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Triplets born 26 wks & 2 dys; @ NICU in QMH

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    Seb's Dad is offline Registered User
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    Triplets born 26 wks & 2 dys; @ NICU in QMH

    Tess was admitted to QMH Saturday due to a concern of oncoming premature labour. Drs gave her steroids for the babes' lungs. Tess fought off labour until Monday morning, then not delivering them would have threatened the babies lives.

    1 boy (2.2 lbs) and 2 girls (2.1 and 1.65 lbs) born premature by emerg C in Hong Kong around 11 AM February 23rd at 26 weeks and two days. The NICU doctor said their "condition was quite satisfactory" for 26 weeks, but we still have a long road ahead of us. We've already had some mild complications in the first 36 hours but generally okay.

    You can see the pics here...

    I need to find a book called "Kangaroo Care" by Susan Ludington-Hoe. Apparently it provides a lot of info for parents on dealing with the more humane and psychological side of preemie babies. Does anyone know if this book is available in HK? If someone can help me locate it I can send out our amah or friends to buy it. I can be e-mailed directly at [email protected] since I won't check the site for another 12 hours.

    Thanks everyone and please keep us in your prayers.


    Seb and the Trip's Dad

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    About the book, I've checked the HK libaray and unfortuantely they don't have it. Have also sent an email to Mothers of Multiples to see if anyone can lend you a copy.

    Take care and don't forget to update us on Tess and the tripls.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you!


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    Congratulations on your new 3 little blessings! What an adventure you have in front of you. Best wishes to you all. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!

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    Smile Congratulations!

    Congratulations!! ^_^

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. ^_^

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    Seb and trip's dad,

    Congratulations! Trust the NICS at Queen Mary's. They are the best team in Hong Kong. My blessings to you, your wife and the babies!


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    Kangaroo Care

    The La Leche League library has both the book Kangaroo Care by Susan Ludington-Hoe and a video Kangaroo Mother Care by Nils Bergman.

    You do not need to be a member to borrow these items.

    Contact one of the Leaders:
    Sarah 2548-7636
    Judi 2987-5809
    Maggie 2817-7475
    Rochelle 2947-7147
    Tanja 2259-3081

    Best wishes to you and all your family,

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    Charles and Tess,

    I admire your courage and your faith in God. In your words, you are all in the "palm of a great hand". My thoughts and prayers with you and your family.

    God bless you.

    Lai San

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