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Starting solids

elseena
  • By elseena · Posted yesterday at 9:50 pm
  • In Preemie tips · 1 reply
  • Our 29 weeker is now nearly 6 mos adjusted and 9 mos actual. Our pediatrician feels strongly that she ahould be on solids I wanted to hold off because I am looming at her adjusted, not actual age. Anyway ...

Cold during breastfeed

sumathij
  • By sumathij · Posted yesterday at 3:44 pm
  • In 33-36 week preemies · 2 replies
  • Hello All, Having an 3 week old IUGR baby delivered at 36 weeks. I am breastfeeding for more than 2.5 weeks, now got cold ): Shall i continue the breastfeeding? Baby already having cold(using nasal drops ...

Reg Lean Legs and Hands

sumathij
  • By sumathij · Posted yesterday at 12:07 am
  • In 33-36 week preemies · 5 replies
  • 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 ...

Does sex make baby to move?

Anshparents (Inactive)
  • By Anshparents (Inactive) · Posted April 18, 2014
  • In Open discussion · 1 reply
  • 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 ...

Need advice about insurance in the time of pregnancy

monim
  • By monim · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Open discussion · 4 replies
  • 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 ...

Trach baby transportation?

Morebluetiful
  • By Morebluetiful · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Open discussion · 3 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 ...

Breastfeeding preemie. What to expect?

Dupree85
  • By Dupree85 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In In the NICU/PICU · 7 replies
  • My preemie will start breastfeeding next week. Would should I expect ...

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

haycru13
  • By haycru13 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • 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 ...

Short long bones

Murielle73
  • By Murielle73 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In Preemie pregnancy · 7 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 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In Open discussion · 8 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 ...

Cervix Length measurement through pregnancy

KellieRod
  • By KellieRod · Posted April 16, 2014
  • 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 ...

Kelley Benham's Story about her 23 6/7 weeker

shine718
  • By shine718 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Open discussion · 0 replies
  • Kelley Benham is a journalist in Florida and has written a series of articles about having a baby born at 23 6/7. She articulates so well the emotions that go along with having a baby born on the edge ...

Feeding program recommendations

mamarogers
  • By mamarogers · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Preemies with feeding issues · 2 replies
  • So i'm interested in hearing peoples experiences with feeding programs. I'm thinking this might be a good thing for my daughter but our state doesn't have any feeding courses just a 2 hr clinic. I've ...

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

Anshparents (Inactive)
  • By Anshparents (Inactive) · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Open discussion · 4 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 ...

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blankenship5214
  • By blankenship5214 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • 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 ...

Preemie & Formula

skhan011
  • By skhan011 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In In the NICU/PICU · 5 replies
  • Hi, My almost 35 week old baby girl has started on formula for past several days called Pre Nan in europe. She was born at 31.2 and has been on donors BM and some of my BM that i could pump which is almost ...

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traceymans
  • By traceymans · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Open discussion · 3 replies
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29 weeker had pneumothorax now 9 months old with chest infection

lauraemily
  • By lauraemily · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Introduce your very important preemie (VIP) · 1 reply
  • My little lady was born at 29+4 and had a right sided pneumothorax. Shes now 9 months old and developes a cold this one has gone to her chest so I took her to the doctor. She spent ages listening to her ...

Should my 3 yr get a feeding tube

mamarogers
  • By mamarogers · Posted April 13, 2014
  • In Preemies with feeding issues · 8 replies
  • So my 31 week preemie is now a 3 and half year old. She is amazing and hitting all her developmental milestones so far. Her only issue is that she is just 22 pounds. We've had blood tests wit her GI ...

IUGR Baby having cold

sumathij
  • By sumathij · Posted April 13, 2014
  • In 33-36 week preemies · 6 replies
  • Hi, Our kid is an IUGR delivered around 33 weeks and discharged after a week in NICU. Now he is two weeks old and got severe cold.. Doctor suggested not to give any medications and asked us to use only ...

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