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  #1  
September 18th, 2004, 10:49 AM
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Does anyone know the survival rate of preemies born at 34-35 weeks? I'm wondering because of my SIL ..... TIA.
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September 19th, 2004, 07:08 PM
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The survival rate is very high that far along. As you may know, my SIL just had her baby August 4th and Landon (my nephew) was 7 weeks early. He had to stay in the NICU for 3 weeks, but he's home now. Plus, she didn't get the steroid injection, so your neice will be fine, I'm sure of it. I know how scary is though b/c of my SIL's situation and b/c Avery was 4 weeks early himself. Just tell her to be strong and know that her little baby will be home with her soon enough. and let us know how it all goes!
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September 20th, 2004, 03:47 AM
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Check out the Preemie information sticky thread. There is a link on survival rates. I believe at that gestation, the survivability is greater than 97 or 98%. There has to be a seious issue (most likely a birth defect) that would cause the child to die at this point.

However, steroid shots may help limit vent/oxygen time, if the lungs are not yet mature.
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September 20th, 2004, 04:07 AM
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At 24 weeks it is 75 % and goes up from ther. At 35 weeks I think the rate is around 95% depending on any conditions.
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September 27th, 2004, 02:08 PM
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oh yeah, extremely good. It's like 90% at 30 wks, which is what the boys were.
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September 27th, 2004, 03:57 PM
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Ryan was a 31.4 weeker, and like most of our preemes he was small!!! Tell her to do lots of loving and talking to the baby... and any skin to skin she can!!!
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October 7th, 2004, 03:28 PM
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My baby was born at 34.6 weeks and they never gave me survival rates but I know they were high. he stayed in the nicu for 12 days. good luck to you sil I hope her baby is just fine and doesn't need a nicu stay.
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