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survival rates ? amy16323 Due March 22 (girl); 18 kids; Pennsylvania 141 posts
13th Dec '09

i saw this once and cant find it.its a percentage that baby's can survive prematurely.its shows the percentages by week.anyone know where they can find that at ? thanks

user banned 2 kids; Saskatchewan 7018 posts
13th Dec '09

Up until 21 weeks: 0% survival rate

at 22 weeks: 0-10% survival rate

at 23 weeks: 10-35% survival rate

at 24 weeks: 40-70% survival rate

at 25 weeks: 50-80% survival rate

at 26 weeks: 80-90% survival rate

at 27 weeks: greater than 90% survival rate

Amy {OneGirl, TwoBoys} 3 kids; Cincinnati, Oh, United States 24247 posts
13th Dec '09

why are you asking? :(



http://www.dcdoctor.com/pages/rightpages_wellnesscenter/pregnancy/fetaldevelopment.html




28th WEEK: Baby can survive outside uterus if lungs capable of breathing.
10-20% survival if born at this time.
14", 2 1/2 lbs.
Viable (legally).
Fetus in breech position until 32nd week.



32nd WEEK: Maturing. 50% survival if born at this time.
Should turn to head down position.
16", 3 1/2 lbs. (1680 grams).
Skin is red and wrinkly.
The downy type hair is less plentiful and has more vernix.



30-34th WEEK: Baby is the same size as placenta.



36th WEEK: 94% survival rate if born at this age.
18", 5 1/2 lbs.
Has some subcutaneous fat.
The baby stores things during this last trimester.
Mother should watch her weight at this time.
Fingernails are now at the tips of the fingers.



40th WEEK: Full term. 20", 7 lbs. (3360 grams).
Length is better indication of maturity of fetus.
Very little lanugo, lots of vernix.

Amy {OneGirl, TwoBoys} 3 kids; Cincinnati, Oh, United States 24247 posts
13th Dec '09
Jax's Mom 1 child; Marmora, Ontario 791 posts
13th Dec '09

Don't freak yourself out about it!!
Around the 24 week mark I was freaking out about that kind of stuff too!.. just calm down, and love every minuet with that unborn baby! lol..
All my best! :)

amy16323 Due March 22 (girl); 18 kids; Pennsylvania 141 posts
13th Dec '09
Quoting Amy {Mama of 3}:
mizmissy Due May 9; 34 kids; Warren, Ohio 129 posts
13th Dec '09

i dont know much about the chart but i know real life situations .my sil had my nephew at 31 weeks he weighed 3 lbs 3 oz stayed 2 months in hospital and is now a very normal 5 year old. then i have a friend who had a baby at 23 weeks and he did not survive actually today he would be 7. then she had another baby at 27 weeks he weighed 1 lb 14 oz spent like 3 months in hospital and today he is a very healthy 5 year old as well and they told her he would have lots of problems and he has none. actually he is above average in everything.