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Forum: Women's Health   01-22-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By lizzylou
My husband came home from work today and told me...

My husband came home from work today and told me about his coworkers who are dropping like flies from the flu. I'm not ordinarily paranoid about germs at all, but it just so happens that I'm 36...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-20-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,229
Posted By lizzylou
My first was just about two years old and it did...

My first was just about two years old and it did coincide with night weaning. My second began STTN sporadically really early, like around 4 months old. I just felt super lucky since sleep was quite...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-16-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By lizzylou
I ate some yesterday too. :) Pregnancy is hard -...

I ate some yesterday too. :) Pregnancy is hard - you can always find something to worry about!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-12-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By lizzylou
Thanks, appreciate that. 

Thanks, appreciate that. 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-11-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By lizzylou
I took a hot bath tonight... maybe 15-20...

I took a hot bath tonight... maybe 15-20 minutes. I didn't really even think about it being a problem until I got out. I wasn't submerged in the water, it was covering my legs and abdomen. And I was...
Forum: Women's Health   07-29-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,835
Posted By lizzylou
Just finished reading this thread! Thinking...

Just finished reading this thread! Thinking about TTC #3 and about to get tested for MTHFR. My son is healthy, no allergies, no behavioral diagnoses (thank God we did not vax!!) He does have a few...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   05-28-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,950
Posted By lizzylou
Bumping this to see if anyone has any more info....

Bumping this to see if anyone has any more info. I'm in Roswell but would travel just about anywhere as a chlorine pool is simply not an option for my daughter. I can't find any info on whether or...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-27-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By lizzylou
Hi, not a lot of time to read and post but I...

Hi, not a lot of time to read and post but I wanted to recommend GAPS. My daughter has severe GI issues and GAPS is helping. Also the rest of my family follows the "full" version of GAPS. Very few...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-13-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By lizzylou
My son and I did GAPS (which is all traditional...

My son and I did GAPS (which is all traditional foods, less grains) and we were dairy-free on the full version of the diet for awhile. It's really pretty easy. Is there something in particular that...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-17-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By lizzylou
Could he get a Vitamix? It can liquefy just...

Could he get a Vitamix? It can liquefy just about anything.
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   09-15-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,294
Posted By lizzylou
Hi Karen, thanks for sharing your story! I am so...

Hi Karen, thanks for sharing your story! I am so glad that your little guy pulled through - amazing! 
 
At the moment my daughter is doing well. But we have a lot of issues to deal with still......
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-02-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By lizzylou
I could give them a good home! (Seriously. I'll...

I could give them a good home! (Seriously. I'll pay for shipping).
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-09-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By lizzylou
The doctor confirmed that it WAS the microarray...

The doctor confirmed that it WAS the microarray test that we did. She still thinks it's something genetic though. 
 
I sent in all the paperwork that the geneticist requested... hoping to get an...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-04-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By lizzylou
Thank you, that's very encouraging - and I'll...

Thank you, that's very encouraging - and I'll take all the encouragement I can get! :) I might have mentioned this earlier, but my son was early on many milestones. He was making eye contact very...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-04-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By lizzylou
Thanks again! I think it *was* the microarray....

Thanks again! I think it *was* the microarray. It took 4 weeks and the doctor said that it was expensive and she had to get it preapproved by insurance.
 
I am going to call tomorrow to find out...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-02-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By lizzylou
THANK YOU!!! That is the most helpful info I've...

THANK YOU!!! That is the most helpful info I've read so far!
 
I checked her hands and they do not have the Palmar crease... I figured her doctor would have mentioned it if something was unusual,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-01-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By lizzylou
Thank you, you all have been very encouraging. :)

Thank you, you all have been very encouraging. :)
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   07-01-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,294
Posted By lizzylou
irja, my daughter is doing pretty well. No...

irja, my daughter is doing pretty well. No problems with oxygen. Our main problem is feeding - big, huge problems there which led to a g tube. Otherwise we're doing all right.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-01-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By lizzylou
We've seen some improvement in eye contact....

We've seen some improvement in eye contact. She'll look at me briefly though she's still not smiling at me. She will smile at things like a light, though. 
 
She's also started tracking a little...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-01-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By lizzylou
I'm looking for some info on genetic disorders...

I'm looking for some info on genetic disorders and I'm not sure where to start.
 
My daughter has hypotonia (mild I guess?) and several soft markers (2 vessel cord, small VSD, sacral dimple, ear...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-20-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By lizzylou
As of right now her actual age is 15 weeks. She...

As of right now her actual age is 15 weeks. She was 4 weeks early, spent 4 weeks in the NICU, AND had an additional 4-5 weeks at home where she was still in a LOT of pain. So it's hard to say what...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-18-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By lizzylou
Thanks - stories like that are comforting. She's...

Thanks - stories like that are comforting. She's not really tracking either, so I don't necessarily think it's a sign of autism - it seems like if that were the issue, she would still be tracking....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-14-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By lizzylou
Thanks. We did do the blood work for the genetic...

Thanks. We did do the blood work for the genetic testing. We should have results in a few weeks.
 
We're still waiting for Early Intervention to give us a call.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-13-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By lizzylou
My daughter is 14 weeks old, 10 weeks adjusted....

My daughter is 14 weeks old, 10 weeks adjusted. She was born with meconium aspiration and spent 4 weeks in the NICU. She left the NICU with an NG tube and an undiagnosed reason for poor oral...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-16-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By lizzylou
Thanks everyone! Yes, Zoloft is safe. I know...

Thanks everyone! Yes, Zoloft is safe. I know there has to be someone out there who wants/needs this milk and I'd HATE for it to go to waste!
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