New to group... Had a preemie

Leslie - posted on 08/11/2011 ( 4 moms have responded )

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I had my baby girl at 30w6d on 11-27 I was due 1-30. She spent 1 month in the nicu, came home 2 days after Christmas!! She weighed 2lb 13 oz at birth.. 4lb 7 coming home she's up to 14 pounds now. Lily is crawling all over the place exploring the house, trying to keep up with big brother (2)

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Christie - posted on 02/02/2012

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My son Jamin is a preemie he was born November 1st 2010 and was supposed to be due Febuary 15 2011 he was born at 24 weeks weighed 1lb 5 oz and 11 inches long! He spent 5 months in the NICU and when he came home he weighed 5lbs 2oz! He only spent a week at home and was hospitalized again and we spent another 4 months in the Stollery children's hospital! After that he's been in and out! He is now 15 months weighs 12lbs and is 24 inches long, his abilities are that of a baby of about 2 months! He is blind, deaf, has bowl problems, has a shunt for hydrocephalus, is still on Oxygen and feeds by a feeding tube implanted in his tummy! He is back in hospital for more surgery right now number 14, he is a handfull but his dad and I and his 2 brothers and 2 sisters love him very much!

Anne - posted on 09/09/2011

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My baby boy was born 11-2 Not due til 12-18 he spent some time in the NICU too and now is crawling everywhere tryin' to keep up with his big brother who just turned 2 on the third and was also a preemie.

Samantha - posted on 09/08/2011

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my sister had twins both born at 30 weeks and one was 2 14 and the other was 2 1 and the were in the nicu for a month to a month n a half now there 16 months and all over the place!

Lori - posted on 08/16/2011

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So glad to hear she's doing well. Welcome to the group. My daughter was born 11-19 only a few days early. I just had her in for her 9 month check up and she's up to 20 lbs now. I also have a 3 year old daughter who loves to play with her baby sister (play with, steal toys from, push around, drag where she wants her to go - if I'm not careful, etc.) We just had to pull out the baby gates to keep the little one from trying to crawl down the stairs all the time.

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