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  • Stridor and trouble turning neck

    Beetaylor 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions August 8, 2013 06:46 AM

    My 4 month old has had a stridor since the first week he was born. It worsens when he gets excited, eats, and when he sleeps. He was a ll twin (37weeks) and was the second baby born weighing in at 5.9. There were 9 minutes between the babies being born vaginally. He HATES to turn his neck to the...

  • Autism?????

    MrsB... 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions August 9, 2011 10:55 PM

    gave birth to twin sixteen months ago a boy and a girl. right from the start they were very different she would eat and sleep no bother while we had problems with his food and had to change it two or three times before he finally settled. then they were both thriving very happy babies but around...

  • 3 1/2 Month old not gaining enough weight

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions April 30, 2011 03:21 PM

    My 3 1/2 month old girl was eating 5oz of formula every 3-4 hours. At her last doctor appt. (5 days ago) she weighed 10 lbs. and was 23 in. long. The doctor said that she is in the 5th percentile for weight. The doctor said that she needs to eat more and closer to every 3 hours instead of 4. ...

  • Mas

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions July 27, 2010 01:34 AM

    Does anyone know if you you child needs to start bleedeing and/or breast tissue to be diognosed with MAS. At 5 we noticed pubic hair and under arm hair. She started to produce an adult oder when running around. They first said she had Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, but did not find a mutated...

  • Looking for help - Loss of appetite in children

    MarekM 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions July 6, 2010 05:26 PM

    Hi,I have a 1 year old daughter and she is not willing to eat at all. They done the blood examination for her and she is just missing Vitamin K. Is not really possible to feed her, as she is pushing the spoon away and throwing the food around. She will turn one year in couple of days and is still 8...

  • elevated alkaline phosphatase in 15 month old

    worriedmominohio 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions January 21, 2010 07:19 AM

    I took my 15 month old for his checkup and once again he didn't gain any weight and his head didn't grow any either. He has gotten a little taller. He has possible lactose intolerance. Diarrhea almost everyday several times a day. On lactaid milk now which makes it better but still diarrhea. ...

  • My Baby has 12 fingers and 12 toes

    Lemondrops2008 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions December 8, 2009 10:57 AM

    My baby girl was born on October 2, 2009 amd she was born with 12 fingers and 12 toes. She is biracial and i dont know what could have caused this. I have trouble sleeping i did take benadryl while pregnant. I was also on vicodin for leg pain because she was laying on a nerve, they were all...

  • several congential abnormalities:connected?

    peacefulmama 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions October 23, 2009 04:51 PM

    We have a 6 month old that has been diagnosed with several seemingly minor abnormalities and other issues and we are wondering if there may be an underlying connection She has:2 hemangiomas: one on neck, one on labia2 cafe au lait spots: one on head, one on armpreauricular pitsebaceous cyst on back...

  • Toddler arches back and stiffens legs

    styhan2 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions September 12, 2009 04:35 AM

    My daughter is 20 mths old. When I try to pick her up she will start crying in pain and stiffen her legs. She doesnt want to wrap her legs around me like she normally does. When I lie her down to change her diaper. She arches her back and stiffens her legs. She doesnt want me to bend her legs. She...

  • 6 months old, no eye contact, but tracking toys

    Anonymous 17 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions February 4, 2009 06:22 PM

    Hi, my concern is my 6 months old baby girl. She has some developmental delays, the main of which is the fact that she doesnt show eye-to-eye contact. Seems not to be interested in people: doesnt normally turn to the voice, doesnt watch people move in the room, etc. However, the girl does react to...

  • baby 4 months not eating

    obernst 5 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions February 4, 2009 01:30 PM

    Hi. I have a babygirl she is 4 months now and 3 days ago she refused to eat. I am bottle feeding from 8 weeks. It was always a problem to feed her before but she was eating every three hours and taking at least 60 ml.But now she is screaming when i try to feed her and not taking anything!!!! one...

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  • 18 month old can not straighten legs

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions January 20, 2009 08:00 PM

    Hi there. My 18 month old Levi has been walking since 12 months old. He seemed to be bow-legged, which I thought would clear up. He is now 18 months old and still walks bow-legged - in addition, he ALWAYS walks and stands with his knees slightly bent. I have NEVER seen him straighten his legs...

  • Anyone have babies with coarctation?

    Anonymous 4 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions January 14, 2009 09:10 PM

    Hi, I just came from the pediatric cardiologist and he told us that my son has a mild case of Coarctation of the Aorta. To be honest we are a little upset and worried because the Dr told us to wait and come back a week later to see if it had progressed. He told us of the treatments that are out...

  • 4 month old daughter with a cataract in left eye

    mhernandez 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions December 30, 2008 07:09 PM

    When my daughter was 2 months old her pediatrician discovered a black spot in her left eye. She referred me to an opthamologist, which confirmed that she had a cataract. She says that surgery is not the best option right now because the cataract is only 1 1/2 millimeters long. She is now 4 months...

  • 8-months old, Seizures, Alkaline Phosphatase 3,800

    Scully0007 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions November 17, 2008 03:36 AM

    My daughter had a seizure on Election Day (11/04/08) 4-days before she turned 8-months old. She DID NOT have a fever. Her doctor instructed me to take her to the ER which I did. They did a CT scan, blood work, and a urinalysis. The CT scan was normal, the urinalysis turned up a possible UTI, and...

  • Head shaking "no" & head tilt - 9 month old

    Anonymous 13 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions September 26, 2008 12:17 PM

    I was just wondering if anyone has any experience with this and could share any information at all. We're in the middle of attending different appointments to figure out what is wrong with my little girl but I'm trying to find out as much information as I can at the same time.My 9 month old has...

  • 11 month old girl breast developement

    JJBroc 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions September 23, 2008 11:31 PM

    10 month old baby girl needs diagnosis Hi, my name is Jim. I have a eleven month old daughter, Cecelia, that is in the 75% for height and weight. She went for a physical today and the doctor noticed early breast developement. Everything else her pediatric doctor has checked out appears fine. From...

  • Need Help with my 8 month old.

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions August 27, 2008 07:02 PM

    OK I am going to start from the beginning. My son was born 1 week early due to extremely low Amniotic Fluid via C-section. He had Jaundice at birth and that cleared up under the lights and he was sent home after 5 days. He has snored and has been a "noisy" breather since birth. He had no suck...

  • Disappearing rash

    jacobstwins 2 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions August 21, 2008 05:01 PM

    My 13 month old gets a rash on her ankles and wrists. It disappears and returns many hours later. Is this a sympton of teething?

  • Could thrush mean something else is going on?

    lillie46 5 Replies
    Posted in: Infant conditions August 11, 2008 06:39 AM

    Well, long and frustrating story, but here's the basics. I have a three month old. At three weeks old, he began to show the signs of thrush. Only, we didn't know that it was thrush. The doctor and nurse didn't notice. A couple of weeks later when I voiced concern over the way he was refusing...

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