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Mar 05, 2011
vigilantmom
Ryan was born May 20th 2008. 9 lbs 2 oz. Ryan’s magic bullet was 30mg of Prevacid capsules mixed with Caracream from Marci-kids (I am forever indebted to the team at Marci-kids), Claratin for the mucos, and Mirlax for the constipation. Within 2 months of this combo he jumped from the 6% to the 50% for weight and continues to climb. Be strong, listen to your instincts. Read his story for more specifics that just might help you too - Karen
Janet/Zach
Hey Janet! How is Zach doing? Is the Zegrid working for him?
Mar 07, 2011
zack'smom
Zack born 09/28/07 @ 31 weeks. Dx silent reflux @ 6 mo. Now not so silent. Switched to Elecare @ 9 mo. On Prevacid 15mg 1x daily. Looking to stop the puke and gain some lbs.
Puke stopped about 24 months and he's learning to eat...very slowly.
Still on prevacid and periactin.
actually he seems to be doing OK reflux wise...teh Zegrid is much easier for him to take and I get no arguments about it. Eating is still a challenge...he just doens't like it at all, BUT we have now been three weeks Elecare and bottle free...it's a constant struggle, but lunch and dinner and getting easier...breakfast is still a problem, but I'm switching things up and trying different motivations. We still ahve throw up once in a while, but I've come to realize that if he gets worked up he physically CANNOT stop it which takes a little stress off. I've been working on tactics to help him calm himself when he gags or burps up some thing....I ahve him breathe...take a sip of juice or whatever...sometimes it works, sometimes it doesnt, but we're still in a FAR better place than a year ago. :)
Mar 08, 2011
vigilantmom
Ryan was born May 20th 2008. 9 lbs 2 oz. Ryan’s magic bullet was 30mg of Prevacid capsules mixed with Caracream from Marci-kids (I am forever indebted to the team at Marci-kids), Claratin for the mucos, and Mirlax for the constipation. Within 2 months of this combo he jumped from the 6% to the 50% for weight and continues to climb. Be strong, listen to your instincts. Read his story for more specifics that just might help you too - Karen
I am so glad to hear the Zegrid is working out for him. Isn't it great to not deal with timing it around food? I cant believe he is still a puker! You would think his stomach would stretch out and handle some capacity one of these days. No new carpet for you yet. Perhaps Elecare polk a dots will be all the rage soon. : ) Speaking of.. Congrat on dumping the bottle and the Elecare. That is a HUGE step forward!!!
Mar 08, 2011
zack'smom
Zack born 09/28/07 @ 31 weeks. Dx silent reflux @ 6 mo. Now not so silent. Switched to Elecare @ 9 mo. On Prevacid 15mg 1x daily. Looking to stop the puke and gain some lbs.
Puke stopped about 24 months and he's learning to eat...very slowly.
Still on prevacid and periactin.
Oh i think he will be a puker until he's old enough to establish more self control and less panic? Did I tell you guys that the endoscopy showed a hernia? basically anytime abdominal pressure is executed his hernia activates and empties his stomach into his esophagus...if he can calm down he can often stop it, but not always. now that I realize there is a medical reason why he throws up it's a lot more manageable and frustrating. And he throws up maybe once a week...sometimes not even that. I can deal with it. Our other option is surgery to correct which is basically a fundo...I'm not OK with that.
Mar 08, 2011
zack'smom
Zack born 09/28/07 @ 31 weeks. Dx silent reflux @ 6 mo. Now not so silent. Switched to Elecare @ 9 mo. On Prevacid 15mg 1x daily. Looking to stop the puke and gain some lbs.
Puke stopped about 24 months and he's learning to eat...very slowly.
Still on prevacid and periactin.
I meant LESS frustrating lol
Check with your
doctor first!