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Old 04-01-2012, 07:58 PM   #11
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Re: A baby and a NICU stay

Originally Posted by umphreysmommy View Post
Congrats on your baby!! Same thing happened with my little girl and we had to transfer in from a home birth. It was the same thing with the fluid. We were in for 4 days, only 2 in NICU but 2 more in "observation", she was the same story not even getting any treatment in the NICU just hooked up to lots of monitors and they gave her IV antibiotics too (in case of infection) which she didn't have.
same here

We transfered from birth center. I pushed him past 7cm while mw "stretched my cervix open"(totally dont recommend). He was in for 4 days. It called transient tachypnea very common. I agree it is VERY hard to see your lo in the NICU and not able to be home recovering . Hang in there mama. I was able to nurse and hold him none stop after the first day. I was able to hold him a lot the first day but all feeds were tube.


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