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Reg Lean Legs and Hands

sumathij
  • By sumathij · New reply 8:42 am
  • Discussion in 33-36 week preemies · 1 reply
  • Hi All, Our baby delivered at 36 weeks (showing only 33 weeks growth IUGR) with a weight of 3lb 13 ounce. Now he is three weeks old and gaining weight slowly(now around 4lb 14 ounce. But his legs and ...

Short long bones

Murielle73
  • By Murielle73 · New reply 4:57 am
  • Discussion in Preemie pregnancy · 6 replies
  • Hi, After browsing the internet to find answers, I just get really frustrating as I can't find any to my problem. I am now 33 weeks pregnant and last week had an amniocentesis as it has been discovered ...

Abuse or disease?

Jenn2174
  • By Jenn2174 · New reply yesterday at 9:53 pm
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 6 replies
  • I am the mom of a preemie that is almost 3 years old. My Son is adopted but I am not asking questions about my son I am asking about a friend who has a 5 month old Micro Preemie that needs help. My friends ...

Does sex make baby to move?

Anshparents
  • By Anshparents · Posted yesterday at 3:21 pm
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 0 replies
  • Hello, I am 35 weeks pregnant. Baby is extremely low in pelvis area and head down position. want to induce a labor naturally after 37 weeks. Question is Does sex make baby to move from this position ...

34 week (2 week adjusted) when will she smile?!

haycru13
  • By haycru13 · New reply yesterday at 12:56 pm
  • Discussion in 33-36 week preemies · 6 replies
  • I have a 2 month old (2 week adjusted) baby girl and just wondering if anyone has any advice or stories on their preemies developmental milestones. 3 of my close friends all have new full term babies ...

Breastfeeding preemie. What to expect?

Dupree85
  • By Dupree85 · New reply yesterday at 11:53 am
  • Discussion in In the NICU/PICU · 6 replies
  • My preemie will start breastfeeding next week. Would should I expect ...

My preemie story :)

Dupree85
  • By Dupree85 · New reply yesterday at 9:12 am
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • It seems like the time for my little girl to come home is fast approaching. It has been a long journey, but totally worth it. She was born 55 days ago February 20, 2014 at 1lb 11oz. Now she is a whopping ...

NICU stay is overwhelming me...

MommieX3
  • By MommieX3 · New reply yesterday at 1:35 am
  • Discussion in In the NICU/PICU · 12 replies
  • Hello..I have written before about the trials of my Ladybug..well since her transfer to another hospital (2hrs away) things have not be going the best.. She was transferred the end of February and has ...

Recommendations

blankenship5214
  • By blankenship5214 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in At home (years 1-5) · 5 replies
  • Hi all, possible big move in our future at the end of the summer to a suburb of Las Vegas. Looking for recommendations on hospitals, drs- and what specialty you see them for, groups, programs, anything ...

33 weeker with IUGR

iluvmysweettea
  • By iluvmysweettea · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 4 replies
  • I had my son via c section Monday. He was 33w0d and has IUGR. He weighed 2lbs11oz and 14 3/4 inches long. I had gotten the steroid shots for his lungs and after he was born he was basically breathing ...

cervix has stop dilating. how to induce a labor naturally?

Anshparents
  • By Anshparents · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 3 replies
  • Hello, I am 34 weeks and 4 days pregnant for the first time. my cervix was short (0.4cm) at 27 weeks, I was on modified bed rest for couple of weeks and I started walking from 32 weeks. Now, my cervix ...

Need advice about insurance in the time of pregnancy

monim
  • By monim · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 1 reply
  • Next month I am going to Germany with my husband. I am 26 weeks pregnant. What would be best for me travel insurance or health insurance? I am not sure does German government provide health insurance ...

My preemies

laniemae45
  • By laniemae45 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Introduce your very important preemie (VIP) · 6 replies
  • Hello everyone, my name is Melanie and I am a 24 year old mother of 3! My first son was born when I was 21 weeks pregnant due to an unexpected placental abruption. He was born 12/21/2008 at 14.7 ounces ...

Cervix Length measurement through pregnancy

KellieRod
  • By KellieRod · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 2 replies
  • Hello, Does anyone know of any resources of what the cervix length should be during each week of pregnancy? I tried to look it up but could not find anything. I can of course ask my OB but was just curious ...

Trach baby transportation?

Morebluetiful
  • By Morebluetiful · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 0 replies
  • Hello, I am hoping to find some tips from parents of trach babies. My godson was just discharged home (10 months old) with a trach/vent. The hospital sent him home with a large red wagon to transport ...

Keranee is Home

Rigs-MeeMee
  • By Rigs-MeeMee · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • My daughter Caitlin had a baby at 26 weeks. I just wanted to let everyone know that she is home now. She gets daily vitamins, and caffeine. How long were 26 weekers usually on caffeine? She is also on ...

Former 28 wkr twin mom in need of milestone experiences, please!

Marisadj
  • By Marisadj · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in At home (years 1-5) · 8 replies
  • Hi all - I'm interested in hearing your experiences with reaching milestones. The real life stories are always so helpful. My 28 weeker twins are almost 10 mo (7 adj) and sitting (!!) but not great on ...

IUGR preemies and breastfeeding, first time mom

Forestbliss
  • By Forestbliss · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 13 replies
  • Curious to hear stories of other first time moms with preemies and their breastfeeding. Just when do first time mom's start being able to produce milk? Can't seem to find much info on this. I'm currently ...

I am so scared, could it be NEC

skhan011
  • By skhan011 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Preemies with feeding issues · 15 replies
  • Hi, I gave birth to my daughter at 31.2 weeks and she weighed 1500 grams. I am from USA but currently live in Denmark. She was born on March 22nd and today is 17 days old. She has been doing so well ...

Feeling Discouraged

ajk611
  • By ajk611 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 6 replies
  • I'm having a hard time waiting for our little one to meet milestones. She was born 30 wk 6 days and her adjusted age is 9 days. I know I need to consider her a newborn but it's so hard to watch other ...