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What is a micro preemie?

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Asked by soccerfanatic14 at 9:45 PM on Sep. 25, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • To NICU personnel, a micro premie is one born before 26 weeks gestation and under 1-3/4 pounds. In general, most people who refer to micro premies are speaking of born before 29 weeks and under 3 pounds.

    Answer by mikesmom65270 at 9:52 PM on Sep. 25, 2010

  • i was wonering myself..i saw it in a duggar post earlier

    Answer by FreeSpriT4eva at 11:14 PM on Sep. 25, 2010

  • I had a micro preemie born at 29wks and weighed 2lbs 1oz and she lost weight after she was born...

    Answer by jorjiegirl at 11:36 PM on Sep. 25, 2010

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