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Forum: Women's Health   08-21-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,102
Posted By preemiemamarach
As the parent of an immunocompromised child, I...

As the parent of an immunocompromised child, I am shocked that someone would be so selfish as to risk my child's life because they don't feel like skipping a FESTIVAL when their kids have a very...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-22-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,559
Posted By preemiemamarach
we just started with my son; we have our second...

we just started with my son; we have our second session tomorrow. We have 4 people working with him- one instructor, and three volunteers (sidewalkers) who are there to keep him from falling off (he...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-12-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,386
Posted By preemiemamarach
We did use it at around 14 months when DS was...

We did use it at around 14 months when DS was severely FTT. it DID work- doubled his intake from approximately 20 ounces of elemental formula a day to 40 ounces. Unfortunately, the increased intake...
Forum: Lactivism   03-28-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,147
Posted By preemiemamarach
Quote: Originally Posted by Mulvah...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mulvah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15229425)...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-28-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,633
Posted By preemiemamarach
OP, do you have rectal valium (Diastat) to give...

OP, do you have rectal valium (Diastat) to give her at home? We are supposed to give my son Diastat for anything lasting over 5 minutes (and then call an ambulance). I would absolutely call...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-26-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By preemiemamarach
Quote: Originally Posted by MotherWhimsey...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MotherWhimsey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15227455)
I totally forgot about babylegs. they...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-15-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,167
Posted By preemiemamarach
thank you for that brilliant post, savinthy!! ...

thank you for that brilliant post, savinthy!!

As for the OP's theory, the opposite has been true for me. While pregnant with my first, I always assumed he would crib sleep, I would *try* to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-05-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By preemiemamarach
my kid is 2.5 and only on formula (we have to...

my kid is 2.5 and only on formula (we have to mix ourselves due to his corn and soy intolerance), plus pureed peaches and bread. Formula is 95% of his diet. He doesn't have a g-tube, and takes...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-28-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,487
Posted By preemiemamarach
DS is 32 months, the reason i came to this...

DS is 32 months, the reason i came to this board. He most likely has a metabolic or (specifically) mitochondrial disorder, but testing hasn't revealed the answer yet. His issues:

-complete...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-22-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By preemiemamarach
you beat me to my possible answer! Hope it...

you beat me to my possible answer! Hope it continues to feel better. Do you use anything like calmoseptine on it?
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-21-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By preemiemamarach
those sound a bit like some of my son's...

those sound a bit like some of my son's seizures, definitely. I started keeping a log to make sure of what I was seeing, and it helped the neurologist immensely when we got a referral.
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-05-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By preemiemamarach
see, I think it should be taken out of the...

see, I think it should be taken out of the medical lexicon as well. The term 'habitual aborter' is still taught in some medical and nursing schools (including mine) to describe a patient who has...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-23-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By preemiemamarach
Quote: Originally Posted by heatherdeg...

Quote:
Originally Posted by heatherdeg http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14970545)
You can get a 504 (like an IEP) to cover...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-09-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,880
Posted By preemiemamarach
I've been told- anecdotally- that there's a...

I've been told- anecdotally- that there's a link, but I've never seen actual data to support it. We have the same problem with constant urination with L, who is now 30 months- I just attributed it...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-09-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By preemiemamarach
I would look into specialty centers for...

I would look into specialty centers for Eosinophilic disorders and see if any exist in your state. My son has all the symptoms of EC, but no eosinophils in his system anymore- although he's been on...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-09-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By preemiemamarach
Quote: Originally Posted by NiteNicole...

Quote:
Originally Posted by NiteNicole http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14907088)
My daughter is four and she's not in...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-02-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1,784
Views: 101,478
Posted By preemiemamarach
just wanted to pop in and give props to all the...

just wanted to pop in and give props to all the current EPers!

My son (now 30 months) was a 33 weeker, and could ever latch, though I worked with 6 LC's, tried to BF every day, etc. He simply...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-30-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 98,124
Posted By preemiemamarach
thanks everyone, for contributing to this...

thanks everyone, for contributing to this thread. I will be starting on dom tonight, getting it through our compound pharmacy, prescribed by my OB.

you can read posts about the issues my children...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-23-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By preemiemamarach
Does your child need additional carnitine during...

Does your child need additional carnitine during illness? My son had a low grade fever for two weeks, and was listless beyond what would be expected for a mild viral illness for the entire time. We...
Forum: Parenting   10-31-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,111
Posted By preemiemamarach
For anyone who thinks it inconvenient to keep...

For anyone who thinks it inconvenient to keep your kid home after intentionally infecting them with a highly contagious vpd, imagine the inconvenience those of us with medically fragile kids go...
Forum: Parenting   10-30-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,111
Posted By preemiemamarach
I can't believe I'm reading this! It's the...

I can't believe I'm reading this! It's the height of selfishness to knowingly take a child door-to-door with a highly contagious disease. I have an immune deficient child who could get seriously ill...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-30-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By preemiemamarach
Hang in there! My 5 week old had a bili that...

Hang in there! My 5 week old had a bili that went up to 19, and it was next to impossible to make her nurse. I am also very large breasted with a tiny baby, slow flow (EPing for my first child made...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-30-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By preemiemamarach
This is long- I apologize! A little...

This is long- I apologize!

A little backstory first:

Ds was a 33 weeker who never learned to latch and suck at the breast. I EP'd for him til 13 months when he was started on an amino acid...
Forum: October 2009   10-15-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By preemiemamarach
Congrats, mama! Our labors sound so similar- my...

Congrats, mama! Our labors sound so similar- my dd was born at 37+1 with 2.5 hrs from water breaking to her birth- no ob, the nurse barely made it!

Enjoy your little girl!
Forum: October 2009   10-15-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By preemiemamarach
Congrats, mama! Our labors sound so similar- my...

Congrats, mama! Our labors sound so similar- my dd was born at 37+1 with 2.5 hrs from water breaking to her birth- no ob, the nurse barely made it!

Enjoy your little girl!
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