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Our baby boy Mary Stickles Due May 22; 4 kids; Virginia Beach, Virginia 978 posts
10th Apr '12

My name is mary I am a mother of three girls 12 11nd 8 . I just delivered my preemie son last wedsday april 04 by emergency csection at 33 weeks he weighed 3 lbs 9oz and 16 inches long it would be nice to chat with other moms for I have no idea what to expwct and feel so lost

Belle De Jour Due October 8 (boy); 2 kids; Kentucky 17868 posts
10th Apr '12

Hey mamma. I'm so sorry you are having to go through this. :( Preemies are so hard to cope with.
Mine was a 34 weeker. She spent the first 2 weeks of her life in the NICU. It's hard but it gets easier. How is the babies health? How are you doing? Don't be scared to ask for help or for support. This is a hard time and you need help and love just as much as that baby right now.
Good luck mamma. Sending healing energy your way,

Sarah Latham-Heath 17 kids; Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom 162 posts
11th Apr '12

Hey momma, I'm sorry you are going through this but just to let you know my daughter was born at 31 weeks two weeks ago, she is still in special care at the mo so I know exactly how you are feeling right now, if you need to talk just mail me momma :-) xx

Mary Stickles Due May 22; 4 kids; Virginia Beach, Virginia 978 posts
11th Apr '12

Thank u ladies he is.doing very well. He is one week today, I do have help this week my motherinlaw came in from ny because I had a csetion. Doctor says he will be in nicu for about 3 weeks ...not long but feels like a lifetime

*WishingUponAStar* 2 kids; 4 angel babies; Lawton, Oklahoma 18442 posts
11th Apr '12

Hey there! Congrats on your son! My youngest son was a preemie. He was born at 28.1 weeks. He weighed 2 lbs 11 oz and was 16 inches long. He had to stay in the NICU for 69 days and had to have 2 surgeries. He just turned 3 on March 30th and is a happy and healthy kid! I am here if you want to talk about anything!