1 lb 3 oz baby born

Are you part of the NICU club? Do you have a child who is still struggling with the effects of being born too soon from preeclampsia? Share your concerns and stories here among parents who have been there.
threesparkles
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Re : 1 lb 3 oz baby born

Postby threesparkles » Tue Jan 22, 638318 12:25 am

My 27 weeker was not placed on the vent until Day 2, then he was off the vent and back on CPAP within 5 days thereafter. So yes, it's very possible! They can do amazing things! Sounds like he's quite the little figher :) Thinking of your friend!

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Re : 1 lb 3 oz baby born

Postby ozierja » Mon Jan 21, 638318 9:15 pm

Off the vent is awesome! My 27+5 weeker came off the vent in 1 day!

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Re : 1 lb 3 oz baby born

Postby cassie05 » Sun Aug 15, 638315 10:58 pm

My prayers to your friend. Like the others said it is possible for a baby to come off the vent that quickly. we recieved the steriod injections with my son the two days before delivery. He was born at 27+4 and was only off and on the vent for 3 days, then CPAP, then nasal canula.

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Re : 1 lb 3 oz baby born

Postby kelly1972 » Tue Aug 03, 638315 2:36 pm

Yes its possible to be off vent in a week. Nicole is a former 27 weeker and was off the vent and on CPAP after 5 days and did amazing. Good luck to your friend and hopefully she joins on us here. Congrats to her on the arrival of her son. You're right preeclampsia does suck!

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Re : 1 lb 3 oz baby born

Postby kara » Sat Jul 24, 638315 1:47 am

Summer,
Glad you invited her to the boards...hopefully she'll stop by when she is ready. And yes, it's fully possible that a 28 weeker could be off a vent in a week. He might still be on CPAP and oxygen though, you see. But as the NICU goes, sometimes those little ones take two steps forward and then one step back. It's a rollercoaster.

We'll keep her, baby, and the family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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1 lb 3 oz baby born

Postby summerw77 » Fri Jul 23, 638315 10:45 pm

My friend's co=worker just delivered a 1 lb 3 oz baby @ 28 weeks, she's @ a great NICU though. It's a little boy, he's now 1 week old. I messaged her on myspace to tell her about this board, I hope she joins. She lives in WY but is having to stay hours away in CO, that's going to be very hard with a baby who wil have such a long stay. She thinks they already got the baby off the vent @ a week old, is that possible?
Preeclampsia sucks. =( =(


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