Quote from dawngloves
Do you think she would benefit from a Haberman Feeder?
I was thinking about that the other day, but we don't have any on the ship right now, and they're not something you can get on the streets around here. Mangoes, yes. Haberman feeders? Not so much. Want to send me one? =)
I got into a bit of an argument with the doc writing orders on her today ... he's a general surgeon, and tried to convince me that, for a 5 month old baby who has been aspirating, PO feeding pedialyte would be more appropriate than thickening some breastmilk with rice cereal and trying that. His rationale? "At 5 months, kids shouldn't be getting aynthing but breast milk." I might not have kids of my own, but that seems odd to me ... does anyone know any contraindications to feeding rice cereal to a 5 month old?! He also tried to tell me that we had been overfeeding her. I managed not to laugh while I showed him the numbers: on our former plan, she was gaining an average of 30g a day. On his plan, after getting her GT, shes lost 100g every day for the last 3.
Alas, I'm not in charge for the rest of the week, so it's anyone's guess as to what orders are going to slip through.