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....


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


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



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...


Hi just want ed to introduce myself

Hi everyone I am new here so I am going to introduce myself I am a SAHM.. I have had 2 micro preemies one at 25 weeks and one at 26 weeks my first little one was an amazing...


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,...


Anyone at home and on oxygen?

My baby boy was 2 lbs 4oz at 28 weeks gestation. We went through PDA surgery, 5 weeks on the ventilator, a severe Staph Infection, and he is now home and on oxygen. How are...

Started by Cari on 01/08/2010 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/09/2010 by Cari


24 weeker

Does the turmoil ever seem to cease? We have been through so much! We went to the hospital at 20 weeks and delivered at 24. We have had a vast majority of problems and an...

Started by Shavon on 02/08/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 02/17/2009 by Rose


Micropreemie with Chronic Lung Disease

My baby was born at 27 weeks but with IUGR was 1 pound 3 ounces. She now has CLD. A month ago while still in the NICU she got the Rhino virus (common cold) and it put her back...


Pre-Term Babies with NEC

Our baby born in June develped NEC after 5 days in the NICU. He had surgeries to remove, and reconnect half of his bowels and now has what is considered "short-gut syndrome" or...


Vocal cord problems

Hey there, just wondering if anyone else has a baby that has problems with their vocal cords due to ventilation. Sam was born at 23 weeks and is now 2 1/2 yrs . His vocal cords...


Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

I was just wondering if anyone else has been diagnosed with their devastating disease! We were diagnosed at 16 weeks had the ablation surgery at 17 weeks, and with pre-term...

Started by Kara on 07/02/2009 in Twins

Last update on 07/07/2009 by JoAnn


Premie Baby born in 1080

Hello everyone, I'm a mom of a 28 year old pre trem baby. My son was born 32 weeks. he was born with a grade four bleed in his brain,that left him with hydrocephalis. He also...


Medical neglegance???

Hello everyone, I wondered if anyone else experienced medical neglegance to their baby whilst they were in the NICU?? My daughter was born at 27 weeks and became extremely...


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...