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by rachaelann
Sat Jan 28, 638299 12:50 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: 8 mo check up
Replies: 7
Views: 1105

8 mo check up

<t>well it is a good thing i didnt get rid of those human milk fortifiers...we went to logans 8 mo check up yesterday to find that he hasnt gained any weight in the past month. not even an ounce. the doctor says he is hypermetabolic and that he needs to be getting about 200 extra calories a day. so ...
by rachaelann
Tue Sep 01, 638296 2:36 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: human milk fortifier
Replies: 1
Views: 543

human milk fortifier

<r>hey everyone i have an unopened box of 100 packets of human milk fortifier by enfamil. it expires july 2008, but im sure you'll be able to use them up in that short time. i only want like $20 for the box. id hate to see them go to waste. if you are interested you can email me and we can discuss d...
by rachaelann
Wed Mar 11, 638296 8:30 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: do the clothes ever fit?
Replies: 17
Views: 1478

do the clothes ever fit?

<t>im just wondering if preemies ever begin to fit into their clothes. my son is 7 1/2 months old but pant wise he fits great into 0-3 months except for the length where he needs 6 months (yes i have a little string bean) and his shirts are pretty good at 3 months except they are a little short. do ...
by rachaelann
Sun Apr 23, 638293 8:53 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Spinal/Epidural with Severe PE
Replies: 24
Views: 2433

Re : Spinal/Epidural with Severe PE

<t>uhhh..this is unbelievable that all of you had issues with epidurals too! wow. yeah it took them 4 attempts to give me mine. the crazy, barely understandable anesthesiologist(there should be an abbreviation for that word) claimed i had scoliosis and that is why it took so many attempts. yeah, wen...
by rachaelann
Thu Jul 04, 638289 12:03 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Preemie Check-in
Replies: 49
Views: 5928

Re : Preemie Check-in

<t>Logan is now 5 months old weighing in at 12.5 lbs. he is about 23 inches. he loves putting everything in his mouth, and if for some reason it doesnt get there it usually ends up getting covered my his unbelievable amounts of drool anyways. he smiles all the time, but only laughs at daddy. go figu...
by rachaelann
Sun Jun 23, 638289 3:08 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: starting cereal
Replies: 8
Views: 1111

Re : starting cereal

<t>thanks for all the comments. at our 4 month checkup our ped said i could start if i wanted but didnt feel like he was ready. but also our ped doesnt have really much experience with preemies, that is why we switched after last appt. but that is an entirely different topic in itself. maybe we'll g...
by rachaelann
Sat Jun 22, 638289 2:10 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: starting cereal
Replies: 8
Views: 1111

starting cereal

hi everyone! i was just wondering at what age did everyone start giving their preemies cereal? my son is 5 months old and i've been considering trying some rice cereal but at the same time dont want to give him something he may not be able to tolerate yet. any tips/thoughts would be helpful!
by rachaelann
Mon Jan 24, 638287 4:45 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Suggestions/comments needed for newbie
Replies: 5
Views: 708

Re : Suggestions/comments needed for newbie

i think a lot will depend on how her 24 hr urine comes back. if her protein count is 300+ then its pe, and from what i read on here there is usually about 2 weeks from diagnosis to delivery. im sure more people will come with advice. good luck!
by rachaelann
Sat May 09, 637998 4:26 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: The expense of it all...
Replies: 12
Views: 1804

Re : The expense of it all...

i feel your pain...i was getting two nst's a day when i was in the hospital racking up at 94 dollars each. our hospital bill came to 35,000 for me and my son(born at 35 weeks, one week in the nicu) thankfully insurance pays all but 2000!! i hope things go well 4 u! good luck!
by rachaelann
Fri Feb 24, 637995 9:33 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: opinions please
Replies: 14
Views: 1423

Re : opinions please

i thought protein levels didnt go down prior to labor. my understanding was that they could stabilize, but not decrease. anyone know about this?

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