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Jul 02, 2008
Mom to Jasmine aka: Jazz 01/24/2007
Dx with silent reflux at 8 months
FPIES, DGE, MSPI. Recently diagnosed with EC (Eosin. colitis and now Primary immune deficiency disease.
Also mom to Nathan. born Jan.20th, 2009, MPI . so far dx with reflux and has an extremely sensitibe GI system. Also dx with primary immune deficiency disease.
Trying to wean....need help!
Ok, this girl won't get off the boob, I mean she fights me! I am using a bottle at the moment to use as a subsitute, and it worked well for one day, but the next she fought and fought. I am using rice milk for now, but I am really S#@T out of luck!!!! HELP!
Jul 02, 2008
Josh 12 yrs colic as a baby
Jenna 6 yrs dream baby
Jessica (6/11/07) Silent reflux dx at 3 weeks
Went off meds successfully at 3 mos
Went back on Prevacid 8 mg TID 1/3/08
This is just my opinion, but I would go back to breastfeeding or at least a couple times a day) til she gets over the diarrhea from the yogurt. Then I would start the weaning process again of dropping one feeding per day every few days. I hope it goes well for you!!! Cristy
Jul 02, 2008
amber f
I was going to say that you should do it one feeding at a time but Cristy beat me to it. So I will just send some possitive weaning vibes your way.
Jul 02, 2008
seamus' mama
Seamus was born 7/6/07, one month early with Silent Reflux. Zantac since 3 weeks old, currently taking herbs and probiotics.
I bet that our little ones who have had reflux must be harder to wean , because it has been their main source of comfort from all the pain.. I am dreading weaning..My little man is soo addicted. I don't have anything really bright to share but I just want to let you know I can very well imagine what you are facing right now and I hope that people have good suggestions for you! Good luck!
Jul 03, 2008
acony bell
Jesse, Mommy to:
Joseph William, 2/19/2007.
Diagnosed *finally* with GERD at 11 months. Stopped pevacid at 2.5 years old.
Lilybelle, 3/11/2009.
Another kid with REFLUX! Upper GI on Monday. PH Probe and Modified GI in a few weeks. Currently takes 7.5mg Prevacid once daily.
Joseph has been weaned for a few weeks now. It was a very slow gradual process and we managed to wean gracefully. We night weaned first which was the hardest, then gradually dropped nursing during the day. I guess it took about 2 months from the time I started replacing/distracting. We got through the first week (which was the hardest) and then I pretty much followed the don't offer, don't refuse until it tapered off. It was easier than I thought it would be... he was more ready than I anticipated. Good luck to you!!
Jul 03, 2008
Cooper was born 12/19/07. Birth weight: 7lbs10oz. Weight as of 2/11: 8lbs9oz. 6/23: 14lbs12oz! Struggling again 12mo: 18lbs. Breast Fed exclusively, on strict elimination diet until Dec 08. MSPI as well as other food intolerances Diagnosed w/ GER at 5 days following barium swallow. Choking with apnea spells. Ftt. dx w/ Laryngomalacia following brochoscopy 1/29. Aspiration. apnea monitor until 5mo. pH probe 1/29 showed severe reflux. Sandifers Syndrome. lbrady and tackycardia. echo and EKG 2/18: Came back normal! Swallow study 2/29: some NG reflux. Unexplained seizure 4/1. Negative CF sweat test 4/4! EGD 11/19: reflux damage in esophagus. pH probe 11/19, reflux improved. Safe foods: pears, apples, peas, rice, small amounts of chicken, potatoes, and carrots.
Currently drinking Elecare vanilla 30cal/oz and breastmilk.
Meds: Nexium 10mg 2x daily. Carafate as needed, miralaxx as needed, probiotics daily
I don't have any advice on the weaning. I'm totally dreading it by the way, but I wanted to wish you luck. Also I wanted to tell you about a cup that has been great for Cooper. He used to take nuk bottles, but know acts like they have needles in the nipple or something. LOL. I was desprate to find something to give him juice/water out of b/c it is so hot here and he was wanting to nurse all the time b/c he was thirsty, not hungry (we're talking like every 30mins!) So we tried the Nuk training cup and it has been wonderful. They are pretty pricey for a sippy, around $7, but worth every penny. It has handles and he can hold it so well himself. It is wonderful and we can now stretch our feedings as long as 3.5-4hrs if I'm not around, and 2-3 when I am. Not sure if he would take milk out of b/c we have never needed to try, but he does great w/ juice. He uses it as comfort now too. I love it! HTH
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