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Forum: Child & Teen Health   07-12-2014, 05:55 AM
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Posted By nycmom18
the school is in nyc, and seems, for the most, a...

the school is in nyc, and seems, for the most, a great community to be apart of. However, because we applied late, we wont be able to have a tour. Does anyone know of some good questions to ask the...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   07-11-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By nycmom18
would you let your kid attend a school that is under construction?

We have homeschooled for kindergarten, but my son would like to go to public school for first grade. I have just learned that the school will be under construction for the next three years due to a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-05-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By nycmom18
sensory issues make sense for us. he had to take...

sensory issues make sense for us. he had to take a fresh breath of air one time at his restaurant birthday party. are there any good books on the subject? i also hate shopping! i personally feel a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-04-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By nycmom18
Possible child anxiety help needed

DS 1, who is 6 years old, has started to show signs of anxiety. Im just not sure if its normal for his age or something I should seek professional help for. here are some situations that have...
Forum: Allergies   06-26-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By nycmom18
Im sorry to keep this thread going, but I really...

Im sorry to keep this thread going, but I really am wondering if anyone has successfully reintroduced gluten into their kids diets after taking it out for 5 weeks? We have just reintroduced gluten...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-21-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By nycmom18
I use Shelly and Seannie for ds 2 and can not...

I use Shelly and Seannie for ds 2 and can not recommend them enough! I want another baby and to move back to Pasadena just to spend time with them! lol. My friend used Margo and was very happy with...
Forum: Allergies   06-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By nycmom18
so has anyone cut gluten out for at least 6 weeks...

so has anyone cut gluten out for at least 6 weeks and then reintroduced with no symptoms? or has anyone held off on feeding gluten to their babies until after two years old and not had any negative...
Forum: Allergies   06-18-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By nycmom18
Thanks for your input! I also read somewhere...

Thanks for your input! I also read somewhere recently that we develop antibodies or something along those lines, for foods within the first two years of our lives. So the food you eat for those two...
Forum: Allergies   06-17-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By nycmom18
has anyone successfully reintroduced gluten?

Im starting to wonder if my decision of cutting out gluten for my children will come back and bite me you know where!

long story short, ds 2 has blood in stool as a baby, so i cut out gluten to...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   06-03-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By nycmom18
what can and cant school nurses do?

Im hoping this is the appropriate forum to post in...We homeschooled for kindergarten and are planning on doing public school for first grade. But i was just thinking about how the school nurse...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-03-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By nycmom18
can a school nurse administer vaccines without a parent present?

We homeschooled for kindergarten and are planning on public school in the fall. I realized that i have no clue what a school nurse can and can not do! Does this happen anywhere nowadays?
Forum: California, Nevada   05-15-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By nycmom18
Are you comparing Westwood to Pasadena, or to...

Are you comparing Westwood to Pasadena, or to marina del ray?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-14-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By nycmom18
Could ovulation cause cramping and extra...

Could ovulation cause cramping and extra discharge? I calculated ovulation on the 8th, while dh thinks it was more like the 12th. The other thing that's been different is that we've been pleasing...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-13-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By nycmom18
I have been having extra vaginal discharge. More...

I have been having extra vaginal discharge. More than usual. I've also been feeling pretty crampy the past two days. I'm not due for my period until the 25th or so. I really don't know when I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By nycmom18
I meant in my second to last post, that the...

I meant in my second to last post, that the doctor said she doesn't see any mucus. Just type it incorrectly;)

Again, I'm wondering what other type of professional, aside from a neurologist, would...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-01-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By nycmom18
I just noticed a pattern with his tics while we...

I just noticed a pattern with his tics while we were playing chutes and ladders. Before and after a spin/turn he would do an ear swipe, nose swipe, and then shoulder shrug that looks like it fixed...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-01-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By nycmom18
Pikkumyy, this was very valuable info. Thank...

Pikkumyy, this was very valuable info. Thank you! It seems similar to my son. He started off with stuttering a couple of months before he turned 3. We did speech therapy for a year which didn't seem...
Forum: Women's Health   04-25-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By nycmom18
This was very helpful. Thank you! I guess I...

This was very helpful. Thank you! I guess I always worry about my sons blood because like myself, he's always had low iron and he sometimes just looks so so pale. I start to worry about that type of...
Forum: Women's Health   04-25-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By nycmom18
Ds 1 who is 6, recently had lab work done. His...

Ds 1 who is 6, recently had lab work done. His WBC was 8 with a range of 6-17. The doctor said that you want a low WBC. I've always read that meant an inmunocompromised person? His hemoglobin was...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-22-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By nycmom18
Sorry, I was interrupted;) I was saying how I...

Sorry, I was interrupted;) I was saying how I thought tics were involuntary. He's a very bright and happy child. He doesn't talk about things that he's worried about often, though I believe he does...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-22-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By nycmom18
I guess the thing for us is that it never seemed...

I guess the thing for us is that it never seemed to be a problem, and now we're just starting to wonder. Can therapy help with tics? We believe his are genetic.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By nycmom18
We're also most likely moving in six months, so...

We're also most likely moving in six months, so I'm wondering if it would be beneficial to start therapy now and make progress hopefully before he starts public school, or if we should wait until...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-18-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By nycmom18
Is this therapy something that we need a...

Is this therapy something that we need a referral from a doctor? Do most public schools offer these services? Or is this something we just search for ourselves?

We're trying to decide I we need...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-17-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By nycmom18
Great info, thank you! In thinking a behavioral...

Great info, thank you! In thinking a behavioral therapist would be quite helpful for ds. Our doctor mentioned cognitive therapy. Where does this fall into? Is it just another word for behavioral...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-16-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By nycmom18
Hi mamas. I don't really know about the...

Hi mamas. I don't really know about the different types of therapy. Such as OT, behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy etc. I'm just stating the different types I've heard today.

We had our well...
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