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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-27-2011, 07:37 AM
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Posted By 2boyzmama
I need ideas for ways to increase immune...

I need ideas for ways to increase immune function.  Connor, 4 years old now, has a diagnosis of Velocardiofacial Syndrome/DiGeorge Syndrome/22q Deletion (take your pick on names!)  He has a mild...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-27-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By 2boyzmama
Thanks! So I talked to the boys about it last...

Thanks! So I talked to the boys about it last night. They have no concept of what a "wish" is.  The best Connor could come up with is to "go to a play place and ride my bike" the best Ian could come...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-26-2011, 01:17 PM
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Views: 971
Posted By 2boyzmama
Hi MDC friends!!  It's been quite a while since...

Hi MDC friends!!  It's been quite a while since I've posted or even visited at all!  I had several reasons for taking an MDC break, but there were lots of times that I found myself wishing "I wish I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-27-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,198
Posted By 2boyzmama
Well, we got a pulse ox and I've been checking...

Well, we got a pulse ox and I've been checking him sporadically. At rest or during normal activity, he's always above 95. But after a long tickling match with his Papa, I tested again and he was 84....
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   12-22-2010, 08:42 AM
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Views: 1,764
Posted By 2boyzmama
My friend's 23 weeker is turning a year old on...

My friend's 23 weeker is turning a year old on Christmas Day. I have been following her since her water broke spontaneously at 22 weeks 2 days and baby was born 8 days later at 23 weeks 3 days. ...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-12-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By 2boyzmama
Congratulations on your new son!  It's always a...

Congratulations on your new son!  It's always a shock when our babies aren't born the way we expect them to be, and it takes a lot of time to get over that.  Basically there's no "wrong" way to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-08-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By 2boyzmama
Yep, I just check no.  Often it isn't even...

Yep, I just check no.  Often it isn't even mentioned.  Once in a while a specialist might ask about a particular vaccine (like the example above, our Pulmonologist focusses on vaxes available for...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-07-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By 2boyzmama
Yep, what cassie said!   My son has numerous...

Yep, what cassie said!
 
My son has numerous "soft" defects, meaning things like his eyes being spaced further apart, upper lip being more smooth, lower jaw is small and recessed, ears are...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-04-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By 2boyzmama
My grandparents adopted their great-niece when...

My grandparents adopted their great-niece when her parents were killed in a car accident when she was 2.  By age 5 it was obvious that something was different about her, and as she got older, the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-03-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,198
Posted By 2boyzmama
The boys and I were having a wrestling/tickling...

The boys and I were having a wrestling/tickling match tonight and I stopped because I noticed Connor's lips turning purple.  After a few minutes we started up again and they turned purple again.  I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-26-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By 2boyzmama
3 weeks ago I found out that Connor's ear tubes...

3 weeks ago I found out that Connor's ear tubes were out and a tympanogram showed that his ear drums had healed.  He's had the same set of tubes for nearly 3 years, so it wasn't surprising that they...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-24-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By 2boyzmama
THank you all for generating such good...

THank you all for generating such good discussion!  
 
You're right, a high vaccination rate theoretically benefits my son, I do understand and appreciate that vaccines are created specifically...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-24-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By 2boyzmama
We discussed a BAHA softband for my son, he...

We discussed a BAHA softband for my son, he wasn't a good candidate for a BTE aid.  But we finally ended up getting him a personal FM which is working fantastically for him.  We still discuss the...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-23-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By 2boyzmama
You might be right, last year it was pretty...

You might be right, last year it was pretty high, but it was H1N1 being given at the school, not seasonal flu.  I'll be curious to see how many choose to get it this year. 
Forum: Vaccinations   11-23-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By 2boyzmama
Yep, I've read all of that.  I talked to my...

Yep, I've read all of that.  I talked to my son's Hemotology/Oncology/Immunology dr who said that although this is what the CDC states, this would apply more towards my son encountering random...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-22-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By 2boyzmama
2 of my 3 sons have had lab-confirmed rota.  For...

2 of my 3 sons have had lab-confirmed rota.  For my oldest, it sucked, it was 2 days of near-constant vomiting (any time anything would go into his stomach, it came right back out) and then 8 days...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-22-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By 2boyzmama
My sons' school gave out flu mist at school...

My sons' school gave out flu mist at school today.  I am keeping them home all week, partially out of protest, but also because my middle son has multiple contraindications (primary immune...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-21-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By 2boyzmama
Nope, no other mention of any cause.  We've...

Nope, no other mention of any cause.  We've collected three urine samples now, two of them after 12 hours of water deprivation, and his specific gravity is always low.  The last one was 1.010, I'm...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-20-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By 2boyzmama
Bump.   A repeat water deprivation urine was...

Bump.
 
A repeat water deprivation urine was still abnormal.  It appears his kidneys aren't concentrating urine.  
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-20-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,337
Posted By 2boyzmama
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-17-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By 2boyzmama
Finally a dr has listened to my concerns about...

Finally a dr has listened to my concerns about Connor's cyclical excessive thirst and urination.  He's been doing this on and off for years, I've mentioned it to many drs and nutritionists and no...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-17-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,337
Posted By 2boyzmama
OP:  I'm glad that the repeat hearing test went...

OP:  I'm glad that the repeat hearing test went well.  It's sometimes hard to get accurate tests from little guys!!  Connor is 3.5 and I still wonder if we're getting fully accurate results, he...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-07-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By 2boyzmama
First of all, YES they can and do aid mild loss....

First of all, YES they can and do aid mild loss. But, if it's a conductive loss, it's hard to aid sometimes. Plus, I know she has some structural defects related to her palate, right? How is her...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-06-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By 2boyzmama
Kids get hit with toys all the time, a simple...

Kids get hit with toys all the time, a simple explanation of "her cousin hit him with a block" should be accepted by all daycare workers, unless there has been a concerning pattern of abuse. I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-05-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By 2boyzmama
Example to showcase his new verbal skills: ...

Example to showcase his new verbal skills:

Tonight while getting dressed for bed, Ian yells out from the bedroom "Is it going to be hot or cold tonight?" I yell back "cold!" Connor, standing next...
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