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im thallethia and i had my baby at 34 weeks due to the fact that i had preeclampsia ( which is a disorder that occurs only during pregnancy and the postpartum period and affects both the mother and the unborn baby. Affecting at least 5-8% of all pregnancies, it is a rapidly progressive condition characterized by high blood pressure and the presence of protein in the urine.) MY BABY WAS NOT GROWING SO THEY DECIDED TO TAKE HER A MONTH EARLY...SHE CAME OUT VERY HEALTHY AT 3 LBS AND 8 OUNCES. SHE DID NOT HAVE TO BE IN ICU OR ANYTHING. SHE CAME HOME WITH ME 3 DAYS AFTER THE DELIVERY. SHE'S NOW 2 YEARS OLD AND HEALTHY.
I am a mother of preemie twins. I too developed preeclampsia. I was 29 weeks exactly when they took my babies. I was very fortunate that the dr was able to stabilize me for 2 days so that they could give me the steroid shots needed to help develope the babies lungs faster. My BP was at stroke level and my kidneys weren't funtioning very well. My babies weighed in at 2.4 and 2.0 lbs. I had a boy and a girl and they stayed in the NICU for 9 weeks. That was a tough time, but they did extremely well and had no major complications. They are now 4 months old and weigh in at 9.5 lbs and 9.9 lbs. Having preemies that were this early is a totally different baby experience than what I had in mind, but I wouldn't trade it.
My name is Jade my little one was born at 29 weeks and 4 days weighing 2llbs. 1 oz. She had to be delivered before I could receive the steroid shots because I developed HELLP syndrome and the doctor caught it six hours before they delivered her.
my wife had our daughter at 32 weeks because she had preeclampsia which was a a very scary thing for us, to go to the doctors for a regular checkup and be told to go straight to the emergency room for delivery.three days later we had our beautiful baby girl who weighed in at 2lbs. 14 oz. just a small peanut.she stayed at the nicu for about 5 weeks and came home with us.there were little scares in between when she came home so the ER was most frequently visited.but not to keep blabbing on i was feeding her today and i noticed that her feet and hands were blue and just cold to the touch ,did you guys experience anything like that and if you did can you please give advice because sometimes i feel as if these doctors just get tired of seeing us and tell what we wanna hear. first time daddy......
My daughter came 29 weeks and 2 days. She stayed in the nicu for 7 weeks. She weigh 2lbs and 12 ounces and because of fluid it drop to 2lbs and 4 ounces. I stay in the doctors office every week, sometimes twice a week. I have to be careful. I had to have her milk change. Now she has rsv. I am a scared mommy that prays alot but a careful mommy. I dont care about what people say about going to the doctor alot. My main concern is that my daughter stays alive. Thats my job with gods and it will get done
I have been a diabetic since I was 12 and have always heard stories about how dangerous it would be for me to get pregnant so when I found out last January that I was expecting, I was scared, but also excited. I had wanted to have a baby for a long time.
My first few weeks were great. I felt wonderful. Then, in my 10th week, the "morning sickness" kicked in. The reason I put quotation marks is because it wasn't just morning sickness, it was all day sickness. I went for my 10 week appointment (because of my diabetes I had to see the doctor every week) and my ob-gyn put me in the hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis, because of the throwing up. Over the next few weeks I began having low blood sugar attacks and went into a low blood sugar coma several times. This went on the remainder of my pregnancy. Then about two months before I delivered, I started having contractions. I went to the hospital about an average of once a week from then on. All in all I probably went to the hospital 30 times and was hospitalized about 10 times. About a month before I delivered, I developed preeclampsia. I was put on bed rest right away and put on blood pressure meds. Then, the Friday before I delivered, I went to see my specialist(a maternal fetal specialist) and was informed that the baby wasn't getting the nutrition he needed because the placenta was aging faster than it should have. The doctor told me that I needed to deliver within the next two weeks. The next day I went into yet another low blood sugar coma and was hospitalized. They did a 24 hour urine that weekend and by Monday they had the results and they weren't good. There were 3000+ protein in my urine and my blood pressure was staying elevated. The doctor told me they had to deliver the baby. They scheduled an induction and started me on the medicine at 11 that night. The next morning they started the pitocin but after only 10 minutes the babys heart started decelarating and my blood pressure would not come down so they decided to do a c section. They quickly prepped me(they had already done an epidural so they just raised the dose) and wheeled me into the OR. Within thirty minutes my precious little boy was here. At 34 weeks, he weighed 4 lbs, 5 oz and measured 17 in long. He was in the NICU for almost 3 weeks but only because he was having trouble eating. He didnt have any problems with his lungs or anything else that is associated with premature babies. He is now 8 weeks old and is healthy and steadily gaining weight