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PPROM Survivor: Jack

"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 […]

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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 […]

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

"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

" 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

"I ppromd at 31w2d and was admitted to banner Thunderbird in Phoenix,az till 34 weeks but he came at 31w6d at 4lbs4oz. Spent 45 days in the NICU and now is 3. My advice is to take it one day at a time and take time for yourself as well '- Brenda Gibbner @ Valour […]

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

" 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

"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 […]

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under 27 weeks
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 […]

February 24, 2021

"I ppromed at 23w. I was in the hospital with very painful labor for the next five weeks. Yes you read that right 5 whole weeks. At 28w I couldn't feel any movement and asked the nurses to look. The looked and found her very faint heartbeat. I was rushed to the or where I […]

February 24, 2021

"Baby Gracie born on 4th may 2019 at 28+4 by emergency c section due to infection, pprom at 22+6 and had no measurable fluids up until a couple days before birth where there was a 1cm pocket, my pregnancy had complications from the beginning mainly with bleeding , I had spotting from 12weeks on, and […]

February 24, 2021

"Kinsley was an identical twin. At 20 weeks I had to have a procedure done to try to save them. Only Kinsley survived. There was a risk of pprom and preterm labor because of the procedure. Sure enough 7.5 weeks later... there she was." - Sabrina Aidean @ Valour Foundation. All images and content are […]

February 24, 2021

"I ppromed at 22 weeks +2, delivered at 37 weeks +2 weighing 6 pounds 12. No days in NICU. I stayed on bed rest for the remainder of my pregnancy and had lots and lots of water. Had vitamins and an actimel a day. He is now 6 months old "- Lauren Kershaw @ Valour […]

February 24, 2021

"PPROM at 27w...delivered via c section at 34w. 6 days in the NICU. Active duty military and I should have slowed down rather then my body forcing me to. 7 weeks of hospital bed rest was so hard but necessary for the well being of our babies."- NeTasha Hutto-Harris @ Valour Foundation. All images and […]

February 24, 2021

"Aden, pprom at 24 weeks born at 32 weeks. Bedrest in hospital for 8 weeks. 30 days in nicu. Turns 7 this year." - Ashley Evans @ Valour Foundation. All images and content are copyright. Please do not copy without permission.

under 21 weeks
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 […]

February 24, 2021

"Ppromed at 21 weeks delivered at 25+4 weighing 1 pound 5. Now 17 weeks old.l and 7 pound 4. We spent 15 weeks in NICU. I had a UTI and BV(they wouldn't treat because was only grade 2) which we think was the cause xx"- Maddie-ann Chapman @ Valour Foundation. All images and content are […]

February 21, 2021

"I started leaking and bleeding at 8 weeks and had many trips to the ER because I knew something was wrong. Ultrasounds kept showing low normal fluid levels; I was told I was probably in the process of miscarrying. At 17 weeks, I awoke from a nap soaked. I contacted my doctor, who was aware […]

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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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