I Had a Premature Baby

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 78 People

    My girls were micro preemies 2lb 7oz rubie

    now 5 1lb 8oz scarlet now 15 months
    Kirstylouise1988 Kirstylouise1988
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 11

    My 9 Pound Premmie

    My fourth child was born 5 -1/2ย  weeks early. He should have been ok because that is not that early. At that point they are pretty much just growing. That is what my doctor said anyway. When my son was born he was blue. He was severly jaundiced. He was also 9lbs 1oz. He...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound
    41-45
    1 Response Sep 4, 2011

    Four Times - Little Ones Fight For Life

    Caring for a premature infant is very different from bringing home a full term infant. I have four children and all four were born premature.  The emotional rollacoster ride you are on after the birth is truly a nightmare.  Every time the phone rings your hart stops...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2008

    I Had A Premature Baby Who Is Disabled

    I gave birth to my daughter 10 weeks premature last august after a very complicated pregnancy and crash c section my 2lb 8oz daughter Ella rose was delivered resuscitated and immediately taken to NICU in the days and weeks to come she battled a hypoxic ischemic grade 4 bleed into...
    girlwithluv girlwithluv
    26-30, F
    Nov 25, 2013

    My Little Angel Nathan

    On August 24th 2006 I found out I was pregnant. I was exited. Immediately I knew I was having a boy. When I was 16wks pregnant my hubby and I heard his heartbeat. When I was 18wks pregnant I felt him kick me for the first time. When I was 20wks pregnant my hubby and I found out...
    darkwitchofwater darkwitchofwater
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 10, 2007

    Bryce

    I was so excited to be pregnant, but that quickly changed! I had never been so sick in my life. I first went into labor at 30 weeks. I was so worried for my baby. Thank God the Doctor was able to stop it at that time. He was born 3 weeks later he was 6 weeks early and...
    MissesDuncan MissesDuncan
    26-30, F
    Sep 9, 2010

    Delivered at 23 WEEKS gestation 1pound 1oz

    baby boy We are currently in the hospital and will be until December or later. Bleeding on brain and various other issues just due to the prematurity. Please support us and pray for Braxton to keep fighting. Follow his progress in Facebook if you like https://www.facebook...
    MissAlexis MissAlexis
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2014

    My Little Flower

    I have always been a tad over weight. My back has never been healthy (Scoliosis to be exact). So when I found out I was pregnant, I was scared. I thought 'my back won't handle it', 'I'm too big to carry a baby'.....And just as I suspected, I couldn't walk right after my 3rd month...
    KermodeMomma KermodeMomma
    22-25, F
    Oct 20, 2013

    I have 3 kids, 1 girl

    and 2 boys. My two boys are my premature ones. My first son started labor at 27 weeks and I was on med and in the hospital on bed rest for a month. When I was leased I was on bed rest the rest of the pregnancy, the day after my bed rest was lifted I went into labor. Had him at...
    Mytime32 Mytime32
    31-35, F
    Aug 17, 2014

    Million Dollar Baby

    I WAS 25 WEEKS PREGANT WHEN I HAD MY LITTLE GIRL ON THE 20 OF MARCH I HAD BEEN HAVING BAD CRAMPS I JUST THOUGHT THEY WERE BRAXTON HICCS BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT THE NURSE TOLD ME THE WHOLE NIGHT I DIDNT SLEEP I WAS IN SOO MUCH PAIN THEY DIDNT SEEM TO GO AWAY MY POOR HUSBAND IM SURE...
    zmommy10 zmommy10
    22-25, F
    Sep 17, 2010

    Teen Mom

    Well I went into labor a week b4 I gave birth they stopped it and the next week oct 5 I went into labor. At 3am I went to the hospital at 4 and gave birth to my beautiful daughter at 29weeks she was out in 2 pushes she was in the nicu four 3 weeks born 3.8 pounds as big as daddy...
    Lovemimi Lovemimi
    18-21, F
    Oct 25, 2012

    My Miracle Baby

    My son was born at 24 weeks. He was born weighing only 1 pound.ย  Anyone who has had a preemie knows that 24 weekers normally don't make it that long. Only about 10% live more then a week. We were lucky in a sense that he did make it for 5 days before being told he had no chance...
    UgbarSmash UgbarSmash
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 13, 2012

    Born At 26 Weeks

    I have two amazing daughters. My youngest is now five months old and was born at 26 Weeks. She is still in the hospital, her due date has come and gone and we are still fighting this battle. The nurses are amazing the support wonderful but im worn to the bone and feeling...
    justfeedup justfeedup
    36-40
    Aug 27, 2013

    My Little Preemie

    I had my daughter 3 months early. One night I was laying in bed trying to sleep and I had to use the bathroom. I got up and went to the bathroom and stumbled back to bed, my husband asked me if I wet the bed, I went off and said "of course not did you wet the bed"...
    cheatedoutoflife cheatedoutoflife
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2009

    My 28 Weeker Angel

    My baby was born via ceasarian section due to premature rupture of membranes. He is only 28 weeks and born with a weight of 930 grams. 3days after he was born, I was told that he drops weight to 720 grams due to physiologic weight loss brought about by the warmth of the...
    fleurdeliz fleurdeliz
    31-35, F
    Jul 13, 2012

    Will Gladly Provide Support To Other Preemie Moms!

    My Preemie is 20! I have always felt a desire to provide support to others going thru what I went thru as she developed. I found this group after searching for a different group, to help me w/a new experience i am now having - a traveling husband! since i am going to receive...
    jojo4141 jojo4141
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2012

    2 Lbs 10 Oz

    my story is on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-oIbeSlF9Q my daughter was born early and was 2 pounds 10 oz. She is now 8 months old and very healthy
    mizbahamian mizbahamian
    26-30, F
    May 20, 2009

    My baby boy was born at 32 weeks!

    He was 4lbs 6oz 17 inches long ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ he's doing well but will be in the nicu for a while. I'm a blessed mommy!
    kmbbb22 kmbbb22
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 6, 2014

    My Empty Cradle.

    I was so happy to hear the words your pregnant...oh the joy the promise of something great to come..I filled my days dreaming of all the things I would do with my child..I began buying alot of baby things and decortating a room, everything was going well I was seeing my obgyn and...
    berrin11 berrin11
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2012

    35 Weeker and Iugr

    My baby was born prematurely because he was distressed in the womb. He had a birth defect leading to this and also had IUGR. So at 35 weeks I had an emergency c-section and he was born. 4 pounds and 2 ounces, the tiniest little thing in the world! He is coming along very great...
    MisssBlazzz MisssBlazzz
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 27, 2009

    Hang in there baby boy your momma Will never

    let you go no matter what my รกngel
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 27, 2014

    Jalessa

    I am the proud mother of 5. My first two children I lost and are in gods hands now. then i had my son and daughter. both big healthy babies. Then my baby my last baby came at 32 weeks. My water broke at 30 weeks they managed to get her to hold on for as long as she did. Jalessa...
    motherwhy motherwhy
    26-30, F
    Feb 18, 2010

    Teen Mom

    Well I went into labor a week b4 I gave birth they stopped it and the next week oct 5 I went into labor. At 3am I went to the hospital at 4 and gave birth to my beautiful daughter at 29weeks she was out in 2 pushes she was in the nicu four 3 weeks born 3.8 pounds as big as daddy...
    Lovemimi Lovemimi
    18-21, F
    Oct 25, 2012
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