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Weaning off mechanical ventilation

BridgetBurkhardt
  • By BridgetBurkhardt · Posted December 27, 2013
  • In Milestones · 0 replies
  • Hello there! I'm new to this site. My 20 month old has a tracheostomy and is oxygen dependent. We've weaned him off of the ventilator while he is awake and we are currently in the process of weaning him ...

I wrote a memoir about my micro preemie!

FromHopeToJoy
  • By FromHopeToJoy · Posted August 4, 2013
  • In In the news · 0 replies
  • Hello mommies! I was hoping for some support. I wrote a memoir about my life-threatening pregnancy and my daughter's micro preemie birth at 23 weeks and her first 4 months in the NICU and I was wondering ...

Child with an ostomy? I CAN HELP!!!

diaper-dandy
  • By diaper-dandy · Posted July 1, 2013
  • In Growth and development · 0 replies
  • Hey there. I am a 31 year old mother in Louisville, KY of a child that was born with an imperforate anus. He went in for surgery to receive a colostomy when he was about 15 hours old. We are fortunate ...

Acupuncture for. Spinal cord injury

Beth_Bingman
  • By Beth_Bingman · Posted April 1, 2013
  • In Growth and development · 0 replies
  • A suggestion was made recently that I should look into Acupuncture as another method in treating my son's spinal cord injury. Have any of you had success with this? Do you have any suggestions in finding ...

Anger and Frustration

db2mom
  • By db2mom · Posted January 21, 2013
  • In Growth and development · 0 replies
  • I need to know if this is normal. I am having a lot of anger and am yelling at my kids more than I used to. I have a set of twins that are almost 4 and a 2 year old. All boys. I try hard not to spank ...

Average time with GJ Tube?

LithiumFlower
  • By LithiumFlower · Posted December 31, 2012
  • In Growth and development · 0 replies
  • Hello, My son Dominic was born at 24w5d and has "severe" BPD. He's been in and out of the PICU the last 6 months due to respiratory distress. He was initially discharged from the NICU on .5L of 100% oxygen ...

PJRT Baby

SVTMommy
  • By SVTMommy · New reply June 1, 2012
  • In Illnesses · 5 replies
  • My baby girl was born with PJRT, she's now 7 months old and has been taking Amiodarone and Propanolol since she was 2 weeks old. I am searching for other mom's with children who have PJRT or SVT to connect ...

cold sores in 3 year old

db2mom
  • By db2mom · New reply April 16, 2012
  • In Illnesses · 1 reply
  • My eldest twin son, had tubes placed and adenoids removed 3 weeks ago. He had a rare complication involving an abscess in his throat and flight to Children's Hospital. He has improved and spent 4 days ...

My baby is delayed... but what's "wrong"

akyoung102006
  • By akyoung102006 · New reply March 30, 2012
  • In Growth and development · 3 replies
  • I guess it's safe to come out of denial. I'm so glad I found this place. No one understands and it seems like my baby's differences are drawing lines in my own mind and I feel separated from friends who ...

Ways to protect baby from sunlight exposure?

hollyw
  • By hollyw · New reply February 28, 2012
  • In Growth and development · 1 reply
  • Anyone have good advice on this? We live in an area with lots of sunlight ...

Finally seizure free

db2mom
  • By db2mom · Posted February 8, 2012
  • In Growth and development · 0 replies
  • My son Jarrek was diagnosed with seizures 1 year ago this week. He spent his second month birthday in the hospital while we were trying to figure out why he was dropping his oxygen sats, turning pale ...

allergies and adenoids

db2mom
  • By db2mom · Posted December 28, 2011
  • In Illnesses · 0 replies
  • Hi and belated Happy Holidays. My 2.75 year old twins and 1 year old are having a terrible time with "allergies" this season. They are updated on their immuniations. The running nose and such turn into ...

2.5 year old who needs glasses

db2mom
  • By db2mom · Posted October 12, 2011
  • In Growth and development · 0 replies
  • Have a quick question about glasses and a very precocious toddler boy. He was just diagnosed with astigmatism and they want him to wear glasses while he reads, colors, cuts, watches tv, etc. He doesn't ...

Hypotonic children

Kyrram
  • By Kyrram · New reply August 29, 2011
  • In Growth and development · 8 replies
  • Hello. I have a nine month old son who is showing symptoms of hypotonia...is there any moms out there that can share with me their stories....thanks ...

Doulas

plussizemommie
  • By plussizemommie · Posted August 27, 2011
  • In In the news · 0 replies
  • I was wondering did any of you all use a Doula? I'm preparing for my Doula and Childbirth Educator training this November. I'm excited and ready to serve familes and give them the best birth experience ...

Losing my breastmilk...!?

TinyOwensMom
  • By TinyOwensMom · New reply July 26, 2011
  • In Nutrition · 2 replies
  • It's been 3 weeks since Owen was born at 31 weeks gestation, and i've been pumping every 3 hours ever since. While I was in hospital I started only getting a little colostrum, then about 5-10ml, and up ...

schedules for 28 month old twins?

db2mom
  • By db2mom · Posted July 18, 2011
  • In Growth and development · 0 replies
  • I was wondering if any of you had a good schedule for your toddlers. We are thinking of putting together a more regimented schedule together for our 28 month old twins hoping that would help with "the ...

toddler schedule for the day

db2mom
  • By db2mom · Posted July 18, 2011
  • In Growth and development · 0 replies
  • I was wondering if any of you had a good schedule for your toddlers. We are thinking of putting together a more regimented schedule together for our 28 month old twins hoping that would help with "the ...

potty training boys, Need advice

db2mom
  • By db2mom · Posted June 12, 2011
  • In Potty training · 0 replies
  • We started potty training in full force this past week. Our twin 27 yo boys have shown interest in it. They are hit and miss, probably 50percent of the time. One has initiated the pee and poop but then ...

on Zantac after Prevacid failed

db2mom
  • By db2mom · New reply May 25, 2011
  • In Illnesses · 3 replies
  • Need to vent. My son is back on Zantac after taking Prevacid since his February hospitalizations. He has acid reflux that decreases his oxygen saturations and he requires oxygen for this. We can't get ...

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