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Micropreemie Weight a Year Later

Sydney_23wkr
  • By Sydney_23wkr · Posted October 21, 2010
  • In Preemie · 27 replies
  • Sydney was a 23 weeker and weighed 1lb, 8oz. At a year (Aug 23), she weighed just barely 15lbs. Wondering how she stacks up to other micropreemies ...

Micro-preemie --- slow growth??

Sydney_23wkr
  • By Sydney_23wkr · Posted April 16, 2010
  • In Preemie · 5 replies
  • Sydney is my miracle 23-weeker. She was born Aug 23rd...she is 4 months old adjusted. She is doing great, but when I look back at my oldest daughter's progress (normal full term baby), Sydney is 3lbs ...

23 weeker home for 3.5 mnths NOW!

Sydney_23wkr
  • By Sydney_23wkr · Posted March 31, 2010
  • In Preemie · 7 replies
  • Just wanted you guys to know that after 17 weeks in the NICU, Sydney got to come home last Dec 19th - 4 days after my original due date. She's doing great! And, we're even breastfeeding now exclusively ...

Breastfeeding your preemie

Sydney_23wkr
  • By Sydney_23wkr · Posted November 1, 2009
  • In Preemie · 7 replies
  • Posted from "open discussion"....thought I might get more replies here... We have started Sydney (33 weeks adjusted) on feedings. She is getting two bottles a day now (34mls), and we're doing non-nuitritive ...

Breastfeeding your preemie

Sydney_23wkr
  • By Sydney_23wkr · Posted November 1, 2009
  • In Preemie · 0 replies
  • We have started Sydney on feedings. She is getting two bottles a day now (34mls), and we're doing non-nuitritive breastfeeding which means she's practicing, but it's not counting as a "feed". I hate that ...

Depressed...ghving to go up on vent to 50....what's up?

Sydney_23wkr
  • By Sydney_23wkr · Posted September 1, 2009
  • In Preemie · 5 replies
  • I'm having a bad day. My 23 weeker has done so well and this is her first blip....she first has PDA issues. First dose of meds shrank the problem, but it still exists. Going through another round. Now ...

Starting meds for PDA...any advice?

Sydney_23wkr
  • By Sydney_23wkr · Posted August 29, 2009
  • In Preemie · 16 replies
  • Well, Sydney is having issues with PDA. Anyone else been through this? She is on 3 rounds of meds to try and close it. She gets her 3rd round at 4pm today. If this doesn't work, we'll do it one more time ...

Feeling lost in the NICU

Sydney_23wkr
  • By Sydney_23wkr · Posted August 26, 2009
  • In Preemie · 18 replies
  • Today, is my third day of life for my little one in the NICU. I feel like a lost sheep in there. There are tubes, buttons, alarms going off everywhere. Everytime something is explained to me, I feel like ...

Things you can do