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Need advice about insurance in the time of pregnancy

monim
  • By monim · Posted 2:21 am
  • 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 ...

Trach baby transportation?

Morebluetiful
  • By Morebluetiful · Posted 1:17 am
  • 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 ...

Breastfeeding preemie. What to expect?

Dupree85
  • By Dupree85 · Posted yesterday at 3:00 pm
  • In In the NICU/PICU · 4 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 yesterday at 2:47 pm
  • In 33-36 week preemies · 3 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 yesterday at 1:36 pm
  • In Preemie pregnancy · 2 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 yesterday at 12:13 pm
  • In Open discussion · 5 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 yesterday at 8:40 am
  • 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
  • By Anshparents · Posted April 15, 2014
  • 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 ...

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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 ...

can every help us get keira lotty Lena a bedroom

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 ...

33 weeker with IUGR

iluvmysweettea
  • By iluvmysweettea · Posted April 13, 2014
  • 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 ...

IUGR preemies and breastfeeding, first time mom

Forestbliss
  • By Forestbliss · Posted April 13, 2014
  • 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 ...

Wondering if I should be concerned

jackie711
  • By jackie711 · Posted April 13, 2014
  • In At home (years 1-5) · 6 replies
  • My son was born at 31 but developmentally and physically measuring at 26 weeks. We have guarded as much as possible from sickness, germs etc. in the process unintentionally kept him from kids around same ...

Reflux with apnea and congestion

prplstang65
  • By prplstang65 · Posted April 11, 2014
  • In Preemies with feeding issues · 6 replies
  • My 30.2 weeker, Jaden, is now full term as of yesterday and is almost 10 weeks old. At 5 weeks old I had to give CPR because he had a ALTE which we now believed was caused by choking from reflux and he ...

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