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In need of ostomy surgeries numbers

SammyandRhonda
  • By SammyandRhonda · Posted October 22, 2013
  • In Events and resources · 0 replies
  • I am wondering if anybody can help me. I am ostomy patient and now have my very own stoma along with the un-scheduled output to prove it. I have been trying to trace down numbers of ostomy patents in ...

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  • By yesnoita · Posted January 24, 2013
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FET after c section

pls34
  • By pls34 · Posted June 2, 2012
  • In Events and resources · 0 replies
  • hi, am a new member, i had a premature baby born on 26th weeks via c section, unfortunately the baby passed away after 2 weeks, my doctors are telling me i can have another transfer of two frozen embryoz ...

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Mylittleangle
  • By Mylittleangle · Posted April 19, 2012
  • In After the NICU · 0 replies
  • Ha i have a baby that was in the nicu he is know 7month and has not started rolling over yet how lond does it sometimes take? what do i need to be looking for if my son may have some probleming from beging ...

It's Time to Lick Autism

twinmomva1
  • By twinmomva1 · Posted February 9, 2012
  • In Events and resources · 0 replies
  • Hi All, I thought this might be of interest to the group http://www.examiner.com/special-needs-ki ds-in-washington-dc/it-s-time-to-lick-au tism ...

Helping siblings cope when the baby comes home

twinmomva1
  • By twinmomva1 · Posted October 31, 2011
  • In NICU siblings · 0 replies
  • Try carving some uninterrupted time with each child even it is only 15 or 20 minutes ...

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Mylittleangle
  • By Mylittleangle · Posted October 3, 2011
  • In NICU siblings · 0 replies
  • Ha everybody i have 4 children and out of the 4 i had one that was in the nicu and now is home i really dont have any help from my husband with zion because he thinks that he is going 2 hurt him or sometime ...

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Mylittleangle
  • By Mylittleangle · Posted September 16, 2011
  • In After the NICU · 2 replies
  • i have a baby in nicu right now. i also have three other children at home. what can i do 2 help him get use 2 beging around noise when he has been in the hospital with out it ...

So happy to have found this support forum

FrenchQuarterDoodles
  • By FrenchQuarterDoodles · Posted August 29, 2011
  • In Events and resources · 0 replies
  • I am a Wife and Mom living in GA. My husband and I adopted five of our six children from Eastern Europe. Each is a Blessing but also suffer from various medical and developmental challenges. I am happy ...

Are there any NICU moms in need of support?

twinmomva1
  • By twinmomva1 · Posted August 25, 2011
  • In In the NICU · 5 replies
  • Are there any Moms currently in the NICU who are in need of support? The NICU PAB is just a keystroke away ...

We can offer special help with child ostomates

gastronautsrus
  • By gastronautsrus · Posted July 26, 2011
  • In Discharge preparation · 0 replies
  • Unfortunately a number of youngsters are born with a condition (normally Hirschsprung's disease) that needs ostomical surgery (replacement of bowel with an external pouch). To help children overcome life ...

Nervious about babies discharge

twinmomva1
  • By twinmomva1 · Posted March 9, 2011
  • In Discharge preparation · 0 replies
  • Are there any new parents out there who are nervous about being discharge ...

SBS, What should I do?

MommyLe
  • By MommyLe · Posted January 21, 2011
  • In In the NICU · 1 reply
  • I am a proud new mom of a 11 day old baby girl. For the first 10 days she was doing really well, suddenly she developed NEC and had to go through surgery. As a result of this she has Short Bowel Syndrome ...

Rop after surgery

Jennathomsen
  • By Jennathomsen · Posted January 8, 2011
  • In After the NICU · 1 reply
  • Hi everyone, we have a 25 week baby boy born 975grams which was good for his gestation. No major issues apart from breathing, ventilated, cpap and came hm on oxygen. Developed stage 3 with plus rop from ...

Kangaroo Care

aplus67
  • By aplus67 · Posted December 22, 2010
  • In In the NICU · 0 replies
  • If you are still in the NICU, are you doing Kangaroo Care (i.e. holding your baby skin to skin)? If not, encourage the doctors and nurses to let you do it as soon and as frequently as possible. Most studies ...

Workshop - Dealing w/ a Child's Chronic Illness (Parent Resource Center)

aplus67
  • By aplus67 · Posted November 30, 2010
  • In Events and resources · 0 replies
  • I saw this and I thought I would post if for anyone who it might help. Children with Chronic Illness Does your child have a chronic illness? Are you aware of the impact a chronic illness can have on a ...

Share Your Story

LMK219
  • By LMK219 · Posted November 23, 2010
  • In Events and resources · 0 replies
  • You have the unique experience of parenting a child who has been in the NICU. This is where you can share YOUR story. You have two options: you can post a one-time "Simple Story" which others can then ...

Caringbridge

LMK219
  • By LMK219 · Posted November 23, 2010
  • In Events and resources · 0 replies
  • CaringBridge provides free websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends, making each health journey easier. CaringBridge is powered by generous donors ...

NICU Sibling Educational Classes

LMK219
  • By LMK219 · Posted November 23, 2010
  • In NICU siblings · 0 replies
  • Classes for siblings will be offered twice a month for current and past Georgetown NICU patients and their families. Please check our calendar for the next upcoming class! Through the class, siblings ...

Medical Terminology in Kid Friendly Language

LMK219
  • By LMK219 · Posted November 23, 2010
  • In NICU siblings · 0 replies
  • It is easy for young children to misunderstand medical language and interpret them to their own understanding. For help with medical terms, visit the following websites: www.kidshealth.org http://www.starlight.org/programs ...

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