Monique – Premmie Parent Of The Moment

Parent Names: Monique

How many premmie babies do you have? 1

How long were they hospitalised for? 3 months

Is there any prematurity in your families history? No

How did you cope with the world of prematurity when your child/children were born? Very difficult being the single parent of a 3 yr old

How did you feel when you first saw your child/children after they were born? Hopeful, shock, bewilderment

Did you find it hard deciding to have another baby or have you decided no more? No more

Have there been any lasting complications due to your child/children’s prematurity? if so how have you dealt with it? No

How do you feel now about prematurity and how do you help others be aware of how serious it is for babies? My baby was born at 28 weeks, weighing 620 grams, due to pre eclampsia and Hellp Syndrome. I would advise Mum’s to be to contact the hospital or doctor if they have any symptoms relating to swelling or high blood pressure.


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