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    Intoduction/poll
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    simerlm posted:
    This board has seemed pretty dead since the switch, so let's introduce ourselves with a little poll to see who stuck around.

    1. How many weeks gestation was your LO?

    2. Birth weight/length?

    3. How long were you in the NICU, if at all?

    4. Why was he/she born early?

    5. How big is your LO now?

    6. Newest accomplishment?
     
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    mimid77 responded:
    1. 26 weeks
    2. 2 lbs 10 ounces/14 1/2 inches
    3. 6 weeks and 5 days
    4. i had corvioamnionitis
    5. he's 5--and in the 50th percentile for weight and 75th for height!
    6. swimming underwater
     
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    cdjd82406 responded:
    1. How many weeks gestation was your LO? 32 weeks

    2. Birth weight/length? 3lbs 8 ozs, 17 1/4 in long

    3. How long were you in the NICU, if at all? still currently there

    4. Why was he/she born early? She was born early due to me having severe high blood pressure after being hit by a car 11 days before she was born

    5. How big is your LO now? she is currently back to birth weight

    6. Newest accomplishment? she smiled at me for the first time yesterday
     
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    MissMaryann responded:
    1. How many weeks gestation was your LO? we adopted but he was born at 32 weeks

    2. Birth weight/length?3lb 14 oz 15 1/2 inc

    3. How long were you in the NICU, if at all?2 weeks

    4. Why was he/she born early? mother's water broke/infection

    5. How big is your LO now?7lbs 14 oz 19 1/2 inches 2 months old but adjusted age is 11 days

    6. Newest accomplishment? enjoys being in his swing
     
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    KRosey21 responded:
    1. How many weeks gestation was your LO?

    32 weeks 2/7 days

    2. Birth weight/length?

    2 pounds 1 ounce 14 inches

    3. How long were you in the NICU, if at all?

    44 days

    4. Why was he/she born early?

    I was monitored for blood pressure but they determined his heartbeat was irregular and emergency c-sectioned him.

    5. How big is your LO now?

    5 pounds 5 ounces 17.5 inches

    6. Newest accomplishment?

    Just learned how to roll over
     
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    yoli2010 responded:
    Hi, I'm new to the board, although I should have been looking at this 6mon ago. I have my hands full with my 19m and my 51/2 m.
    1. She was 29wks
    2. 2lbs 14oz / 14in
    3. 7wks
    4. God has things for her to do in life and she didn't want to wait to get started
    5. too big, lol 6m Dr appt next wk
    6. Scoots everywhere
     
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    preemiemom2010 responded:
    1. 32 5 days
    2. 4 lb 13 oz
    3. 5 weeks
    4. They don't know.
    5. Almost 20 pounds!
    6. Rolling around - can't sit up yet or crawl, but she is an avid people watcher and diva!
     
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    An_221767 responded:
    This board has seemed pretty dead since the switch, so let's introduce ourselves with a little poll to see who stuck around.

    1. How many weeks gestation was your LO? 25 weeks 6 days

    2. Birth weight/length? 2.2 pounds 13.5 inches

    3. How long were you in the NICU, if at all? 2 and 1/2 months

    4. Why was he/she born early? No reason, he just wante to grace us with his presence

    5. How big is your LO now? He is 19 pounds and 8 months old. He is 5 months adjusted age.

    6. Newest accomplishment? He is teething and rolling over.

    He is doing great and getting bigger everyday. He wears 12 months clothing.
     
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    l0uee responded:
    1. 31 weeks
    2. 3.75 lbs
    3. 13 days
    4. emergency c-section, Subchorionic Hematoma
    5. Same (only 18 days old)
     
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi mommies! Just wanted to jump in and say thank you so much for sharing.

    I'm the new moderator for this board and will popping in and out to help make your experience here positive and helpful.

    I appreciate (and am inspired) by your stories!

    Haylen

    p.s. My daughters are 2.5 and 6 - Although I don't have personal experience with preemies, I'm learning!
     
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    nyoka4u responded:
    1. How many weeks gestation was your LO? 33weeks 1 day
    2. Birth weight/length? 3lbs 7oz 15.7 inches-at her lowest weight she was 2lbs 2oz
    3. How long were you in the NICU, if at all? 31 days
    4. Why was he/she born early? Went in for a non stress test, said her heart rate was dipping so they took me, knocked me totally out and took her
    5. How big is your LO now? She's 4 1/2 months, 3 months corrected, and a little over 10 lbs and about 20 or so inches long
    6. Newest accomplishment? Smiling and laughing like a crazy baby. Likes to sit up while being supported.
     
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff replied to nyoka4u's response:
    nyoka4U - Thanks for sharing!

    Already liking to sit up - you might have an early crawler/walker on your hands

    What is better than a smiling, laughing crazy baby? My 2.5 is recovering from an awful illness - 104.6 fever on Monday. Today she was laughing and running - WHEW...I didn't realize how tense I had been this week...

    Anyone else wanna check in?

    Haylen
     
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    nyoka4u replied to Haylen_WebMD_Staff's response:
    I hope so, now if I could just figure out why the last 4 nights at 7 pm like clock work she has gone on a screaming fit. I posted the question in the 3-6 month board if you would like to read it. Perhaps you have some advise. Glad to hear your LO is getting better, that has to be scary.
     
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    hjf2011 responded:
    30wk2days
    3lbs 7oz 16inches long
    40days
    high prolonged stress levels, bicornial uterus, PROM
    6lbs7oz
    feeding well
     
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    adalexnaya responded:
    1) 31 weeks 2 days
    2) Adrian 3 lbs 12 oz 153/4 in, Alex 3lbs 7 oz 16 1/4 in
    3) Adrian 28 days, Alex 2 months 5 days
    4) Twins-spontaneous premature delivery cause unknown.
    5) they are 2 yrs 3 mos
    6) Adrian said first word~No and does somersault, Alex speaks 3 words sentences and runs more than 5 steps without falling!
     
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    EmmaandWyattsmommy responded:
    1. 32wks
    2.3lbs 10oz 17.5"long
    3. 32days
    4. preeclampsia/blood clot-placenta abrubtion
    5. last weight 11lbs
    6. saying dada(but not connecting it to dad yet) scooting/crawling


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