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Update on Wyatt

Postby raindrop » Wed Aug 04, 2004 09:23 am

by raindrop (454 Posts), Wed Aug 04, 2004 09:23 am

Wyatt will be having a full assessment on Monday from Tenn Early Intervention. The main reason for it is he gets choked when drinking from a cup. But they said they will check everything just to be sure. I am hoping to find a reason why he has such a problem with a cup ans sometimes even his bottle.

Donna - 32
Richard - 33
Whitney Lynn Rochelle- 6-27-99 - (36 wks due to PE) 5lbs 2oz 18in long
Wyatt Elijah Lawrence- 7-3-03 (34wks 6days due to PIH/PE) 4lbs 6.8oz 17in long
Expecting #3 EDD March 3, 2005 - gallstones

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Re : Update on Wyatt

Postby meg » Wed Aug 04, 2004 10:57 am

by meg (1384 Posts), Wed Aug 04, 2004 10:57 am

Good luck! Keep us posted!

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Elizabeth 7-3-01 (NO PE or PIH)
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Re : Update on Wyatt

Postby frasiah » Wed Aug 04, 2004 11:08 am

by frasiah (1074 Posts), Wed Aug 04, 2004 11:08 am

You know what Donna, your Wyatt and my Victoria share a birthday. She was born 7/3/03 at 29 weeks. So happy belated birthday.

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Re : Update on Wyatt

Postby jenn » Wed Aug 04, 2004 12:55 am

by jenn (2038 Posts), Wed Aug 04, 2004 12:55 am

Donna,
Best wishes with Wyatt's appt.

J and I were there too!
Scary that something so simple can be so hard for these kiddos'.
Sounds like low oral motor and that's what the pro's will be able to tell you.
Chin up- if that's what it is, it's SO fixable.
I'll be waiting for an update.
Much love.


Jennie (24)
Shad DH (29)

Jaidyn 1.24.01 (30 wkr)
Severe PE/HELLP
2lb. 12oz.

Heavenly Angel:
Blaze
12.6.03
(miscarriage)

Natalia Rosse
Due Thanksgiving day!
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Re : Update on Wyatt

Postby raindrop » Mon Aug 09, 2004 04:37 pm

by raindrop (454 Posts), Mon Aug 09, 2004 04:37 pm

Well I havent had the feeding evaluation yet, but the girl came by today and did the other parts. (not the in depth she said) Without her entering the stuff into her system yet she has a guesstament that Wyatt is right about his corrected age of around 11 1/2 months on all his other areas. I will find out the full results ina day or two when she gives me a call back.

So, doing pretty good so far...

Donna - 32
Richard - 33
Whitney Lynn Rochelle- 6-27-99 - (36 wks due to PE) 5lbs 2oz 18in long
Wyatt Elijah Lawrence- 7-3-03 (34wks 6days due to PIH/PE) 4lbs 6.8oz 17in long
Expecting #3 EDD March 3, 2005 - gallstones

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Re : Update on Wyatt

Postby jenn » Mon Aug 09, 2004 05:54 pm

by jenn (2038 Posts), Mon Aug 09, 2004 05:54 pm

Well that's GREAT news!
Party on Wyatt!!!

I'll be intrested on how the feeding eval. goes.
Congrats on the great news!

Jennie (24)
Shad DH (29)

Jaidyn 1.24.01 (30 wkr)
Severe PE/HELLP
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Re : Update on Wyatt

Postby raindrop » Mon Aug 09, 2004 06:48 pm

by raindrop (454 Posts), Mon Aug 09, 2004 06:48 pm

The girl that came by also said that she believed that the gagging and stuff may be closely related to the reflux and that he may also have a more sensitive gag reflex... (isnt that good news...lol) She said that could be why he isnt wanting to eat some foods now. but like I said I will find out more tomorrow or next day about the other and she will let me know when they are going to do the feeding eval.

Donna - 32
Richard - 33
Whitney Lynn Rochelle- 6-27-99 - (36 wks due to PE) 5lbs 2oz 18in long
Wyatt Elijah Lawrence- 7-3-03 (34wks 6days due to PIH/PE) 4lbs 6.8oz 17in long
Expecting #3 EDD March 3, 2005 - gallstones

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Re : Update on Wyatt

Postby deerhart » Mon Aug 09, 2004 09:55 pm

by deerhart (3282 Posts), Mon Aug 09, 2004 09:55 pm

Its nice when they can come back and say hmm everything seems somewhat normal and what is problems may not be as bad as you think!

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Re : Update on Wyatt

Postby maxs mom » Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:41 am

by maxs mom (594 Posts), Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:41 am

Donna,
Max gaged from 11 months to 17 months, with the peak at 14 months. He is a gagger no doubt. He never liked drinking from the bottle either. He was very sensitive to anything he had to chew. I worked with him every few days at first and then more frequently as it got better. I tried every kind of texture of food you could imagine, potatoes and doughy stuff was the worse. The secret was, never bootle feed before solids, because then he would gag and throw up his bottle. It was such a pain. But slowly he got better. Now he eats everything and rarely gags. With a little practice, they learn to refine their oral skills.

Also, if he is gagging while food is in his mouth, it's probably not related to the reflux. He probably has a senstive gag reflux, so when things get stuck in a certain place in the mouth, they tend to gag. I either give Max water or take out the offending object and let him recover before we try again.

Good luck!

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Re : Update on Wyatt

Postby raindrop » Tue Aug 10, 2004 01:29 pm

by raindrop (454 Posts), Tue Aug 10, 2004 01:29 pm

Wyatts problem seems to be drinking more than anything. from a cup that is. And he just doesnt want to eat from a spoon now.. I can get him to eat 3 maybe 4 bites of anything then he refuses anymore from a spoon but will take bites of finger foods that he puts in his mouth. It is really weird.

He was eating whole jars (3rd foods) of baby food. Now I do good to get the 3-4 bites in him. But the gagging is mainly when he is drinking (mostly cup) but some from his bottle too. Also he dont want to give up his bottle... (EI said to just wait on that though since he is eating milk from it)

Donna - 32
Richard - 33
Whitney Lynn Rochelle- 6-27-99 - (36 wks due to PE) 5lbs 2oz 18in long
Wyatt Elijah Lawrence- 7-3-03 (34wks 6days due to PIH/PE) 4lbs 6.8oz 17in long
Expecting #3 EDD March 3, 2005 - gallstones

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