bed rest from 10 weeks with both. I was induce with both because of the high blood pressure, my son was born natural with out any drugs, after 8 hours of labor, my daughter was born by emergency c-section after 15 hours of labor.
Morgan - posted on 07/31/2009
My son Tristan who is now almost 9 months old was born 2 months early. i didnt know i was in labor and when i got to the hospital they told me that my water broke and i was having my baby that day. i was in labor for about an hour, i had him natural, (no medication) he was 3 pounds 13 ounces. Every thing happened so fast.
my daughter was born 33 weeks/7 weeks early + the day before my baby shower.
she was 3lbs 1oz + 16in long
she got to come home from the NICU around 3 weeks
she's now just over a month old + is 4lbs 15oz + 18.25in long
I delivered naturally.
There were no anesthetics involved because the labor went too fast!
Water broke at 4:30am, Got to the hospital at 5:00am, Birth was at 6:38am
By the time the guy for the epidural got into the room, they were handing her to him to set on the warming table.
Amanda - posted on 07/28/2009
I had Cameron 2 months early, he was 2.9 pounds, very small, but with big will power. He came on breathing and crying, never had any kind of oxygen or anything. He was born by c-section, but I did have the two shots that help with his lung development. Now he is one and doing great.
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