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With all the talk of how many weeks gestation we'd be comfortable birthing at home, I am curious, has anyone here UC'd a baby at 34 or 35 weeks? If so, how did it work out? Thanks in advance.
 

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I'm interested in hearing too...I have long pregnancies.
 

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I believe I did. barely 35 by conception and cycle length. It was OK but I would have wished he was more done.<br><br>
He was small (2lbs smaller and 4" shorter then our others), had GERD (for 3 years), problems with figuring out nursing, Jaundice, and couldn't figure out breathing for a few days (kept snorting like a pig every other breath with eh chest going in, blue hands and feet for weeks), and other markers of prematurity. We had a bilibed at home for several weeks. I was glad because it kept him warm, he had like NO body fat at all. Several years later, my sister had a baby of the same age in the hospital and I couldn't believe the issues they had. They were exactly the same, but medically managed. It at once showed me how lucky we were, and how serious the situation was. we had many illnesses those first 2 years with him, and many dr visits. He lost weight for 6 months, and was the size of a 4mo at 11 months. Its not fun. I'd put my hope and prayers into finding ways to go full term.<br><br>
The birth was very quick and straightforward though, but I would trade that a million times for all the worry and heartache we poured out over his first year or two. There were many days and nights we didn't know if he would make it.<br><br>
My son is nearly 4 now, littlesmartypantstroublemaker. He's big for his age, and our only prayer was that his brain would be unaffected. He's super smart, advanced but has no conscience.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 
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