March 2021 – PreemieWorld Tag

Meet Nakai, Phoenix and Lianella Kanaventi.

After labor first started at 26 weeks, a cerclage was put in place.

Nakai, Phoenix and Lianella were born at exactly 32 weeks, each weighing just over 3 pounds.  All three required breathing treatments for two weeks but they quickly put on weight and learned how to breastfeed.

Phoenix spent 28 days in the NICU, Lianella spent 35 days in the NICU and Nakai spent 36 days in the NICU.

All three of them started walking at 10 months and now at age 3, they are all successfully potty trained and in the 90th percentile and above for height.  They are very advanced in their language and physical capabilities and most people can’t believe they are only 3, let alone preemies!