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Forum: Parenting   06-21-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By wednesday
Interesting...we tried the 1-mg time-release...

Interesting...we tried the 1-mg time-release capsule ourselves but felt it was affecting his daytime behavior negatively. We didn't notice it much at home but all of a sudden at school his teachers...
Forum: Parenting   06-21-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,682
Posted By wednesday
Quote: Originally Posted by Aridel...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aridel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15541159)
FWIW, medication can be a lifesaver. It's not...
Forum: Parenting   06-20-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,682
Posted By wednesday
desperate, I was wondering if you've tried any...

desperate, I was wondering if you've tried any medication for your son? My DS is slightly older and has a dx of high-functioning autism. He has been taking a TINY dose of Celexa (about a tenth of an...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-20-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,514
Posted By wednesday
I think a medicine syringe with a plunger may...

I think a medicine syringe with a plunger may work better for you than a dropper where you squeeze a bulb. Prevacid for babies comes as a tablet that you dissolve in a little bit of liquid. It...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-20-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By wednesday
I also have a baby with feeding/growth issues...

I also have a baby with feeding/growth issues and I absolutely know what you mean about friends not getting it. I heard a lot of "Aw she's just petite" and "Somebody has to be at the bottom of the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-20-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,307
Posted By wednesday
Updating to share we finally got DD's formula by...

Updating to share we finally got DD's formula by going through Medicaid. We had Blue Cross insurance for her already but they don't cover any formula even when medically prescribed. Under Medicaid...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-04-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By wednesday
I've always read it's time for their own pillow...

I've always read it's time for their own pillow when they start stealing yours. It's worked for my two anyway, lol.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-26-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
Posted By wednesday
Quote: Originally Posted by Blessed_Mom...

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Originally Posted by Blessed_Mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14841457)
How did you get that he is 6 mo old? He...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-23-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
Posted By wednesday
An elimination diet to figure out reflux...

An elimination diet to figure out reflux triggers can be tough, no question, but if your baby is suffering it may be resolved only by either cutting more out of your diet, or switching him to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-22-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
Posted By wednesday
So he is still having bad reflux? The meds can...

So he is still having bad reflux? The meds can only do so much if something in the diet is triggering the reflux. Have you cut out dairy from your own diet? My daughter's reflux did not get better...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-21-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
Posted By wednesday
One more thought -- you didn't mention what his...

One more thought -- you didn't mention what his intake is. Here's a page on kellymom's website that helps you determine how much your baby should be consuming per day:
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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-21-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
Posted By wednesday
If my conversion is right - 12.5 pounds = 5.6...

If my conversion is right - 12.5 pounds = 5.6 kilograms. That appears pretty low on the WHO chart for a 6-month-old, or even for a 4.5 month old.

My thinking is that if he's happy and making...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-17-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,307
Posted By wednesday
Quote: Originally Posted by khaoskat...

Quote:
Originally Posted by khaoskat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14808956)
Under the new Federal WIC guidelines, you...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-15-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,307
Posted By wednesday
Thanks! I sent an email to the person you PM'ed...

Thanks! I sent an email to the person you PM'ed me about. We do have a prescription on the required form you linked to above. Unfortunately the Bright Beginnings product is not on the list of...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-01-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,307
Posted By wednesday
We were told that our insurance doesn't cover...

We were told that our insurance doesn't cover formula even for kids who are 100% tube-fed. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif

HOWEVER we may be making progress. DD's...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-29-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,307
Posted By wednesday
They tell me that they can only provide products...

They tell me that they can only provide products from a list that their computer system allows them to select from, and that BB is not in the system. I think I'm going to have to take this higher...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-28-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,307
Posted By wednesday
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bu...

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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-28-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,127
Posted By wednesday
There is something called a CAP waiver that is...

There is something called a CAP waiver that is different from Katie Beckett Medicaid. It doesn't depend on your child otherwise needing institutionalization. A friend of mine with a child with...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-28-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,307
Posted By wednesday
Thanks, I will try to see if we have something...

Thanks, I will try to see if we have something like that here.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-27-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,307
Posted By wednesday
Does anyone have direct experience with...

Does anyone have direct experience with obtaining a non-standard formula for their child through North Carolina WIC? My 16-month-old daughter has FTT (unknown cause, we're going through various...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-16-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,482
Posted By wednesday
Just FYI, my small town WalMart carries agave...

Just FYI, my small town WalMart carries agave nectar, for cheaper than the fancy stores. It's near the sugar, in the same area as molasses and corn syrup. I use it to boost my toddler's formula to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-21-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,633
Posted By wednesday
Quote: Originally Posted by BrandiRhoades...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BrandiRhoades http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14555956)
Not to get lost in semantics, but...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-21-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,633
Posted By wednesday
Quote: Originally Posted by BrandiRhoades...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BrandiRhoades http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14555603)
Yes! This has been our experience. I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-21-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,633
Posted By wednesday
Quote: Originally Posted by BrandiRhoades...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BrandiRhoades http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14543835)
We had this episode today, and I'm...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-19-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By wednesday
Quote: Originally Posted by lindsayjean...

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Originally Posted by lindsayjean http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14535904)
Just wondering if your gifted child plays...
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