Preemie pregnancy

One in four preemie mothers will have another preemie with subsequent pregnancies. Contemplating another baby? Are you considered a high-risk pregnancy? Are you on bed rest? You are not alone. Meet other mothers and share your experiences.


Short long bones

  • By Murielle73 · New reply April 19, 2014
  • 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 ...

24+1 with an IUGR baby measuring about 419 grams

  • By Expectingapreemie · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 17 replies
  • Hi ladies, I've spent weeks reading these forums for any signs of hope for my daughter and pregnancy. At my 20 week scan, I was diagnosed with IUGR, low amniotic fluid, and absent end diastolic flow ...

IUGR with absent end diastolic flow

  • By Audreyhauswirth · New reply March 17, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • I will be 27 weeks along tomorrow, at 20 weeks I was diagnosed with IUGR with our baby measuring 2 weeks behind in growth. She also has a echogenic cardiac focus, and mildly dialated kidneys. Ive been ...

Need help...short cervix 0.4cm at 27weeks pregnancy

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  • By Anshparents (Inactive) · New reply February 28, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Hello, This is my first pregnancy. Last week I measured 1cm and today(27 weeks of pregnancy) I am 0.4cm cervix length and uterus is dialating. I am on progesterone and I will have to take stereoid shots ...


  • By aimervie · New reply February 24, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Hey everyone, I am 10 weeks, 1 day pregnant with my second child. I had an ultrasound today that indicated that I have a large hematoma. The doctor told me not to worry and that most absorb on their own ...


  • By aimervie · New reply February 23, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Can anyone tell me a good probiotic to take during pregnancy to help avoid infection? preferably one that isn't hard to find. I heard of one called Fem Dophilis or something like that but I wanna see ...

Placental insufficiency, absent end diastolic flow at 25 weeks...

  • By ali192 · New reply February 20, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • It has been such a blessing to find this site. I have spent the last few weeks in a daze and reading the many stories of strength, determination and support which have helped me more than anyone will ...

iugr, can my baby survive?

  • By dilema · New reply February 13, 2014
  • 24 replies
  • Im in 30w now, but my baby is 9w behind. Too much...the amnio was negative, i have one umbilical arteries, olygohydramnion. The doctor says, we must wait, he is too doctor said that there are ...

Growth ultrasound?

  • By josiahsmama · New reply February 13, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Hello everyone! I am a mother of a 38 weeker (girl) born at 5lbs 14oz, a 32 weeker (boy) born at 4lbs 9oz, and a 23 weeker (girl) born at just under 1lb (didn't survive). I am now 27 wks pregnant with ...

Newly pregnant, c section scar pain

  • By aimervie · New reply February 10, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • So I am newly pregnant after having my first daughter (23 weeks). My first doctor appointment is on Valentine's Day but I wanted to ask you folks a question to see if I could get an answer instead of ...

IUGR baby -diet of mother in pregnancy

  • By Yashi · New reply February 7, 2014
  • 26 replies
  • Hi everyone...this site is the only place where I can talk and relate to my problems...the only positive is because of all of u there somewhere.....I am having severe IUGR with 26 weeks pregnancy with ...

Chances of Repetition of preeclampsia and Doppler in next pregnancy

  • By Yashi · New reply February 1, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • hi everyone....just to start I would like to tell everyone thanks....esp deb who is doing such wonderful work....wish there were more people like's been one week when I have been through this ...

Second baby, pre eclampsia again!

  • By whitechair · New reply January 30, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • I hope I have put this in the right place, apologies in advance if not. It seems like a very knowledgeable place here- I'm from New Zealand, I'm not sure whether this is a strictly USA site, again apologies ...

this goes out to LuvinAYaan

  • By rysmommy0422 · Posted January 29, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Hey girl, I'm so sorry for your loss! I bet you would have made that baby proud that you were her mommy.. But I was writing to let you know that I was sorry for your loss and plus that I had severe Preeclampsia ...

Baby aspirin

  • By Dinah85 · New reply January 27, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • My DD was born 28+0 due to pre-e last time, I had essential hypertension so I was quite well monitored. I've been told to start on baby aspirin at 12 weeks, but I'm sure I started earlier last time. When ...

Need advice from all PPROM mamas!!!

  • By josiahsmama · New reply January 26, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Any mamas who experienced PPROM in a previous pregnancy, looking for advice / shared experiences. How could you tell that you were experiencing PPROM as opposed to just leaking urine? I have had a 38-weeker ...

IUGR with oligoamnios

  • By Yashi · New reply January 23, 2014
  • 40 replies
  • Hi...I don't know what to say at this point in my pregnancy....I read through previous articles which gave me positive vibes.....I am 24 wks pregnant with amniotic fluid 5 and absent diastolic ...

29 weeker only 10 months ago now pregnant again

  • By hmsears24 · New reply January 16, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Hello. I had my daughter at 29 weeks due to a placental abruption at 18 weeks and an infection in the placenta. It was a very stressful pregnancy as I had 3 other children to care for and was on bed rest ...

Laboring at 19 weeks

  • By josayler · New reply December 31, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • My son was born at 27 weeks for no know reason. I am now 19 weeks pregnant with my 2nd and went into labor yesterday. My contractions have slowed and I was given IV fluids and sent home. I live in Canada ...

Prophylactic Progestin Cuts Odds of Recurrent Preterm Birth

  • By Stripeypants · Posted December 17, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • FYI - Just saw this article Prophylactic Progestin Cuts Odds of Recurrent Preterm Birth (HealthDay News) – Progestin prophylaxis and accelerated access to the first clinic visit decrease the odds of spontaneous ...

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