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Nwty_Squirrel

premi babies Lock

Hi I have a 14 week old daughter and she was 5 weeks early just wondering if anyone else has trou...

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There could be so many different different things causing your DD's wakefulness at night. Is she upset or does she seem in pain when...

Jscadden

just need to release Lock

hi ladies, just need to tell someone what happening at the moment. i had my own baby 3 months ag...

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i catching up with my cousin for lunch today. bubs is now 1 1/2 weeks old and is back up to birth weight. he apparently had a few pr...

Im so proud of my nephew Lock

glad he is doing well they are cute little kids

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That is great news that your nephew is doing so well now. What georgous pictures and thanks for sharing. Have a very Merry Christmas...

Suq28

Recommended reading on how to prevent behavioural issues Lock

I'm wondering if anyone can recommend reading on how to interact with your prem to lessen the ris...

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Steviecheree

ABO Blood Incompatibility Lock

Hi **previous PG and MC mentioned** With this last bub, after a really long time TTC (2005) a...

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Hi, My little one also had ABO incompatibility. I am O+ and my partner is A and bubs is A. They only picked it up because they ha...

Mum2BeautifulBoys

SIL having prem now! Lock

Hi ladies, My SIL to whom I am quite close went into premature labour yesterday at 32wks. They...

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Just wondering how she went, hope it's all good news.

LJ12

low blood sugar at 36 weeks Lock

My baby was born at 36 weeks, (she's now 11 weeks old and doing well) and spent a week in special...

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Both my two were born with low blood sugar. Despite being on the smaller side (in weight), they're happy as larry and very healthy. ...

sunshine85

Premmie sick all the time Lock

Just wondering if my DS might be sick lots because he was prem. He is 18 months old now but was b...

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OMG! Worst winter ever! Have 4 & 1/2 yr old & almost 3 yr old and we've been constantly sick. Over it! He sounds pretty normal. Espe...

E_Jw

Prem's First Cold... Lock

My DD was born at 30 weeks weighing 2pd 2 oz (1016g). She is now 10 months actual age and has cau...

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My DD was born at 30 weeks weighing 2pd 2 oz (1016g). She is now 10 months actual age and has caught her first cold. Normally it wo...

Lola

36 week delivery Lock

I may be having our baby at 36 weeks which is 3 weeks time for us.. I have an irritable uterus an...

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She is only going to be 1 weeks early as 37 weeks is considered full term. Our DD was born at 37 weeks by c-section due to my spine ...

Mumma61

Premature Babies is it hereditary. Lock

Hello everyone, Im so proud to announce i have just become a grandmother for the first time. Ba...

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Hi there, I have just had my first baby naturally at 30weeks. She came so fast they couldnt stop my labour. I am one of 5 children i...

Greendog

How long was your Prem labour? Lock

Hi, My boy was 34w + 1day and labour lasted 2 hours. My waters broke the day before I went in to ...

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Thank you all for your replies. Most people think I was lucky to have such a short labour - but I would have gladly swapped it for ...

*alyssa&kobeys~mummy*

hes coming home Lock

Kobey is coming home on the weekend! he was born at 31+4, hes only 36 weeks gestation the drs are...

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Thats great, its a good day when a prem comes home DS was born at 33+4 and we were 1100km from home That must of been horrible b...

cuteygal

my premmie baby finally a good size! Lock

Hi All I have great news! My little darling is now 19 months old and is the size of the biggest ...

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rsv n asthma Lock

Hi my little boy was born at 27 wks. was in hospital for 70 plus days. why in there had good bad...

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Help#4

Has anone heard more... Lock

I can't remember the member's name who posted about her neice I think that was born at 23 weeks. ...

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Yeah it was you. Thanks for the update. So good to hear she is doing well and will be home soon.

Suq28

My crying preemie Lock

My 25 weeker is now 4.1 mths old (3 wks corrected), every night she cries uncontrollably for a co...

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VaniaS

Does it annoy other mums of prems having their babies compared to other babies who were born on their due dates Lock

I am finding some family and friends annoying when comparing my little girl to what most babies b...

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my daughter was 11 weeks early and it does get annoying sometimes when people ask me how old she is and then when i tell them they g...

M2A+1ontheway

what to expect Lock

someone i know has just given birth 5 weeks and 2 days early. The baby weighs 2.02kg and is 43cm...

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Hi I have just had a premmie myself and have been doing lots of reading to find out the answer to these sorts of questions. It rea...

Randcsheppard

Premi funding? Lock

Hi, I'm just wondering if anyone that has had a very prem baby knows if there is any form of sup...

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Hi there I've just given birth to a premmie, 28 weeks & 1,150 grams and we've been looking in to getting financial assistance as we...

E_Jw

Preemie Playgroup ChCh Lock

Hi, Just thought i'd put something on here about our playgroup... It's a playgroup specially form...

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If born at 32/33 weeks... Lock

Had an appointment last Friday and showing that bub could well be on her way very soon... I had ...

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I had my daughter at 32 weeks exactly. I did have a steriod shot but only 4 hours before she was born by emergency c-section - there...

Suq28

Routine for premature baby Lock

My baby was born at 25 weeks and left NICU a week ago. She's currently 2 weeks corrected and is f...

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That's interesting, but what I'm getting at is that if your baby is not happy to self settle (because OP is reading books that advo...

E_Jw

Preemie Parents Wanted Lock

Hi, I'm looking to start a Preemie support group in ChCh, any other parents out there with Preemi...

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Hello! Our premmie was born 20/01/11 at 32 weeks in Dunedin, but we were transferred to Chch NICU when she was 1 week old. Our girl...

mum2wi

More than 2 prems? Lock

Hi all, Just wondering if there's anyone out there who has more than 2 prems? My 1st son was 32...

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Hi all, Just wondering if there's anyone out there who has more than 2 prems? My 1st son was 32wks and 2nd 35wks, both very healt...

Randcsheppard

Special little guy! Lock

My DS born at 27 weeks on the 6th December 2010 smiled and gave a little coo with it this morning...

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Thats awesome! im 27 weeks tomorrow and at risk of having bub any day so im stuck in hospital until he's born. Im glad to read somt...

ktt1

Food for Prem Babies Lock

Hi There I dont know if there is a thread on here somewhere about Prem babies, if there is I can...

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Hi! Just a quick question, by actual age do you mean how old he is now, or his corrected age, and how small is he for that age, lik...

busytwins

So proud of my prems, finally some good comments Lock

My prem b/g twins were born at 27 weeks, weighing no more than 2 pounds. They'll be 3 in april. T...

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Congrats on your twins doing so well! I am so pleased to have stumbled onto this post as our little boy was born at 27 weeks on the...

memmi

still struggling Lock

anybody have a sick or prem baby and stills truggles with what happened?? DS was beorn at 35-36 ...

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anybody have a sick or prem baby and stills truggles with what happened?? DS was beorn at 35-36 weeks, by no fault of his own or m...

BabyBlueBird

12 week early bub Lock

DS is 4 days old - almost 5 days old - and I am always wondering if he is fine, and I always eith...

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I just wanted to say that you are doing a good job and that my niece was born at 27weeks and she is now a happy healthy 3yr old

BabyBlueBird

:O Guess what Lock

DS is now in special care ^^ he's 31 + 5 days, they tried him on the breast, and he only licked a...

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he's going so well, i was indeed over the moon, it changed my mood as soon as I got into the hospital finding out that he was in the...

happymumofboys

My baby will comming home soon Lock

My baby girl was born 10 weeks early, and she is almost ready to come home. I'm so excited! She h...

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Its absolutely normal to feel the way you do. I limited who I allowed to touch my dd when she came home she was born 11wks early. ...

Anita1985

5 weeks Prem and stressful/traumatic birth... Lock

I was just wondering if there were any other people out there who were experiencing the same feel...

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I was just wondering if there were any other people out there who were experiencing the same feelings as myself. I had my little bo...

Nyl

Help ! Irregular Feeding Lock

Hi, Our DD was born 36 weeks +3 days. Shes now 10 weeks old and has about 120 ml during each day ...

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Hi, Our DD was born 36 weeks +3 days. Shes now 10 weeks old and has about 120 ml during each day feed and 2:30 am feed but will onl...

Mum of 2 under 1

pregnant after a prem Lock

My last pregnancy with DS I had premature Rupture of membranes at 33 weeks and went in to labour ...

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Congrats!! I am still ttc, cycle only returned last month, so fingers crossed. Thanks Im Almost 36 weeks now and still going G...

buying premie clothes Lock

i found a website that you can order premmie clothes from. www.babybunts.com.au

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jpear309

Threatened preterm labour Lock

Hi all, I have posted a similar post in the pregnancy forum & have only just come across this for...

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I am soory to hear your DP had cancer during this time. Has that outcome been good? My DS's surgery was a huge success! He is now ...

VaniaS

OMG Im so over it Lock

OMG I just so over it ever since my dd was born 11wks early and gone from being in the NNU and no...

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I think we have too many people involved with her care and I am not the only one who thinks so. Most of her Developement issues hav...

rach812010

10 weeks prem and a very scary start... Lock

my so jett was 10 weeks early he was born the 8th of the 12/09 and due date was valentines day af...

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DD1 was born in March '07 at 32 weeks and she took what felt like forever to even reach the charts. DD2 on the other hand is 5 days ...

Nyl

baby development Lock

my dd was 36 weeks she is now 3&half months she is having trouble grasping when did your babies s...

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my twins were born at 29weeks.. and they took for ever to grasp..