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Premature Baby Born At 30 Weeks
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
See below: Follow the advice provided to you by the nicu staff. Also, the majority of alarms will be false alarms. Try the best you can to remain calm when you have alarms. ...Read more
4 month old baby born at 35w+3days. Should baby's born this early (5weeks) wait longer until they are introduced to solids?
Baby diet: Basically, in these days we do not recommend early introduction of solid food not even to full term infants because of food allergies. If the baby is growing well you may introduce the solid food around 6 mo of age unless otherwise advised by his pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More information: Premature delivery is typically defined as less than or before 37 weeks gestation. The incidence of complications increases based on earlier gestational age and lower birth weight. Management of expectant mothers can include drugs to prevent premature delivery and to improve development of the lungs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 34yr. had 2 miscarriages at 20weeks. have 1 baby born at 31 weeks after cerclage.had gestational diabetes.possible risks for another baby?
Gestational age at 13.8 weeks, fetal heart beat 165& at 18.1 weeks, 155. Is my baby gender boy or girl?
Water broke @ 35 weeks, then contractions started few hrs later, then baby born 14hrs later. Is this pprom, prom or preterm birth?
Impossible to say: Unfortunately, it's impossible to say without a physical & neurological exam. More often than not, there is some lasting effect ... However, the degree of severity varies A LOT - from minimal to very disabling. Best to discuss this with a neonatologist. The program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is the best I've seen. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Great!: Now days babies born at 28 weeks, have a 95% chance of survival. It does not mean they will not require a lot of care and support both inside and out the nicu. ...Read more
Water broke @ 35.5 wks, then contractions started 4hr later, then baby born 14hr later. Is this prom, pprom or preterm birth? No health issues.
Yes: Now th and rom before 36 weeks is premature. ...Read more
What normal weight/height gain for 7 months premature baby boy who born at birth 1.67 kg and height at 41 cm. Breastfeeding and now 3.5 months old. ?
Needs more calories: You haven't mentioned how premature was your baby,but my guess he was born at 31-32 weeks gestation,at 1.67 kgs,now at age 7 months he is 3.5 kgs,doubled his birth weight,but still needs more,hope his other developmental milestones are fine.Usually premature babies catch up with normal growth after 2-3 months,I am afraid breastfeeding alone isn't enough,he needs more nutrition,see his doctor ...Read more
Had premature birth @ 24 weeks with twins due to my cervix dialating 4years agoim now 19weeks pregnant with a single baby will my cervix dialate again?
35 weeks pregnant.U/S shows cord around baby's neck.OBGYN said baby is fine and doesn't seem too concerned.Could cord strangle the baby before birth?
Ultrasound: First question, why US at 35 weeks? Have there been problems with pregnancy? This is not uncommon and not real risk for child at this point. Not much room in there at this point to move around. At delivery very common to find cord around neck. Usually very easy to deal with. I would not worry. Hope this helps. Good luck with rest of pregnancy (the hard part now at this phase) and the deliver ...Read more
Yes;Depending: The survival of an infant at 28 wks is possible at most centers that are prepared for such deliveries. Early recognition & aggressive treatment of respiratory & other issues are needed & with rx they can make it.However, some deliver prematurely because of problems such as infection, maternal hypertension, etc. & the degree of instability caused by these issues can influence outcome. ...Read more
Our first daughter was born 8 weeks premature 7 years ago. What are the chances of having another premature birth?
My premature baby, born at 32 weeks and now 4 weeks old, has just come home from the nicu. We notice she stops breathing while burping.
Mgt/workup: Premature infants are developing their pattern of breathing, and it is not uncommon to have short pauses. If there is a pause longer than 15 seconds or any distress/color change, an apnea test can be useful in determining the cause. If there is a pattern during sleep, observe your daughter for pauses, and discuss with your PCP. Note any upper airway noise or movement of her arms/legs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I delivered surrogate mo/di twins at 30 weeks due to 25% placental abruption. Are my chances higher at a p/a again with another pregnancy?
9weeks pregnant ultrasound shows twins. One baby healthy with heartbeat. Other baby stopped growing at 7weeks. Is this dangerous for the healthy baby?
Any newborn infant with a gestational age of less 37 weeks- since most pregnancies other than in vitro fertilization cannot determine exact dates of conception, several methods such as early ultrasound, last menstrual period, and the Ballard gestational assessment can ...Read more
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