Prematurity . org

Preemie Shops

Premature Baby Premature Child

Preemie Books


preemie

Joyce - Preemie Child Member

Justine and Destiny were premature at 25 weeks gestation.Justice and Destiny were born on 1-19-93 at 25 weeks gestation due to PROM. Destiny had a typical little girl feeder and grower experience although she did have a Grade I IVH and some circulatory problems that resulted in the loss of the tips of two fingers. At age 5 now she was a sharp little cookie but EXTREMELY hyperactive. She did well in preschool which is Montessori-style so she can float from one activity to another and stay busy and learning all day. I am very worried about kindergarten which she will be attending this coming fall. She already knows all the kindergarten stuff and if she gets bored or is expected to sit in a chair for long periods of time, trouble will follow.

Justice had one of the more complicated sorts of NICU stays. While he managed to emerge physically intact, he is diagnosed with PDD which is an autistic spectrum disorder. He is also very hyper and distractible. At age five he had approximately 50 words that he uses communicatively. He has been in public schools since 33 months of age and believe me, that has been a real learning experience - for me.

You can contact Joyce at jworsle@MAIL.PRATT.LIB.MD.US

Back to Preemie Child Members

Preemie Child Mailing List for Parents of Premature Children
Preemie Child Support Forum

Forum & Members
Purpose of Preemie Child
Join Preemie Child

Preemie Child Rules
Preemie Child Instructions
Meet Our Members
Preemie Child History
Our Childrens Gallery

See Also:
Preemie Articles & Resources

Book Reviews
Preemie Books
Special Needs Books
Author Interviews


Premature Delivery Premature Baby - Surviving the NICU Preemie Parenting Preemie Celebrations Preemie Advocacy Home - Premature Baby - Premature Child Prematurity Books Shopping for Preemie Parents Forum on Prematurity Preemie Child Show and Tell - children's art and stories Preemie Special Needs and Development Preemie Child Mailing LIst - Email support

Prematurity

Author Interviews | Preemie Books

| Premature Birth & Delivery | Surviving the NICU | Preemie Parenting | Advocacy |
| Preemie Celebrations | Preemie Children Show & Tell | Preemie Guest Book |
| Preemie Special Needs & Development | Prematurity Research |
| Preemie Child Discussion List |

All Contents Copyright

Information and Encouragement for your Preemie Baby and Preemie Child

Premature Baby Premature Child http://www.prematurity.org