What are the chances of having a healthy baby at 32 weeks? I don't want my baby to come out now, but he's acting like he is ready and its stressing me out...but im just trying to relax in knowing that he would be ok if he decided to come now. Does anyone have any experiance in babies being born this early? Again, i want to make it known that i have done nothing to bring this on, not even walking a lot since my feet have been so swollen, and i WANT him to stay in as long as possible so please no lectures.
The survival rate of a baby born at 32 weeks is pretty high, around 98%. One of the biggest problems baby would face is not being able to regulate his body tempature because being born that early he wouldn't have much fat reserves. Its very likely he would spend some time in the NICU, any baby born under 4lbs is required to, but how long would depend.
Yea, i know he would need to stay in nicu for a bit, which stinks because my hospital doesn't have a nicu so he would be lifeflighted an hour away while I'm stuck in the local hospital. Plus, i obviously want a healthy baby.
And i know that weight guesses while in the belly are just guesses, but they estimated him at 4 pounds 2 weeks ago. So I'm hoping that if he does come early that they will at least be close in their estimate. And that was based off an ultrasound
I hadnt 2 weeks ago but he's been head down for almost 2 months and I just had my 4th contraction in an hour and feel a 5th coming on :( i have an appt tomorrow so i really don't want to Go into the er unless i HAVE to
Ahhh tada! I was just telling frankie how i miss u guys. Yea he's still being a little booger and giving me a hard time :/ i keep having bh in between real ones...do i count those too? Cux if so then I've had about 15 lol...hows your little man? He have a name yet? Lol and is orion still cooking?
Drink some water, bath, and sleep if you can lol. I was having this happen a couple days ago maybaby like one or two days after we both had a contraction? Having the pillows between my legs and under my belly helped a lot and eventually the contractions stopped. I told my Dr about it today and they just asked if Id had anymore instances - which I hadnt - and they didnt check me either.
My son was a 36 weeker and he stayed in the nicu for a week. If you go into labor at this point they would try to stop it. I went into labor every week starting at 34 weeks. I was contracting every 2-3 minutes. Try increasing your fluid intake an see if it helps
Oh jeez! Ill praying for April and O :) and I'm trying to take it easy but goodness...guess I'm going to grab a huge bottle of water and get to drinking! Its mostly bh now so I'm hoping that i can hold off til tomorrow, my dr checked me last time so maybe she will this time too! Tada, I'm routing for Greyson Alexander :) and bri ...id love for you to beat me to the punch...I'm sure you are ready lol up til now I've had a pretty easy pregnancy so I'm trying not to ruin that streak lol
What did I tell you about going before me woman?! :) *hugs* Hope everything turns out ok. Dehydration *****... its like no matter how much water you drink its not enough. And I forget now who suggested it but Mio is fricken great if water makes you urpy
That's great news maize!
Dr just came in, i do have proteins in my urine and my blood pressure isn't going down so they are keeping me over night and i am having an u/s in the morning. Baby is still doing great so they aren't worried about him, just my blood pressure.
Thanks hun, I'm trying! Blood pressure just isn't going down and not looking forward to being here without hubby all night :( but i told him to stay home...work is more important right now. Still stinks though
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