Hi i was born 3months premature as well im now 27/F im not sure how much i weighed when i was born but i know it wasnt much as i had to get special clothes made for me and iv seen pictures of objects like a urination sample jar next to me and it was bigger then my head.
un fortunately i experienced a bowel perforation at five days old and had to have a part of my bowel cut out as i was too small to stitch back up i lived with a colostomy bag for the first year or so of my life i also lived that in the hospital in a humidity crib most of the time. the doctors told my mum i should of died and was very lucky that i was born a girl and not a boy because if i was a boy i most likely wouldnt of survived as females naturally have a higher thresh hold of pain and more of a will power to survive so i guess you could say i was born a fighter.
as for learning difficulties i have Inatentive ADHD i wasnt diagnosed till i was an adult so as i child i thought i was dumb and slow because i couldnt keep up when in the actual fact i was actually quiet smart i am actually pretty good at maths and science more then most.
Other problems i am coming across: -i have had my gallbladder removed 3 years ago they say it never worked properly
-more then one problem with my knees currently undergoing my 3rd surgery on my left knee and as for my right they keep putting it of and want to as long as possible its going to involve alott.
-Stress and Anxiety -Hyper Flexability over my whole body -i am allergic to latex and bandaids both sticky and wrapps
-my eardrums are unusually close to the out side of my ears but no hearing difficulties.
-An enlarged Optical nerve though i have perfect vision.
i dont know if this is a problem but i tend to bruise easily but have no supposed problems with my blood im sure theres more it seems every time theres something wrong the doctors put it down to me being born so early i think there should be a further study into premature babys as adultsView Thread
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