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Mothers with preemies. Kori Katastrophe Due July 4 (girl); 1 child; Charleston, West Virginia 30 posts
16th Apr '13

Who here is a mother of a preemie? I'm only 28 weeks pregnant and 1cm dialted. I was put on bed rest at 19 weeks pregnant due to short cervix. My cervix has gone up and down through this whole thing. Right now its at 2.0. It keeps getting shorter. The doctor said I'm not gonna go full term, and their goal is to get me past 32 weeks. How early was your preemie? How long did he/she have to stay in the NICU? Do they have any kind of problems? Feel free to share your story <3

EasyComeEasyGo Due October 27 (boy); 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Maryland 8030 posts
16th Apr '13

I had my daughter at 30 weeks, and she stayed in the NICU for one month. She's almost 3 now, and is on track for everything, and has absolutely no problems, other than she's really small!

Kori Katastrophe Due July 4 (girl); 1 child; Charleston, West Virginia 30 posts
16th Apr '13
Quoting EasyComeEasyGo:" I had my daughter at 30 weeks, and she stayed in the NICU for one month. She's almost 3 now, and is on track for everything, and has absolutely no problems, other than she's really small!"



How much did she weigh and long was she? Was she behind on sitting up, walking, ect.?

EasyComeEasyGo Due October 27 (boy); 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Maryland 8030 posts
16th Apr '13
Quoting Kori Katastrophe:" How much did she weigh and long was she? Was she behind on sitting up, walking, ect.?"


She was 3 lbs 9 oz and 16.5 inches

i don't remember when she started sitting up, and she didn't walk until 15 months

mom of three 3 kids; Missouri 5271 posts
status 16th Apr '13

I dont personally have a premie but my little sister does. He was born at 33 weeks. He was in the NICU for 3 weeks. He is now 8 months old and is right on track with everything. Hes freakin smart too! lol.



At birth he was 4lbs 11oz and 17 inches long

MelDCraig 2 kids; Kennewick, Washington 427 posts
16th Apr '13

My DS was born at 30 weeks. He was 3 lbs 12 ozs and 16". He spent 1 month and 3 days in the NICU. We were lucky and other than them having to slowly introduce milk and his body learning how to digest it he had no health issues. He was a little behind schedule on most of his milestones but by his adjusted age he was pretty much on track. He is still very small but other than that he is great. He is 2 1/2 now.

Jillbill4 2 kids; 584 posts
16th Apr '13

I had a high risk pregnancy and was put on bed rest at 26 weeks after almost losing her. she was born just before 35 weeks and had severely infected eyes that would swell that bad you couldn't see her eyelashes, breathing problems and jaundice. she also had a hard time staying away and her responses were pretty bad. she ended up losing a lot of weight from not being able to stay awake long enough to eat but eventually became a healthy little girl. the only problem I have now is she is alllllways sick with the flu.

Live-Laugh-Love 3 kids; Kitchener, ON, Canada 7976 posts
status 16th Apr '13

My first was born at 30 weeks weighing 3.3 lbs and is healthy. He started sitting at 8.5 months (6.5 months corrected) and started walking at 14 months (12 months corrected)



My second was born at 31 weeks weighing 3.9 lbs and also healthy. Hes 11 months (9 months corrected) and meeting all his milestones...sitting, rolling, babbling etc

S & S *20weeks* Due December 29 (boy); 16 kids; Larouche, Quebec 1123 posts
13th Jun '13

My neice was born at 34w6d and had to stay in the NICU for one month due to severe jaundice, issues regulating her temperature and breathing. She is now a normal 2 year old!

**Blessed_Insanity** 7 kids; Wyoming 18896 posts
13th Jun '13

My son was a premi born at 33 weeks 1 day. weighed 3lbs 13 oz. 17 inches long. He is now 7 years old and still really tiny lol. He weighs 41 lbs. Oh and he stayed in the NICU for 2 weeks.