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Gastrostomy support thread no.2! Tubefed children support thread

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Isitme1 Sun 25-Nov-12 14:44:35

Welcome to thread no.2!!!

Everyone sign in please so we all know who is here


Isitme1 Tue 15-Jan-13 14:57:58

Granny you are the mw so what does uterine inversion and uterine synaechia mean to you?
Please correct me if im wrong but has the second occurred becaus3 of the 1st?
Because of the scarring from the first?
From my knowledge dr Google thats what that means?
Dh has been a bit more understanding.
I told him he was like sisters hubby who is a bastard grin and now he has realised the wife has hormonal imbalance lol.

Isitme1 Tue 15-Jan-13 15:18:05


OBJECTIVE: Uterine synechiae have generally been considered benign findings in pregnancy. We used a large perinatal database to test the hypothesis that uterine synechiae are associated with pregnancy complications.METHODS: We performed a retrospective cohort study of women with singleton pregnancies presenting for routine ultrasonographic examinations at 17-22 weeks from 1990-2009. Pregnancies with multiple fetuses, amniotic bands, and congenital uterine anomalies were excluded. We compared pregnancy outcomes between women with and without uterine synechiae. Multivariable logistic regression was used to adjust for confounders.RESULTS: Of 65,518 pregnancies meeting inclusion criteria, 296 (0.45%) were diagnosed with uterine synechiae. Women with uterine synechiae were significantly more likely to have placental abruption (2.1% compared with 0.6%, adjusted odds ratio [OR] 3.25, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.43-7.36), preterm premature rupture of membranes (PROM) (5.5% compared with 2.3%, adjusted OR 2.51, 95% CI 1.51-4.18), and cesarean delivery for malpresentation (5.1% compared with 3.0%, adjusted OR 1.75, 95% CI 1.04-2.95). The risks of placenta previa, fetal growth restriction, stillbirth, and preterm delivery were not significantly different.CONCLUSION: Uterine synechiae are associated with significant increase in the risk of preterm PROM, placental abruption, and cesarean delivery for malpresentation. The notion of uterine synechiae as benign findings in pregnancy should be re-evaluated*

Do you think I should stop consulting dr Google or do you think it's a good thing to be aware of this?? X

Isitme1 Tue 15-Jan-13 15:19:33

Ps this is the site

sneezecakesmum Tue 15-Jan-13 19:23:07

While granny is being the oracle of delphi and the font of all knowledge (yes 2old you!) someone I'm in touch with online asks this: Our 3 y/o daughter has been coughing consistently now for months. We have spoken to several doctors, pulmonologist, neurologist and gastronolgists, and they seem to think everything is fine. I have to tell you my ‘mommy’ gut feeling isn’t so sure. She is gagging and throwing up every morning. When she throws up she releases gas or has a bowel movement at the same time. She is on a GJ tube and she is fed through the J tube. Has anyone experienced this before? Is this common? Any ideas?

Will come back later to read all other posts!

Isitme1 Tue 15-Jan-13 19:56:12

I could be talking nonsense but you asked for any ideas so
-uncontrolled ashtma? At that age its hard to diagnose
- her way of realising stomach gases?? Does she get vented at all??

2old2beamum Tue 15-Jan-13 21:54:39

Sorry if I offended anyone this was not my intention, I admit I know nothng
just have a little knowledge and experience. However I am appalled the way people are treated by the NHS and pushed around by heartless staff.
My last post seemed to have vanished down the big black hole
Just trying to be helpful to the mum you mentioned I agree with itisme that medics are so reluctant to dx asthma at an early stage. I find aspirating the gstro tube X2 a day helps but no feed comes back. If she was my DD I would be very worried

Isitme1 Read your mail with interest I only saw one uterine inversion in my training and this was postdelivery. Will read your link tomorrow All 5 DC's stranded in city due to snow 2LO's arrived at 21 15 and still waiting for others

Sneezecakesmum I am so sorry you think I am cocky Believe you me I am a big wuss
Take care everybody

Isitme1 Wed 16-Jan-13 08:00:46

I think any where you go there's good and bad staff but with such poor conditions and being soo busy the nhs staff seem to be the worst.
Ive met some lovely nhs staff that have gone out of their way to help and ive met some awful people who honestly made me cry .

Thanks granny I thought someone was going to tell me to shut up lol.

Mums waters broke this morning. Been trying to reach her she was in a lot of pain. She had the sweep yesterday. Hope shes ok x

starfishmummy Wed 16-Jan-13 08:54:26

Hello!! I've been kluking and thought I needed to pop in!!

2old - what time did the kids get home yesterday? I saw your post on the snow thread. Every summer in Mundesley, I dream of moving there but have now gone off that idea - at least while ds is still at school!!

sneezecakesmum Wed 16-Jan-13 18:39:50

2old. I don't think you're cocky, just a lot cleverer than me especially wrt all your broods conditions, makes you the expert as far as I'm concerned. smile. Hope youre not offended? anyway Hope they all arrived home safely. I hate snow and ice for travelling and safety of LOs.

Isitme hope your mum is doing ok. Must feel a bit nerve wracking with all the focus on childbirth.

DGS is slowly putting weight back on with BD and the volumes gradually increasing. We are going to start toilet training!

Isitme1 Wed 16-Jan-13 20:38:58

Its horrible sneeze.
I feel like crying. Ive kept back the tears.
Its like im living a nightmare and I need to protect mum so it doesn't happen to mum.
Ive been backwards and forwards to hers and mine. Im sat with her atm.
I can't go with her when she goes in because of ds.

2old2beamum Wed 16-Jan-13 21:09:46

Oldsneeze thankyou and NO you did not offend me just put it down to my basic insecurity ( I come from a strange family bitch of a stepmother who
constantly put me down and ridiculed me. I am a tad sensitive my prob not yoursconfused) Know a little just through hands on and my passion for SN
Hope your little family are OK

All DC's home by 23.30 thank goodness the 2 fitters had anti convulsants at
school and day services. I have been bitten before. Many thanks to both taxi
drivers. All stayed at home today so nought done.

Starfish don't let the last few days put you off it does not happen very often
There is a brilliant school in Sheringham,, the only reason we do not use it is DS is deafblind better facilities for him in Norwich SO DD followed

DGD no time today to look at your link but an OLD colleague popped in she looked very blankly at me when I asked her NO help there Hope you are all

Take care and hope all scallywags sleep well (I should be so lucky old fart can sleep through a tsunami)

2old2beamum Wed 16-Jan-13 21:14:27

Don't know how I missed about your Mum hang on in there send her my love and you ofcourse Let us know and try not to worry.

Isitme1 Thu 17-Jan-13 08:26:19

Last night wasn't too bad because I was enjoying a mcflurry in bed
But then all again this morning.

How is everyone x

gallivantsaregood Thu 17-Jan-13 10:22:05

HI folks. Sorry for my recent absence.... Busy busy here.

Isitme: huge hugs for you. Stick to your guns re birth plan and c-section. I had emergency c-section but had thankfully already had an epidural..... How is your mum?

Sneeze: re the lady asking for advice. My DD has always had issues with gagging/ retching. He dies not have a funding. However his insides are higgeldy-piggeldy with annotated gut, liver in lower abdomen and his stomach is sitting at a funny angle and is small. If he has wind, needs to poo, his bladder is full, his stomach is completely empy or if his clothes put ANY pressure on his tum at all he will gag or even vomit.As a baby we couldn't put his nappy on properly cos that would make him vomit. He has pretty bad reflux but thankfully doesn't aspirate.

Has the little girl ever had an MRI? Am thinking maybe some organs in odd place? Or really bad reflux? Maybe really sensitive to pressure from clothes/nappy around her middle?

Not sure how helpful that is but just a wee though

Giddy: Hello :-D

Haven't caught up with all that's going on but will try to over next day or so. Hope everyone us ok,,xxxxxx

Isitme1 Thu 17-Jan-13 18:33:19

Galli we want to know how you are too.
Hows everything going?
Mums in full blown labour.
Me n immature sister are taking it in turns to go and sit with her.
I explained to staff that I had a hard time in labour and mum has had mc sothe 3 of us would like to be with her but I just got a blank face.

Ds has been asking for mama. Feel bad that he won't see me til morning. Unless he wakes when I get in at 10.30ish

Isitme1 Thu 17-Jan-13 22:08:34

Mum has had a little boy!!
Hes gorgeous! !
They are both doing well x

gallivantsaregood Thu 17-Jan-13 23:00:28

That's fantastic. Congratulations!! thankswine

Giddypants Fri 18-Jan-13 07:26:55

Congratulations well done your mum x

Hello galli hope the bd is going well we have no complaints here all good

Mums Internet has gone down again waiting for a new thingymajig she has cold and the old fart has food poisoning I'm not going anywhere near them for a while!

2old2beamum Fri 18-Jan-13 13:48:31

Congratulations to itisme1's mum and welcome to her little boy .
DGS what a lovely daughter you are!!

Giddypannts!! Where is your compassion ? grin
Hope the dribblies feel better soon, don't tell them I said that. Perhaps I should name change

Isitme1 Fri 18-Jan-13 17:40:19

Thank you all.
Baby is spit of ds smile
And watching mum in labour has helped me a little x

Giddypants Fri 18-Jan-13 18:37:58

Ha ha they're old <ahem> enough to look after themselves, it will be my dads own fault he has the gallops, and mum doesn't think she has a cold anymore, she's probably been snoring like a train and made her throat dry.
<evil> grin

I have a whole day of entertaining DS tomorrow while the floor in the hall is being installed. What to do?

I had DSs annual statement review this morning, all quite good, but they want him to go more than 2 mornings a week, I've agreed to 3 staring next week, but they want 5 before they break up for the summer in preparation for him starting school in September, my baby is growing up sad TBH I have more issues with it than he does.

sneezecakesmum Fri 18-Jan-13 20:16:41

Hi all. internet behaving at the moment and waiting for new router as !maybe!!! putting the old on plus wires on the radiator had something to do with it?? <dumb moment>

Contratulations isitmes mum. thanks so please all went well for her. def not something i remember fondly!

thanks galli I will copy and paste to internet friend re the JJ tube (?) Hope all going well re the (hope) new little one.

2old. You are really knowledgeable, smile Lots of snow where you live according to pics from my Dsis! Youre welcome to it, its not too bad here yet but think it will be after the weekend!

My cold is not materialising and old fart is going to die if he leaves the loo in the mess he did yesterday. Think its food poisoning as he hasnt a clue about food hygiene. RAW MEAT ON A FLAMING PLATE IN FRIDGE PLEASE!!! etc etc. NOT a bug as I have been unaffected grin

gallivantsaregood Fri 18-Jan-13 20:24:38

Ah.......... Now I get it! Giddy is Sneeze's DD!!! . Bit dim I'm afraid!

sneezecakesmum Fri 18-Jan-13 21:01:08

no not at all! Giddy used to be sneezecake, and by unanimous MN decision I had to change to sneezecakesmum from something or other (forgot what!)

not bothering to reply to her as we speak most days and I help out at her house eating her food and enjoying her central heating grin

2old2beamum Fri 18-Jan-13 22:13:44

oldsneeze you do make me laugh so thanks.
I do know where you are coming from about old farts Mine I could throttle sometimes. I must be honest 50% of the time he is brilliant BUT tonight puts DS to bed at 6.30 DD downs has just said "dad why isn't the feed running" He is fed 23hrs/day WHY OH WHY do I have to check up on him!!!!Need to yell at him about hygiene what is wrong with them confusedangry
Hope you get better soon and computer

As you say weather is crap. All DC's have been home since Tuesday, not too bad really, but am wondering whether Monday is going to be an option.

Love to all especially DGD
Sleep well (DD awake 24.35 until 05.30)

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