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Has anyone had a very premature baby??? PLEASE ANSWER

I am a high risk for premature labour, I am on bed rest at 22 weeks pregnant. I am very scared because my doctor didn't give us much hope if our baby is born before 24 weeks. I am scared for my baby and would love to hear some success stories!

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firsttimer338

Asked by firsttimer338 at 5:21 PM on Apr. 1, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • My dad and his wife had the quads at 23 weeks, they are now happy and healthy 3 year olds!
    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 5:24 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • They can do amazing things for preemies now a days. I know its easier said than done but try not to stress too much!
    Genice6

    Answer by Genice6 at 5:40 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • i was told placenta previa at 15 weeks, told very little chance of complete full pregnancy
    each time i went in, nurse would say "have you bleed yet?"
    i would say, no and i am not going to
    i did not bleed after the early heavy ones
    had to have her 1 month early c section, could not get close to labor
    she was totally healthy - one month early

    i was given little chance at 15 weeks, proved them all wrong
    hope it helps

    great health to you and your baby!
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 5:59 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • At 24 weeks it is about 50/50 chance but each week after that it goes up..... I would listen to the bed rest orders and try to at least get to 30. My Husband was born at 26 weeks, 28 years ago and is perfectly healthy! Just hang in there and count your blessings as each week passes! Doctors are not God...
    AshJoe05

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 7:28 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • My first son was a primi... it was scary! but keep in touch with the doctors and try not to do very much! rest... couch potato is a good thing in this situation!
    dfwhite

    Answer by dfwhite at 10:12 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

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