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I have 8 weeks left in my pregnancy and can a baby born 2 months early live?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:25 PM on Dec. 6, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Yes. Are you thinking you're in labor?
    TARARENEE

    Answer by TARARENEE at 3:26 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • yes. There are babies born even earlier than that that live. Your chances of viability of course get better and better the closer to 40 weeks you get.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 3:26 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • You are 32 weeks? Yes a baby can live then. My niece was born at 31 weeks. She spent 8 weeks in NICU but is fine now.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 3:26 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • Yes, but if your not already in labor, don't force yourself into it.
    bjojola

    Answer by bjojola at 3:27 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • Yes they can live, however it's usually always risky to have babies early. Their lungs and such not being fully developed, not being able to eat on their own, needing to be in the NICU, with tubes.

    So yes they can live, but hopefully yours waits just a little longer.

    Congrats and good luck with your pregnancy. : )
    Skepticchick

    Answer by Skepticchick at 3:31 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • congrates on ur pregnancy not long now they say a bby is full term at 37weeks, the closer to ur due date is better but at ur stage of pregnancy is a very high chance everythin will be just as normal as a full term preg x
    Tam866

    Answer by Tam866 at 3:38 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • Of course a baby can be born very early and live. Look at what the duggars went through with JOsie. God bless you little one, let them cook all the way.
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 3:40 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • They can, my son was born at 34 weeks, and after a 2-week NICU stay was healthy as an ox. Generally speaking, the longer they can stay in utero, the better their chances are of not having severe complications. Good luck to you!
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 4:41 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • yes
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 4:57 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • My daughter was born at 28 weeks gestation/3 months early and she not only lived, but she totally thrived! HOWEVER, this is not always the case; the earlier they come, the more risk for complications. Good luck to you and your little one.
    FootballMom85

    Answer by FootballMom85 at 6:21 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

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