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I Have Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

A Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. You're not alone.

    Everyday Is A Struggle

    I was born eleven weeks premature, and did not leave the hospital until I was over six months old. As a result of my premature birth and being kept in an incubator, I developed Broncopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) and several other lung related illnesses. I am on many medications...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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