Join Date: Jul 2010
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Sounds like you both are doing fine. I understand wanting that time at the end. My son came at 34 weeks (a later preemie) and I still look at mom's with big bellies a bit enviously While your daughter won't have preemie issues b/c she isn't a preemie, normal is a wide range and both she and you might benefit from some extra snuggle and quiet time in a wrap or sling (who wouldn't. When my son got home from 3 weeks in the NICU I wrapped him up and didn't leave the house for around a month to recreate that womb like environment. He was my first though, so I had that luxury. Glad you reached out to lactation when you needed it. Congrats and breath! You are doing fine. Also, even is a baby is a preemie, they won't necessarily have issues, even early on. Also, in my experience 34/35 weeks is the border for most late preemie issues and a baby can go home just fine at that stage if the sucking reflex is in and the heart beat is strong and steady.
I am confused. Is this tiny baby a preemie or not? She was technically term, but it was so close. Her tests have been good, but I wonder if I can expect any issues down the road based on her tiny size.
I feel kind of guilty posting here because I know most of you had much more trouble than I did. However, I know I can rely on you for kindness, as well as some experience, strength, and hope.
|47 members and 15,870 guests|
|bananabee , blessedwithboys , Boodah'smama , boomer78 , Childrenareawesome , Dear_Rosemary , debby.tae , Dovenoir , easydoesit , floss&ferd , Georgia Rivera , girlspn , Greg B , hillymum , Iron Princess , juicypakwan , justsamma , katelove , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , Kelleybug , Laurel83 , Leelee3 , Lucee , MamaLeigh , Michele123 , midnight mom , Mirzam , NaturallyKait , redsally , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , samaxtics , sciencemum , shantimama , Shmootzi , Skippy918 , Sugarbaby416 , Turner58800 , VsAngela , zebra15 , Zilver , zoeyzoo|
|Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.|