Friday, April 30, 2010

Flashback Friday

How did my little Cayden go from this:

{October 22, 2009}

To this:

{April 23, 2010}

Right before my eyes?

Dear Time,

Can you please go a little slower?

Love, Amy

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Mommy's big guy!

Look who is sitting up all by himself!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Clinic Visit

Cayden's CF clinic visit on th 6th went really well.  He is weighing in at 7.060kg and 66cm so everyone was happy with his growth this month.  We met with Cayden's Respirologist and I told him about his recent choking on mucous episode.  He was concerned and let me know that Cayden should never be not able to clear the mucous in his throat by himself.  He thought it would be best to start Cayden on a nebulizer medication (pulmozyme) to help cut up the mucous so Cayden can clear it easier.  We now do his nebulizer before morning chest physio. 

We spoke with the GI doctor about Cayden still prolapsing and waking through the night lots.  She thought he is still waking lots because of reflux issues.  She prescribed him prevacid for the mornings and we will continue with the ranitidine at night, so far he hasn't been waking quite as often, so hopefully we figured out the problem.  She also let me know that Cayden's iron levels are back up to normall so we can stop giving him the supplement which should be easier on his tummy too.

We met with the dietician and she wants us to continue trying to get Cayden on solids.  He wasn't taking them well, and still spitting it out so we took a 2 week break.  After the break, we tried some fish and he loved it!  We think that now that he is starting to eat a little more solids, we will start adding table salt to his food instead of the sodium solution we currently give him orally. 

First time Cayden gets his nebulizer treatment:

Saturday, April 10, 2010

6 Months!!!

Cayden turned 6 months today!  It's hard to believe it has already been half a year, it has flown by. Even though it has gone by so quick, I can hardly remember life without my little boy.  Cayden has quite the character and is always busy playing, grabbing things, and rolling around.  He is an easy going baby and often just goes along with whatever we do.  The past 6 months have brought many laughs and many tears, but everytime it gets too tough and I feel overwhelmed he gives me a smile or a cuddle and it makes it worth it all.

I love you little guy!