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Forum: Post Partum Depression February 14th, 2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By RickandJess
New, expecting and on meds

Hi all! My name is Jess and I am 30 weeks pregnant. I've been on Zoloft for 7 weeks now and I'm just maybe starting to see some changes. I started developing Antepartum depression when I was 15 weeks...
Forum: GER- Reflux June 7th, 2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By RickandJess
stepping down :(

Hey ladies -

So I am sad to inform you all that I will be stepping down as host of this board. There are a couple of reasons - first off Noah will be having surgery to repair his cleft palate on...
Forum: Children's Health May 18th, 2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By RickandJess
Pre-Op

We take Noah in for his Pre-Op on Thursday (day before his bday). At this time the surgeon said he will go over all of the necessary paper work. I'm alittle scared of what the paper work and...
Forum: Children's Health May 18th, 2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By RickandJess
Re: introduction

Welcome! Did you find out about Summer's craniofacial issues when she was born? When and will she have surgery? I know you mentioned her tongue being far back and her being unable to breast feed. Did...
Forum: GER- Reflux May 4th, 2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,190
Posted By RickandJess
Re: Zantac making it worse?

Babies with reflux alread have stomach discomfort, but if it seems like he is acting more uncomfortable than what he was feeling before the meds, then I would call the doc. Has the med helped with...
Forum: GER- Reflux May 4th, 2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By RickandJess
Re: RickandJess, where are you

Keep me posted on the girls - cant believe how big they are getting.
Forum: Children's Health May 2nd, 2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By RickandJess
Re: update...

Marcella,

Just continue to try and be strong - although I know it is hard. If Jackson is at the best NICU in Dallas - then we need to be happy about that. We know he is in good hands. I think the...
Forum: GER- Reflux May 2nd, 2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By RickandJess
Re: New to this board

I think it's weird that the doc put Keelan on soy without doing any allergy testing. Has any allergy testing been done? Some refluxers cant tolerate the rice in the formula, and alot of reflux babies...
Forum: Children's Health April 28th, 2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By RickandJess
Re: update...

Marcella - Congrats on your baby boy! What is his name?

I have to tell you that most babies born with cleft lips do end up having a cleft palate as well. It will be a long road, but let me tell...
Forum: GER- Reflux April 28th, 2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By RickandJess
Re: RickandJess, where are you

I'm sorry to hear about Calleigh having the Rotovirus - did they never start her on the oral Rotovirus vaccine? It's a newer thing, but I know we administer it to little ones at 4-6wks. Poor baby...
Forum: GER- Reflux April 28th, 2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By RickandJess
Re: New to this board

So...how often is Keelen spitting up? Do you think he has a reflux issue? Also, what formula did they put him on??

Seems like the docs are doing a bit too much too soon...if that makes sense. Is...
Forum: Children's Health April 27th, 2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By RickandJess
Update on Noah

So....Noah will have his cleft palate repair June 12th. At that time he will also be getting tubes put in his ears due to ongoing ear infections. I am really starting to get nervous and worried, and...
Forum: Children's Health April 27th, 2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By RickandJess
Re: OT/ Pumping breastmilk

Noah was never able to latch on with his cleft - I pumped for 6 months! It was hard, and stressful and my milk supply finally dropped. I took Phenugreek, which is a natural suppliment to help...
Forum: GER- Reflux April 27th, 2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By RickandJess
Re: Zantac

Noah was on Zantac for maybe 2 months before we realized it was no longer working. The nurse that was there when he was first diagnosed told us that the Zantac will eventually not work for him...
Forum: GER- Reflux April 27th, 2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By RickandJess
Update on Noah

Ladies,

I havent been around much in the past month or so - we have been busy with other projects going on. We have also been busy with many doctor appointments for Noah - he is due to have his...
Forum: GER- Reflux April 27th, 2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,263
Posted By RickandJess
Re: How do you administer your child's Zantac or Prevacid??

We would always have to sneak Noah's his meds with a bottle. I never mixed it with his bottle, I would just give it to him and them give him the bottle as a "chaser". He was only on the Zantac for a...
Forum: GER- Reflux April 27th, 2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By RickandJess
Re: RickandJess, where are you

Hey Missi, sorry - I havent been around much. A few weeks ago this board seemed dead..no one was really posting. Ive been trying to get things ready for Noah's surgery - he's having a cleft palate...
Forum: 2008 Playroom March 29th, 2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 94
Posted By RickandJess
? about table food

:confused: My LO Noah is 10 months and I have slowly started to introduce table food. My question is, what kinds of things did you/do you give your 10 months old as far as table food goes?

I...
Forum: 2008 Playroom March 29th, 2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By RickandJess
? about table food

My LO Noah is 10 months and I have slowly started to introduce table food. My question is, what kinds of things did you/do you give your 10 months old as far as table food goes?

I saw some of...
Forum: GER- Reflux March 20th, 2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By RickandJess
Re: nissen fundoplication

Hey there. Luckily, my son hasnt had to have surgery for his reflux. I have however read up on the Nissen Surgery...I know that there is alot of controvery about it. What are your thoughts on it? Is...
Forum: GER- Reflux March 20th, 2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
new
Views: 168
Posted By RickandJess
Re: new

Tia,

I am very fortunate- My son has silent reflux, but was also born with a cleft palate (a hole in the roof of his mouth - in the soft part). So it has ben a day by day battle, but not nearly as...
Forum: Children's Health March 20th, 2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By RickandJess
Re: Hello

Congrats Kim! Thanks for keeping us posted. Thank the Lord he is healthy and doing well! What a blessing. How are the girls doing with a new little baby brother? How exciting. Look forward to hearing...
Forum: Children's Health March 8th, 2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By RickandJess
Re: Nice Weekend

We are having nice weather too! There are clouds, and some breeze, but it is one of those days togo to the park or even barbeque. Glad you guys are getting a break fom the cold and frigid weather!
Forum: GER- Reflux March 8th, 2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By RickandJess
Re: New to and confused about GER

Answer to your question....yes it is possible that a child can have a relapse while on the meds for reflux. Most of the meds do not stop a child from spitting up - when they do is reuce the aci in...
Forum: GER- Reflux March 8th, 2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
new
Views: 168
Posted By RickandJess
Re: new

She is 4 ad only takes baby food? Is this because of the FPIES? Lets pray that he does not need a gastric tube - but as a parent with a child going through this would it upset you if it came down to...
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