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Has anyone had a baby at 25 weeks?

My best friend had her baby at 25 weeks yesterday. He only lived about an hour. We have no idea what went wrong. She has had a healthy pregnancy. In the last week though she was having some pains. We had endles test done and everything came back good. Wenesday night she just had him though.

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Asked by juyehara at 10:09 AM on Oct. 1, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I started going into labor at 24 weeks but they were able to stop it so i didnt deliver till i was 34 weeks. But im sorry for her loss. That must be hard. When they are born that premature there is never a strong chance that they will make it.

    Answer by Shelii at 10:17 AM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • My son was born at 26 weeks, he was small, but a strong fighter, and he is almost 5 now. Am sorry for your friend and baby.

    Answer by 3rdDay at 10:20 AM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • I was actually reading online yesterday about a miracle baby that was born at 21 weeks and 6 days, but the mom lied and told the Dr that she was 23 weeks and 6 days since they wont try and save a baby before 24 weeks bc it's very unlikely they will survivie. This little girl weighed 9oz and was only 9 1/2 inches long. She's about 3 years old now and just fine. I'm an very sorry for your friends loss. I know it must be devastating.

    Answer by misspriss_1987 at 10:38 AM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • my moms cousin did...he lived ( now 7 years old ) ...he just got off of a feeding tube, but he is really healthy and normal just took sooo long.

    Answer by glamomomo at 12:44 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • My son was born at 25 1/2 weeks. He had a huge struggle but finally pulled through and now just has developmental issues. I'm sorry your friends baby didn't make it. I didn't have any difficulties in my pregnancy either. Just happened one day. She is in my prayers!

    Answer by MaMaBaN at 11:15 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

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