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Aug 21, 2008
Aurora born March 17, 2007
3 years, 8 months old
Weighs 25.8 lbs
8 lbs 11 oz at birth.
Recovered Chronic Projectile Vomiter
Prevacid Free since September 08
Egg allergy diagnosed Jan 26/09
Has a Pectus Excavatum
Has an Epipen
Would it be wrong?
Would it be wrong to start giving baby foods to Rory at 17 months of age? She just finished a whole 4 oz jar of Heinz apples & strawberries, her very first whole jar EVER, and that is not an exaggeration...EVER. I bought a couple yesterday for lunch at walmart because we were in a pinch and she ate it yesterday too. I would, of course, still offer the things she currently eats, but would it be inappropriate to start trying baby food again, for calories?? The psychologist at the feeding clinic seemed to think that our food was more caloric than baby food, and told me not to bother.....BUT he's not a dietician, and she just ate 100 calories in one sitting by eating 1 jar of baby food....that's A LOT of deli ham and cheerios, no? WWYD? I'm probably going to do it either way, lol. Maybe just some fruit.....Just curious what your opinions are???
Aug 21, 2008
Andrea: Mom to 3 crazy girls!
Jackie (3/01)
Payton (9/03)
Abby (4/06) Prevacid 7.5mg (evening), MSPI, goats milk (currently trying to wean off Prevacid)
I have to admit that I STILL give Abby pureed baby food. That is along with reg food. It is just the ONLY way that I can get most of her fruits and veggies in her. The only fruit that she will eat is watermelon and bananas and veggie is corn (which constipates her). So I don't have too many options. And I know she needs the fruits and veggies b/c she is having issues w/constipation. I guess do what you think is best for Rory. :)
Aug 21, 2008
Jessica, Mommy to Jedd, severe reflux, severe food and oral aversions, Finally G tube free!!! VSD repair 4-24-07 (open heart surgery), hypospadias, repaired 3 times and Ear tubes Visit Jedd at his CB site:
I do it in a heartbeat and I actually do DO it everyday. There are alot of high calorie stage 2 foods out there.

Jedd survives everyday on stage 2 foods (over 100 cals per jar are the only ones I'll give him) and his fortified cow's milk.

At the peds the other day they did a finger prick to check for viral and bacterail illness and his blood work cam eback WONDERFUL!!!! All the vitamins and minerals in hi sblood were right in the middle of where they shoudl be for a normal healthy kid. Now that was a feat considering what Jedd actually ingests for food.
Aug 21, 2008
Melissa - Mommy to Sebastian, born 9/28/07 @ 7 lbs 7 oz and 20.75 in. At docs at 12 months: 27 pounds and 32 in! Good grief! GERD - currently on Prevacid suspension (liquid equivalent of 45 mg a day). Allergic to dairy, soy, eggs, wheat, all treenuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, peas, sesame, bananas, barley, coconut, dust, dust mite, dog, cat, latex. Seasonal allergies. Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS). Neocate only - no solids - until further notice (drinks and loves water, too). Loves his doggie, our rescued Treeing Walker Coonhound, Louise, even though he is allergic to her. Louise will make your doctor a homemade pie if you would like her to. PHOTO: We couldn't do a cake on Sebastian's birthday, but that didn't stop him from tossing around the contents of a big bowl of popcorn! He now tries to eat it when we play with popcorn, so no more of that game.... :(
My mom told me that my sister wouldn't eat anything until she was well over two...closer to three, actually (She was 20 pounds at 1 year and 20 pounds at 2 years). My mom discovered eventually that my sister would eat baby food beets, so she gave her those until she was in preschool! I don't see what the problem is, really, if she is eating a variety of other foods. Isn't it sort of like us eating applesauce or pudding? SO GLAD SHE IS EATING FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aug 21, 2008
Jennifer - 1st time mom. Lauren (6/1/07) diagnosed 9/07 with GER at 3 1/2 months. Prevacid 7.5 mg in the am. Currently drinking whole milk and eating great!!
No longer aspirating! Yippee!
Picture: Why would Lauren play with the hundreds of dollars worth of toys scattered in my living room?!?! When she could play in a box! Estimated move date: Oct. 3rd!
Nope, not at all. Lauren still gets as much babyfood as I can get in her. And my friend at work still uses it like Abby's mom, to get the fruits and veggies in and her son will be 3 in Feb. If Rory's eating it -- LET HER EAT :)
Aug 21, 2008
This is our dd, Alessandra. Dx with GER 10/07. Ran the gamut with meds and now done with them (crossed fingers). Using magnesium, probiotics and prebiotic supplements. With the exception of teething and general sassy attitude, all is well now. They really CAN grow out of it!
If she'll eat it, why not? We all still have the pureed-consistency stuff in out diets as adults (applesauce, yogurt, etc) so if she'll eat it, then I say let her have it.
Aug 21, 2008
Coyle Eagan. One Year Old. Doing well on Cow's Milk flavored with juice :) Drinking two bottles of Go&Grow daily. Eating solids better but still have rough days. No More Silent Reflux-that I can hear anyway.. but puking again. Zantac 2ML 2X daily.
if she'll eat it id certainly give it to her.
Aug 21, 2008
baby quinn's mommy
Mom to a 3 year old baby girl with severe reflux: g-tube, nissen fundoplication. dx: RAD, failure to thrive, DGE, epilepsy, sleep apnea, paraesohphogeal hernia, high lactic acid there's more "unknown disease"... Hospitalized 12 times, PT graduate! ST graduate! OT graduate! Current Meds: singulair, zopeonex, pulmicort, reglan, Keppra, Trileptal, vitamin B6, Veramyst. Current weight: 34 lb. Current height: 39". g-tube dependent, oxygen 1-2LpM all day and night PIC: Ms. Quinn
Yeah! I would totally feed her whatever she will eat. Hopefully she won't suffer the consequences of it. I am so upset at the treatment you are getting with the doctors and them not listening to you. I'm so sorry that you are having to go through that. I would recommend just finding another pediatrician. At the same time, there are a number of children who are just tiny for their age. If she is a healthy tiny, I don't see there being much of a problem with it. What do you think about Rory? Is she pretty healthy? Development wise? Does she get over her sicknesses fairly quickly or does it seem to knock her butt to the ground? I am in agreement with Sarah as well. Winer months are just around the corner and I would be a bit concerned about whether or not she is hanging on to health by a thread and whether or not the next illness will be a disaster for her body. -Sarah
Aug 21, 2008
Maggie is now 3 years old and reflux free (knock on wood). I still check in some to see how everybody is doing :) Hugs to all!
I don't see anything wrong with it. I mean, I'd rather let her do it in baby steps than just throw her into adult stuff all of a sudden. That's just my opinion though. If you think about it, lots of stuff our kids eat are pureed. Yogurt, applesauce, etc
Aug 21, 2008
Kathryn, Pager Volunteer and mommy to Emily Mia 02/04/07. 3 years old with GERD. 30mg Prevacid and Pepcid AC. Mylanta needed for flares. Failed prilosec med switch. Tried and failed many med weans but GERD and pain are well controlled. Functional constipation. Reoccurring SBBO. Suspected IBD or autoimmune disease. Resolved issues: MSPI, CSID (acquired), Stage 2 kidney reflux, Chronic diarrhea.
Audrey Meadow 06/20/08. born 34/35 weeks. Still b/f and eats everything! ftt and chronic constipation.
you know, it is GOOD practice for her to learn to eat off a spoon. I fed emily all of about 5 times off a spoon before she was 1 and if she would have taken baby foods i would have given them to her, they are super healthy and easy too. now if she was bringing baby food jars to school (kindergarten) then i would worry LOL i am sooooo happy she is doing so well in eating for you!!
Aug 22, 2008
Donnessa, mom to Halley born 3/10/07
Reflux (mostly) resolved at 14 months
and Addison born 8/17/09. Currently exclusively bf and on 7.5mg Prevacid
Halley will eat all kinds of solids, but only Stage 2 vegetables. I can't get her to eat a "regular" vegetable to save my life. I say if she'll eat baby food, let her! Halley and Rory can exchange baby food jars from their lunch boxes in kindergarten ;-)
Aug 22, 2008
Brent 2 years old,
Birthweight 12 lbs 3.3 oz!
Very severe GERD,LPR,FTT
Severe esophagitis/scarring
Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia,
Esophageal Dysmotility,
Food impaction,Aspiration
Eosinophilic Esophagitis,Severe retching
Severe allergic colitis/malabsorption
Susp eosinophilic colitis,chronic diarrhea,
Laryngomalacia,Gas/Bloat Syndrome,
Visceral Hyperalgesia,GI Dysmotility,
Chronic infection(ear/sinus/lung)
Adenoid/tonsillar hypertrophy
Gait abnormality/bowlegs,widened growth plates
Susp Vagus Nerve Damage
Surgeries, Nissen fundo,hernia repair/
reconstruction,esophageal dilation,gtube,
ear tubes,adenoidectomy
Bronchs w/ BAL's,lung biopsy
Upcoming scope/colonoscopy
Manometry testing in Oct.
Meds: Nexium,Zantac,Baclofen, Neurontin,
NPO tubefed continuous elecare 24 hours/day
I would certainly do it if she eats it!
Check with your
doctor first!