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Old Jul 28th, 2016, 14:53 PM   1
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Does having a previous premature baby make you high risk?

My last baby was born 5wks early. I had her in a hospital that had a neonatal department onsite. I had requested to be booked into the same hospital with this next baby, but for some reason they have booked me into a different midwife led hospital for low-risk pregnancies with no neonatal care.

Why would they do this?
Has this happened to anyone else?
Is having a baby premature baby not considered high risk?

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Old Jul 29th, 2016, 07:56 AM   2
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It can depend on why your baby came early x

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Old Aug 8th, 2016, 10:07 AM   3
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Depends why. After my first preemie (also 35 weeker) I was midwife care. After he came early too we then transitioned to high risk but there was a reason mine came early.

Maybe request an appointment with a high risk consultant?

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Old Sep 11th, 2016, 02:39 AM   4
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I have had 2 preemies, and they have no clue why I went into pre-term labor. I was considered high risk for my last pregnancy. I hope you have found a doctor willing to go the distance with you sweetie. You should absolutely be considered high risk. The progesterone shots really helped get me a lot further than I was with my first baby. My waters ruptured out of nowhere at 33 weeks and I had to be induced at 34 weeks. Spent a total of 9 days in the hospital. With my first baby she was born at 27 weeks and I just went into pre-term labor, no cause known.

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