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by marybees
Wed Jan 10, 2007 02:33 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Fontanelle Closing
Replies: 7
Views: 1416

Re : Fontanelle Closing

<t>HI Melody,<br/> My son was a 2lbs 12ounce 30 week preemie.His anterior fontanel didn't close till after his 2nd birthday.My pediatrician was concerned ran the thyroid test and just watched as he exhibited no neurologic signs.She said that in my sons case it was probably related to the fact that i...
by marybees
Thu Dec 28, 2006 01:41 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: delayed
Replies: 7
Views: 873

Re : delayed

<t>I would have to say trust your gut instinct.If you feel your son may have a problem I would say investigate it further.Has your son been to see a Developmental pediatrician?My son is a former 30 weeker and we see a developmental pediatrician once a year to see if he is on track developmentally.Th...
by marybees
Mon Aug 07, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Hernia Operation..
Replies: 16
Views: 1471

Re : Hernia Operation..

When my son had his surgery,he didn't need to see any specialist prior.They did pull up a copy of his echo and the cardioligist report that he had while he had been in nicu to check for any potential problems.
by marybees
Thu Aug 03, 2006 11:52 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Hernia Operation..
Replies: 16
Views: 1471

Re : Hernia Operation..

<t>My son was a former 30 weeker,he had a bilateral inguinal hernia repair when he was 2 years old.The surgery lasted about one hour.He was given general anesthesia as well as a regional block.It was a daysurgery for us.After he woke up from anesthesia and was able to drink a little we were discharg...
by marybees
Thu Apr 20, 2006 06:48 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Can bed rest help with pre eclampsia??
Replies: 14
Views: 2115

Re : Can bed rest help with pre eclampsia??

<t>For me I don't think bedrest really did that much good.Basically within 10 days of my blood pressures elevating and despite bp meds and bedrest my son had to be delivered at 30 weeks.my protein skyrocketed,my liver enzymes shot up and my platelets began to fall.I don't think there was an interven...
by marybees
Wed Jan 11, 2006 01:26 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Rotavirus
Replies: 17
Views: 930

Re : Rotavirus

<t>Sorry to hear your dealing with the nasty rotavirus.On average rotavirus last 7-10 days.There is usually profuse diarrhea and sometimes vomitting.Its really important to keep fluids going around the clock kids as well as adults can become easily dehydrated with it.I dont have to tell you its extr...
by marybees
Tue Jul 12, 2005 02:16 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: What should we expect
Replies: 10
Views: 1021

Re : What should we expect

<t>Hi,<br/> My little man was born at 30 weeks 2lbs 12 ounces,15 1/2 inches long.He spent about 7 weeks in the hospital befor coming home.The NICU can be a crazy roller coaster ride.One day your up the next your down.Sometimes the best you can do is just hold on tight.I think having a baby in the NI...
by marybees
Wed Jun 22, 2005 11:02 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: A Colorado Woman NEEDS YOU
Replies: 34
Views: 2096

Re : A Colorado Woman NEEDS YOU

<t>Hi Jill,<br/> I went into the hospital at 29 5/7 week received steroid shots and delivered my son Hunter at 30 2/7 weeks.He was delivered by csection weighed 2lbs 12 ounces.He cried loudly in the delivery room and was a fighter from day one.He was ventilated 18 hours then cpap3 days and then room...
by marybees
Mon Apr 18, 2005 10:51 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: I missed the "pregnancy experience"!
Replies: 14
Views: 1463

Re : I missed the "pregnancy experience"!

<t>Hi Jennifer,<br/> I can totally relate to what your saying.My son Hunter was born at 30 weeks,he is currently 17 months.I often feel a sense of loss till this day at not being able to complete a full 40 weeks.I never really had the big belly.In fact I had an insensitive L&D nurse tell me afte...
by marybees
Wed Apr 06, 2005 10:39 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: How often is "normal" for labwork??
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re : How often is "normal" for labwork??

When my blood pressure became high my ob started doing the pe labs weekly within 2 weeks my labs went from normal to severe pe and necessitated delivery.My ob wanted to stay on top of things and she did.

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