pda surgery/scar??

My baby is a 26 weeker she weighd 1pound 9 ounces. She took medicine to close her pda bt it was unsuccessful now they are opting for sugery. Has anyone been thru this? How did...

Started by Saquinta on 11/25/2013 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/13/2013 by Randi


PDA Ligation

Has anyone's baby had a PDA ligation which resulted in vocal cord paralysis? We are awaiting a swallow study to see if my son who has left vocal cord paralysis is aspirating....


Nissen Fundoplication and Gastronomy Surgery

My daughter was born at 26 weeks , and has been in the NICU for 19 weeks. She has had a PDA ligation, lung remodeling because of chronic lung disease, and she now has to have...

Started by Crystal on 01/24/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/22/2010 by Crystal


Introduce yourself

My name is Wanda. My son Jeffrey was born at 25 weeks, weighting only 1 lb 13 oz. He spent 114 days in the hospital. He had a lot of problems with apenea, NEC and countless...



I had my identical twin (twin 2 twin transusion syndrome) girls 4 weeks ago at 30 weeks gestation, weighing 1250kg and the little one only 740 grams, the bigger one is doing...


25 week preemie NEC and other problems

My son Xander was born March 2, 2012 at 25 weeks 2 day he was 1lb 12oz and 12.5 inches long.. He has had many issues grade3/4 IVH which has caused many seizures, 2 lung bleeds,...


8 Months old still in the NICU on vent

My son Mathew was born at 24 weeks he was 1 lb 7 oz and 11 in long. He is now 8 months old he is 16 lbs and 24 in and still in the NICU. He has had PDA Surgery, grade 4 brain...

Started by Brittany on 12/27/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/24/2012 by Cristy


Thank you for joining!

Hello there moms! thank you for joining Moms of Preterm Babies Community. I\'m glad you have responded. Please take time to share your experiences with your premies. Lets...


how long did your babies stay in the NICU

I am 33 weeks wih twins... I went into preterm labor earlier this week, but am back home still pregnant. My twins weigh 3.11lbs and 4.5lbs. I was wondering how many weeks you...

Started by Kary on 04/16/2010 in Twins

Last update on 06/28/2011 by Leisa


When did you have your baby?

My son jacob was born 16 weeks premature. It has been a long road since he was born on 21st April 2010. He has suffered from premature lungs, pneumonia, infections, inability to...