Richard’s Gallery – Born at 34 Weeks Gestation

Baby’s name: Richard Neil Anthony Ross Erdman
Gestation born: 34 weeks gestation
Weight when born: 1990 grams
Days spent in hospital: 2 months (still in hospital)
Your baby’s current age: 40 weeks

Reason for early arrival 
Richard was fully breech, water and membranes broke very early at 7 wks. He has a Multicystic dysplastic kidney condition and a hole in the lungs and heart. He has been putting on weight since he has been in hospital. He was in ICU for three weeks at Special Care in Flinder’s Medical Centre in Adelaide but will be transferred to Mildura Base and continue to be in hospital for a long time.





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