Preemies

Those tiny little hands and feet! There's a special place in our heart for these miracle babies. Share your thoughts, joys, tears and support for the parents of premature babies.

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25 weeks pregnant blood pressure up and down worried!!!

graciesmom30
  • By graciesmom30 · New reply January 30, 2014
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  • I am gonna try and make this as short as possible but I am High risk because of having several miscarriages and a stillborn. I have never had problems with blood pressure with any of my other pregnancies ...

I wrote a memoir about my micro preemie!

FromHopeToJoy
  • By FromHopeToJoy · Posted August 4, 2013
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  • Hello mommies! I was hoping for some support. I wrote a memoir about my life-threatening pregnancy and my daughter's micro preemie birth at 23 weeks and her first 4 months in the NICU and I was wondering ...

Help Support the March for Babies

quadmomma
  • By quadmomma · Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Just wanted to drop in to encourage you to support the March of Dimes in the March for Babies. As a mother who delivered 4 tiny babies at just 28 weeks 5 days gestation, the efforts made by the March ...

2 under 2 and single! help.

ClovernRaven
  • By ClovernRaven · Posted December 5, 2012
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  • One of my daughters was born 24 wks premature. She weighed a pound. She was finally taken off o2 and begin to eat on her own 10 months ago.and 6 weeks ago I just gave birth via c section to her full term ...

IUGR and Echogenic Bowel - Almost 27w

Allisonhhh
  • By Allisonhhh · Posted November 15, 2012
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  • I have been reading many of these posts for a while now, but decided to post my own situation now because I'm beginning to be very fearful and need comments/suggestions of the group! My baby girl was ...

Is this normal?

mommytotrysten
  • By mommytotrysten · Posted September 29, 2011
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  • I'm wondering if this is normal or not. My son, who was born at 34 weeks and 1 day at 6 lbs 12 ozs on August 23rd is far more advanced than any other preemie at this age. His size was due to the fact ...

low amniotic fluid with one twin at 12 weeks

zabojna
  • By zabojna · Posted July 31, 2011
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  • Hi, I am 12 weeks pregnant with fraternal twins. We had our 12 week appt last week and our pernatlogist informed us that twin b had little to no amniotic fluid. The baby still had a good heartbeat/rate ...

CVS testing after a lost pregnancy

angelgrayson
  • By angelgrayson · New reply June 7, 2011
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  • I lost my first pregnancy at 25wks due to premature rupture of membranes and the cause has never been determined. Now, after 3 years of trying, I'm 13 wks pregnant and have been told by my dr that I have ...

Liquid Medications

wntrlgrl126
  • By wntrlgrl126 · Posted May 18, 2011
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  • I have an ex 26 weeker who is now 13 months (10 months corrected) she was on a feeding tube until 10 months (7 months corrected) she was diagnosed with acid reflux & was on pepcid .5ml 2x a day, she was ...

my preemie won't stop crying...help!

Janice168
  • By Janice168 · New reply April 3, 2011
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  • HI, I have a 25week preemie. She is currently 7 months old now. Her adjusted age would be 4 months. She has reflux issue and currently taking medication (GI just switched from zantac to a pill that she ...

24 weeks and 3 days, funneling, and just got the steriod shots

Jlnickel1002
  • By Jlnickel1002 · New reply January 31, 2011
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  • I guess my question or concern is since i am funneling, on bed rest, receiving progesterone today and tomorrow will be my 2 shots with in 24 treatment…does this mean the dr expects me to have my baby ...

Placenta previa at 15 weeks

MissCiCi
  • By MissCiCi · Posted November 27, 2010
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  • I was diagnosed with pp at 15 weeks with heavy bleeding at first. I am now almost 17 weeks and am still bleeding. Ultrasound shows that the baby is very active and doing well. My dr is putting me on slight ...

twins having twins

twinwhitney
  • By twinwhitney · Posted September 4, 2010
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  • hello, i am an identical twin girl. i have twins in both sides of my family. i have different sets of cousins that are identical twins. and i have twins on my moms side as well. i've heard from my GBYN ...

My story

eucheemama
  • By eucheemama · Posted August 9, 2010
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  • Alot of people don't undestand what parents go thru that have preemies. I gave birth to a preemie in 1991. She weighed 2 pounds and 11 ounces. They told me that they didn't know if she would make it thru ...

NICU

Adrian-mom
  • By Adrian-mom · Posted July 31, 2010
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  • Do anyone know how to get on the show NICU? I had a baby at 22 weeks and 2 days. I saw the show and the babies were alot further along than my son. I would love to tell his story to the world. He is now ...

Need some help! IUGR baby with reflux and feeding issues

kimber006
  • By kimber006 · New reply July 19, 2010
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  • My daughter Kallie was born on 2-1-10 at 34 1/2 weeks weighing 2lbs 3oz. She she is now 3 1/2 months or 2 months corrected age. Once she was born she was doing really good and was on room air until she ...

my daughter has gastroschisis

ortega1
  • By ortega1 · New reply July 17, 2010
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  • Well it will be 4 months on july 24th my daughter is still in the nicu.she now weights 6pounds 2ounces she was doing so well almost drinking an ounce. I was so excited she was pooping the color they wanted ...

Preeclampsia

jamesmommy12
  • By jamesmommy12 · New reply June 3, 2010
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  • I had as preemie at 26 weeks due to severe preeclampsia and was wondering if anyone has tried to get pregnant again after going through preeclampsia in the first pregnancy and how did it go? Thank you ...

Placenta Previa

Sandy70706
  • By Sandy70706 · New reply May 14, 2010
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  • I am 17 weeks with complete placenta previa in my second pregnancy. I was diagnosed a week ago and have no bleeding so far. If you've had this, when did the bleeding start? How early can a baby be born ...

Subchronic hematoma after pprom

sindyddv
  • By sindyddv · New reply May 6, 2010
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  • Hi I need some advice please. I have a bit of a history I had a still birth at 19 I didn't know I was pregnant I got my period every month, went to the hosptal with alot of bleeding and sever pain and ...

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