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Mommies of Preemies

For mothers of premature babies (and mothers of all sorts-new and experienced- -infants, toddlers, and older children included) seeking answers and advice, needing support or just want to chat and share ideas, experiences, updates, pictures, and info about their sweeties!


diaper rash 1 week old preemie

My baby was born at 33 weeks. I noticed that she is starting to get diaper rash in the crease of her legs and on her little bottom. I was scared to put anything on it because I...


Kangaroo Care

Did any of you moms do kangaroo care with your preemie? If not, did the NICU staff inform you on kangaroo care, what it is and the benefits?


little boy was born at 28 weeks.

My baby is almost 41 weeks now and I'd really like to breastfeed! He seems to like his bottle more! I've seen an LC, tried everything I can read up on.....but it seems like he...


how long do your babies sleep?

My son (who is almost 4 mos old now) has been sleeping through the entire night with us since he was 2months old. He can sleep for like 12 hours straight. Is this normal?!?!


Cold Little Hands

Kind of random, but I was curious if any other moms notice that their baby has really cold hands like all the time? I know my (almost) 5 month old son does! Any ideas why this...


Funny Labor Stories to Share???

I sure got one! Since I was going into preterm labor, my husband was a wreck! Plus, it was our first baby. I had driven to the hospital by myself, checked in by myself, and my...


should my baby be staring at faces

Hello, my baby was born at 35 weeks and is now 3 months old, so about 2 months adjusted. she is not really staring at faces and isnt interested in toys. She will stare at lights...


Signs of speech problems

My 2 year old was born 11 weeks premature and he is having issues catching up language wise. A 2 year old should be able to say 2-3 word sentences he can only say about 30 words...


Miscarriage after c-section?

DS1 was born Nov '09 at 32 weeks via emerg c-section. We were overjoyed to be pregnant with #2 & have just miscarried at 9+ weeks. Has anyone else experienced miscarriage after...


Expecting Jan '10, Born Nov '09

My daughter was due January 26, 2010 and was born November 15, 2009. I had low fluid my entire pregnancy and was admitted to the hospital on October 27th when my water broke....


Car Seats - NEED HELP!

So my son is 9 months old now and weighs about 19lbs and is 27in long. He's still in a rear facing seat, but I was just curious when he should be sitting in a bigger car seat...


how likely?

Hello. I have a set of almost 20 month old b/g twins, and they were six weeks early. I am pregnant with number three, and am due on July 13th with a planned c-section. I'm...


ER visits

well, me being a first time mommy of a preemie, everything is a little scary!! can't blame me and i know yall mommy's won't!! but, yesterday, as i was feeding my son, i looked...


Cranial Stinosis, prayer request

So, my son is now 5 months old (born 4 wks early, weighing 4lbs 13oz) and has always had a very small soft spot on top, and his dad was diagnosed with cranial stinosis (born...