Moms Expertise

How to take care of baby born at 27 weeks

Add your advice here…
Message length 300 characters recommended

While your baby is in the NICU the medical team will let you know how you can help with your baby's care. They will probably let you help change their diaper, take them temperature, etc. If you baby is stable enough they will probably let you hold your baby and do some skin to skin kangaroo care.


as baby is still in need of complex, sophisticated medical care and equipment. If you planned to breastfeed, pump to provide now (your body cater makes milk for your baby's premature tummy/body) and to keep your supply intact til baby is capable/strong enough to suck. Ask to try breastfeeding, if you intended to, baby may already be able to. Ask to do Kangaroo care whenever/however possible (skin-to-skin is beneficial to all babies, preemies in particular), talk to baby and touch him/her.

What is Moms Expertise?
“Moms Expertise” — a growing community - based collection of real and unique mom experience. Here you can find solutions to your issues and help other moms by sharing your own advice. Because every mom who’s been there is the best Expert for her baby.
Add your expertise
Baby checklist. Newborn
How to take care of baby born at 27 weeks
04/12/17Moment of the day
Can't believe my lil man is 6 months already!!!
Browse moms
Moms of babies