3 yr diary of an extremely growth restricted kid

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.
User avatar
Registered User
Posts: 5
Joined: Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:39 pm

Re: 3 yr diary of an extremely growth restricted kid

Postby john.kansana » Tue Oct 24, 2017 07:07 pm

Shop Some diary food from amazon great indian sale https://earningkart.in/amazon-great-indian-sale/

Registered User
Posts: 20
Joined: Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:01 am

Re: 3 yr diary of an extremely growth restricted kid

Postby mom41 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 08:07 am

It is amazing,a miracle. He is a strong boy ( mentally and physically) and I am sure you and your family has a lot to do with him thriving so well !
So much to be proud of ! congratulations!
son 4/2004 subchorionic hematoma but full term, healthy
1/2011 stillborn twins (IVF) due to severe IUGR/ pre-e 23+3 wks, chronic htn
Jason born 3/21/12, 35w 6 days, healthy 4 lbs 15 oz, 18 in, no pre-e but oligo/iugr, 1 week of NICU for hypoglycemia and mild RDS, doing great ! (thank you labetalol, lda, lovenox and my drs!)

Registered User
Posts: 19
Joined: Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:13 am

Re: 3 yr diary of an extremely growth restricted kid

Postby MaisiesMama » Thu Mar 15, 2012 01:12 am

Aw, this is great! Bet it feels amazing :D
Mommy to Maisie, born 7.5 weeks early due to preeclampsia.

User avatar
Forum Moderator
Posts: 476
Joined: Tue Jul 28, 2009 05:54 pm
Location: Alabama

Re: 3 yr diary of an extremely growth restricted kid

Postby aajatwins » Tue Mar 13, 2012 02:14 pm

How awesome!! I know that makes your heart just about burst :) thanks for sharing!
Anna (28) - endometriosis
Hubby (27)
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 :)

User avatar
Registered User
Posts: 290
Joined: Wed Jun 30, 2010 00:17 am

3 yr diary of an extremely growth restricted kid

Postby danielsmom » Mon Mar 12, 2012 01:04 pm

3 years ago, my son was born very tiny, under the chart (less than 0 percentile), at 27 weeks 5 days. We started noticing growth restriction at less than the 2nd percentile at 20 weeks. Most everything that I read, and there's not much for kids in this category, was very grim as far as health and growth prognosis. Most material would say that 90% of kids would catch up in growth by 2 years, EXCEPT for those born in the < 2-5% category, due to early metabolic programming and cell development. So, I wanted to post something positive about him, the exception!

He's now in the 90th percentile for his real age (we quit looking at adjusted age at about 2 years). I'm tall, at 5'9" and my hubby is average at 5'10". Both our family histories run the gamut from really short to really tall.

Here's his 36 month growth chart completed:
growthChart.JPG (136.59 KiB) Viewed 5824 times
Miscarriage Feb 05 & Dec 07
Daniel born Feb 09 at 27w5d, 1 lb 1 oz/12 inches (severe IUGR) due to Severe Pre-E & HELLP. Now tall for age and no complications.
Diagnosed with MTHFR
Cornual Ectopic miscarriage Mar 11
Natalie born 6-5-12 at full term, 7 lb 11 oz & 21.5 inches, progesterone 2-8 weeks (for suspected luteal phase defect), lovenox 6-29 weeks, lda 0-36 weeks, folic.

Return to “Parents of Preemies”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests