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PPROM Survivor: Indiana Brooke

"Indi is doing amazingly. She needed some breathing support for the first two hours of her life in nicu then she was moved to special care after one day. She was in incubator and needed blue light for jaundice 3 times. Now she is smiling and a very happy baby. No issues with her health. […]

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March 19, 2021

"Indi is doing amazingly. She needed some breathing support for the first two hours of her life in nicu then she was moved to special care after one day. She was in incubator and needed blue light for jaundice 3 times. Now she is smiling and a very happy baby. No issues with her health. […]

March 19, 2021

"My daughter was born at 23.6 and pprom at 19.1 and just had her first birthday last Thursday. Hopefully getting off oxygen tomorrow! I made a video for her birthday here: https://youtu.be/foyAS0xuo_U " - Livia Berg Knipp @ Valour Foundation. All images and content are copyright. Please do not copy without permission.

March 19, 2021

"Rylee Olivia parker, is now 5 months old, I PPROMED at 22+6, the first doc said there was a infection and get ready to labour her that night, lucky I had the cervical cerclarge and it got stuck so I had to go to theatre and another surgeon found no infection so we were told […]

March 19, 2021

"I ppromed at 25 weeks and gave birth via emergency csection at 30 weeks. Zalyn was born with a 50% chance of surviving past a few days with a bad infection and was on ventilators and oxygen during his 49 days in the NICU and came home on oxygen for 42 more days. He's 4 […]

March 19, 2021

"I was a surrogate. Had subchorionic hemmorage at beginning of pregnancy was on bedrest from 7 to 12 weeks. Pprom at 27 weeks 5 days. Immediately put on bedrest in hospital and was to stay there till 34 weeks. Baby decided to come on her own at 32 weeks exactly. She was born weighing 4 […]

March 19, 2021

"I ppromed at 27 and 4 days had an csection at 28 weeks at 1lb 14oz. My daughter Allie was in the NICU for 95 days. There were a lot of ups and downs while she was there. She is now 3 years old and hitting all of her milestones which at first I was […]

March 19, 2021

"Pprom at 18 weeks, delivered at 25, 1lb14oz. She spent 140 days in the nicu, home on oxygen and feeding tube but is a perfectly healthy 2yo today 💕 Just to stay strong and keep fighting for your baby. Pprom doesn't have to mean it's over, there's still hope." - Christina Alicia @ Valour Foundation. […]

March 19, 2021

"I had a sub chorionic hemorrhage from the beginning of my pregnancy and was on bedrest starting at 16 weeks. At 25 weeks I Ppromed and was on hospital bedrest until I delivered at 30 weeks via C-section. Beau was born weighing 2pds 3 oz and 14 inches long. He had a 70 day NICU […]

February 24, 2021

"I ppromed at 23 weeks, was hospitalized until delivery at 25 weeks, 1 pound 14 ounces. Had contractions 1 to 3 minutes apart for 7 full days until I delivered him vaginally. He spent 89 days in the nicu. Only major issues is severe reflux. Will be 8 months tomorrow" - Dannielle Barbay @ Valour […]

February 24, 2021

"I almost given up on my journey. Here is a little bit of what happened to me. On January 7th I went in for my 19/20 week sonogram. Baby was breech and he had his spine up so we couldn't tell boy or girl. My sonogram tech told me theirs a problem. I flat out […]

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under 27 weeks
March 19, 2021

"Indi is doing amazingly. She needed some breathing support for the first two hours of her life in nicu then she was moved to special care after one day. She was in incubator and needed blue light for jaundice 3 times. Now she is smiling and a very happy baby. No issues with her health. […]

March 19, 2021

"Rylee Olivia parker, is now 5 months old, I PPROMED at 22+6, the first doc said there was a infection and get ready to labour her that night, lucky I had the cervical cerclarge and it got stuck so I had to go to theatre and another surgeon found no infection so we were told […]

March 19, 2021

"I ppromed at 25 weeks and gave birth via emergency csection at 30 weeks. Zalyn was born with a 50% chance of surviving past a few days with a bad infection and was on ventilators and oxygen during his 49 days in the NICU and came home on oxygen for 42 more days. He's 4 […]

March 19, 2021

"I was a surrogate. Had subchorionic hemmorage at beginning of pregnancy was on bedrest from 7 to 12 weeks. Pprom at 27 weeks 5 days. Immediately put on bedrest in hospital and was to stay there till 34 weeks. Baby decided to come on her own at 32 weeks exactly. She was born weighing 4 […]

March 19, 2021

"I ppromed at 27 and 4 days had an csection at 28 weeks at 1lb 14oz. My daughter Allie was in the NICU for 95 days. There were a lot of ups and downs while she was there. She is now 3 years old and hitting all of her milestones which at first I was […]

March 19, 2021

"I had a sub chorionic hemorrhage from the beginning of my pregnancy and was on bedrest starting at 16 weeks. At 25 weeks I Ppromed and was on hospital bedrest until I delivered at 30 weeks via C-section. Beau was born weighing 2pds 3 oz and 14 inches long. He had a 70 day NICU […]

February 24, 2021

"I ppromed at 23 weeks, was hospitalized until delivery at 25 weeks, 1 pound 14 ounces. Had contractions 1 to 3 minutes apart for 7 full days until I delivered him vaginally. He spent 89 days in the nicu. Only major issues is severe reflux. Will be 8 months tomorrow" - Dannielle Barbay @ Valour […]

February 24, 2021

"This was my third pregnancy, first PPROM. I was home in bed, 6AM when my water broke. I drove myself to the nearest hospital, was admitted there, tested positive for amniotic fluid and then sent via ambulance 2 hours away to UVMMC in Vermont. I was given steroids, shot with magnesium. Finally labor stopped and […]

February 24, 2021

" Rhett Lee pprom at 27+6 delivered at 29+6. on bed rest in hospital then at home for two weeks before I started to have an infection. I thought it was the scariest longest two weeks of my life but then my little guy was in the nicu for 68 days. Each day felt like […]

February 24, 2021

"After many complications during my pregnancy my water broke at 25 weeks. I was on hospital bedrest until I delivered Beau at 30 weeks. He was born weighing 2 pds 3 oz and 14 inches long. He spent 70 days in the Nicu. Today he is a happy, healthy, rambunctious 2 year old!!My advice would […]

under 21 weeks
March 19, 2021

"My daughter was born at 23.6 and pprom at 19.1 and just had her first birthday last Thursday. Hopefully getting off oxygen tomorrow! I made a video for her birthday here: https://youtu.be/foyAS0xuo_U " - Livia Berg Knipp @ Valour Foundation. All images and content are copyright. Please do not copy without permission.

March 19, 2021

"Pprom at 18 weeks, delivered at 25, 1lb14oz. She spent 140 days in the nicu, home on oxygen and feeding tube but is a perfectly healthy 2yo today 💕 Just to stay strong and keep fighting for your baby. Pprom doesn't have to mean it's over, there's still hope." - Christina Alicia @ Valour Foundation. […]

February 24, 2021

"I almost given up on my journey. Here is a little bit of what happened to me. On January 7th I went in for my 19/20 week sonogram. Baby was breech and he had his spine up so we couldn't tell boy or girl. My sonogram tech told me theirs a problem. I flat out […]

February 24, 2021

"I pprom'd at 18 weeks, after a number of miscarriages over the years. I was suggested to terminate by several doctors. I refused. I managed to hold my pregnancy until 30 weeks with almost no measurable amniotic fluid. At 29 weeks I was admitted to the hospital, after doing bed rest at home.My baby was […]

February 24, 2021

" I had a sch at 7 weeks and that is what the doctors suspect caused pprom. I had a small leak but didn’t realize what it was at the time. Pprom was confirmed 3 weeks later and I doctors advised me to end my pregnancy because they were convinced our baby wouldn’t make it. […]

February 24, 2021

"My advice would be, take any help offered.. nicu life is hard! Take it Day by day! There will be many downs but you have to find victories in the small stuff! My twins were conceived via iui after struggling with infertility, so needless to say we were over the moon to find out we […]

February 24, 2021

"Bed rest then hospital 23 weeks bed rest. Drank so much water, changing pads up to 6 times a day constant leaking. Docs told me that he could be born with lung disease, limb issues, oxygen till 9 months old. Everything else is fine. Turned 1 yesterday!"- Rebecca Cox @ Valour Foundation. All images and […]

February 24, 2021

"I was ruptured when I was 20 weeks (baby weight was 350g) with a complete loss of fluid. And was admitted to the hospital and completely bed rest and was leaking everyday till I delivered my baby Shruuthii on 31 weeks. She was weight 1.2kg when she born. 48 days nicu journey and now she […]

February 24, 2021

"Pprom at 18 weeks, delivered at 25, 1lb14oz. She spent 140 days in the nicu, home on oxygen and feeding tube but is a perfectly healthy 2yo today Just to stay strong and keep fighting for your baby. Pprom doesn't have to mean it's over, there's still hope." - Christina Alicia @ Valour Foundation. All […]

February 24, 2021

"I ruptured at 18wks and 5 days with a complete loss of fluid. The high risk doctor suggested me terminate my pregnancy as I was to far from my baby to be viable. I refused and was sent home with one week of antibiotics and according to the doctor I was expected to go into […]

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PPROM & BV Awareness

The Valour Foundation was created to bring awareness to about PPROM and its connection with BV. It offers support and hope to parents dealing with PPROM, because every baby matters, every trimester.
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