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Reg Stem cells for Preemies

sumathij
  • By sumathij · Posted yesterday at 10:26 pm
  • In 33-36 week preemies · 0 replies
  • Hello All, We took stem cell banking for our preemie born at 36 weeks(with growth showing only 33 weeks). We got the report today which says that the cord blood amount is pretty low, not matching with ...

Preemie Grunting, Moaning, pushing with hands

skhan011
  • By skhan011 · Posted yesterday at 3:01 pm
  • In In the NICU/PICU · 0 replies
  • Hi, I have a preemie who is 36 weeks in two days. She non stops grunts, moans, twists turns fights with hands when she is about to fall asleep and also when she is tube feeding. these gestures and signs ...

Feeding my preemie

ethansmomii
  • By ethansmomii · Posted yesterday at 9:09 am
  • In Open discussion · 6 replies
  • At 10 wks I was feeding my 29 weeker rice cereal in his milk just 1/2 a tsp for every oz. then at 14 wks I was already putting flavor in his formula by mixing half a jar (1oz) of apples in his milk at ...

Subchorionic hematoma and short cervix

jessdcary
  • By jessdcary · Posted April 21, 2014
  • In Preemie pregnancy · 4 replies
  • I went in for a follow up scan today and much to my surprise my cervical length was only measuring 2.5 cm it should be 3-5 cm I also have a subchronic hematoma which is measuring 8.5cm x 6 I have a massive ...

Has anyone dealt with negative reactions due to recent immunizations.

Dupree85
  • By Dupree85 · Posted April 21, 2014
  • In In the NICU/PICU · 8 replies
  • My 25 weeker is now 34 weeks and she recently received her immunizations. The day she received her immunizations she had two bradys episodes and desated 10 times. She has not had any brady's episodes ...

Therapy

arthur78
  • By arthur78 · Posted April 21, 2014
  • In Open discussion · 3 replies
  • Hi everyone, Hope everyone is doing well. We have our first real therapy session later this week. We had our paperwork meeting last week, and the therapist is a super nice lady. I am just trying to get ...

Starting solids

elseena
  • By elseena · Posted April 19, 2014
  • In Preemie tips · 3 replies
  • 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 April 19, 2014
  • In 33-36 week preemies · 3 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 April 19, 2014
  • In 33-36 week preemies · 6 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 · 5 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 · 3 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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