Please say hello to your new WebMD Moderator: Haylen!
Haylen will most likely be taking over the WebMD Parenting:Preemies Community on Monday. I'll still be around on WebMD, but I know I leave you in good hands and will miss this community! You members that do pop in here are truly amazing and wonderful mothers. Be proud of yourselves and your little ones!
Please welcome Haylen. She will be introducing herself soon!
Sending thoughts of health and happiness for 2011 and beyond!View Thread
First of all, congratulations on your son and I will pray that things are okay! I'm a little confused on his age, though. He is 9 months old without taking his prematurity into consideration? I also am wondering exactly what the motor skills and other concerns are that he is lacking according to the early intervention program to diagnose him with cerebral palsy. What does his pediatrician say?
Here is a WebMD Baby Milestone Slideshow that might help you to compare some of his activity by time line. I know that you are panicked, but try to stay calm. This may not be the case and if it is, there are many treatments, information and therapy. I look forward to hearing from you and my thoughts are with you! ((((((hugs)))))) Please take care and keep us posted.View Thread
I agree with simerlm that you shouldn't be too worried. Infants can begin teething anywhere from 3 months to a year old. Here is a great WebMD Teething Overview for you to look over and get more information. Our preemies tend to be on a slower schedule, but often catch up quickly as they get older. Take care and Happy Holidays! View Thread
WebMD is having a Cookie Recipe Swap in our Food and Cooking Community, where at the end of three weeks they will be judged by expert, Elaine Magee.
This week we're calling for Healthy Cookie Recipes. By healthy, we mean a cookie that is good and good for you! Cookies that will still soothe a holiday sweet tooth, but are chock full of good-for-you things like nuts, dried fruits, and/or organic sugars. They can be low-fat, low-calorie, low-carb and don't forget low-effort.
Do you have a yummy cookie recipe you'd like to share? Maybe you have an original traditional recipe but you've figured out what to substitute to make it healthier?
Johnson & Johnson has just voluntarily recalled 4 million packages of Children's Benadryl allergy tablets and 800,000 bottles of junior-strength Motrin caplets for insufficiencies in the manufacturing process.
"Products being recalled are Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets, cherry flavor, with a code number of 50580-347-18; Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets, grape flavor, code number 50580-348-18; and Junior Strength Motrin Caplets, 24 count, code number 50580-498-24."
Be sure to check out the WebMD article for more information to stay safe. Take care!View Thread
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Hyland's Teething Tablets have been recalled after the FDA found infants who had taken the tablets show signs of belladonna poisoning. "Symptoms of belladonna poisoning are depressed level of consciousness, seizure, difficulty or slowed breathing, lethargy, sleepiness, muscle weakness, skin flushing, constipation , difficulty urinating, and agitation."
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