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Desatuarion in Preemie born at 35 weeks?
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jacobson210 posted:
I had twins at 35 weeks, Baby A was in distress in my stomach and B was doing terrific. Now they are born, almost 37 weeks gestation and Baby A is perfect and Baby B is still in the NICU and having breathing episodes while she eats. Her lips turn blue and she looses her breathe, they are thinking of sending my baby home on a monitor. Has anyone experienced this?
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simerlm responded:
My daughter was born at 31 weeks. They sent her home on an apnea monitor. Is that what you're talking about? We had to go through a training session on how to use the monitor and things like that. I was kind of glad that they sent her home on the monitor because then I could sleep, knowing that if she had a problem, the monitor would go off and wake me up. It wasn't a big deal. It was just a matter of making sure the leads were on correctly and the battery was charged. I hope this answered your question! Congratulations on your twins!
 
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j9ween2 responded:
DD2 was a 32 weeker & she would do that too. It held her back from being released. I think she had to go 48 or 72 hours without any episodes before coming home. With her it happened when she was eating. She was finally released and I noticed it one of the first nights she was home. Luckily I noticed it & rubbed her hard & she came back to normal & then immediately did it again. I rubbed her again & got her breathing again. Thankfully that was the last time it happened


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