question about 36 weekers

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Re: question about 36 weekers

Postby trish » Wed Sep 14, 2011 07:08 pm

My 36 weeker didn't need any NICU time. She had to stay in the nursery the first day because she was having issues keeping her temp up & then had to stay an extra day under the bili lights but it was all in the regular nursery.
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Elizabeth 11/6/03 induced at 37 weeks for PE
Katie 4/13/05 induced at 38 weeks for PE
Allison 12/27/07 induced at 36 weeks for PE then PP PE & BP issues for over a year

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Re: question about 36 weekers

Postby z1ggy23 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 07:06 pm

I have heard that the steroids have little effect if administered after 32 weeks.
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Re: question about 36 weekers

Postby aajatwins » Wed Sep 14, 2011 02:28 pm

thought I'd chime in, if you don't mind :)
I went into preterm labor at 30 weeks and got the steroid shots then, but my boys held off until 36 weeks on the dot. One of them didn't need NICU at all and the other only needed 4 days to slow his breathing so they could give him a bottle. Neither needed oxygen or anything like that. They were both slightly jaundice, but not enough to keep them.
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Aidan & Jordan - 7.2.09 at 36 weeks. Induction turned emergency c-section due to eclampsia. big healthy toddlers today!
Asa - 10.23.11 at 39 weeks. NO hypertensive issues!! successful VBAC :)

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question about 36 weekers

Postby steffthomas » Wed Sep 14, 2011 02:09 pm

Libby123--Did you have to have any kind of steroid shots at 36 weeks? I had them with my little one born at 32 but don't really know much of what to expect after that?! Any NICU time at all?

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