Joshua is my 11-year-old son and a joy to our lives. He was a failure to thrive baby for reasons unknown resulting in global delays and a diagnosis of having an intellectual disability. Currently, he operates with the mentality of a young preschooler.  Last November we noticed his gait being off...

Joshua is my 11-year-old son and a joy to our lives. He was a failure to thrive baby for reasons unknown resulting in global delays and a diagnosis of having an intellectual disability. Currently, he operates with the mentality of a young preschooler. Last November we noticed his gait being off...

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I have had this post about our experience with Failure to Thrive in my drafts folder for as long as I’ve been blogging, but it has been on my heart and mind much longer than that. I am not happy with it, nor do I think I ever will be. This is an experience that...Read More »

I have had this post about our experience with Failure to Thrive in my drafts folder for as long as I’ve been blogging, but it has been on my heart and mind much longer than that. I am not happy with it, nor do I think I ever will be. This is an experience that...Read More »

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What do you do if your breastfed baby has failure to thrive?? Here are some naturopathic tricks from NaturopathicPediatrics.com.

What do you do if your breastfed baby has failure to thrive?? Here are some naturopathic tricks from NaturopathicPediatrics.com.

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Does your child gag and choke on food often? Do they chew and spit their food out? Do they pocket food in their cheeks or lips? Do they prefer purees or very soft cooked food? Do you have a difficult time getting them to eat things of certain textures/consistencies? Do they have an aversion to solids/eating in general? Will they only eat small amounts of food at a time before wanting to be done? Are they failure to thrive? Ever wonder if there's a reason for your child's pickiness and food…

Does your child gag and choke on food often? Do they chew and spit their food out? Do they pocket food in their cheeks or lips? Do they prefer purees or very soft cooked food? Do you have a difficult time getting them to eat things of certain textures/consistencies? Do they have an aversion to solids/eating in general? Will they only eat small amounts of food at a time before wanting to be done? Are they failure to thrive? Ever wonder if there's a reason for your child's pickiness and food…

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To learn more about our pants for "Failure to Thrive" kiddos visit our website and like us on Facebook!

To learn more about our pants for "Failure to Thrive" kiddos visit our website and like us on Facebook!

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Your child may need high calorie meals due to poor appetite, high energy and activity level, limited access to meals throughout the day or failure to thrive. MayoClinic.com provides a resourceful list of estimated calorie and nutrient needs based on factors such as age, gender and activity level. Failure to thrive--inadequate growth-- is an serious...

Your child may need high calorie meals due to poor appetite, high energy and activity level, limited access to meals throughout the day or failure to thrive. MayoClinic.com provides a resourceful list of estimated calorie and nutrient needs based on factors such as age, gender and activity level. Failure to thrive--inadequate growth-- is an serious...

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Slow to gain versus failure to thrive

Slow to gain versus failure to thrive

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FAILURE TO THRIVE:  I could scream every time someone tells me that I’m not that big or my husband’s not that big, so my sons’ failure to thrive is something I shouldn’t worry about.  Or how about when I’m told to stop comparing my kids to fat American kids? (from www.MariaRickertHong.com, Maria Rickert Hong Nutritional Healing)

FAILURE TO THRIVE: I could scream every time someone tells me that I’m not that big or my husband’s not that big, so my sons’ failure to thrive is something I shouldn’t worry about. Or how about when I’m told to stop comparing my kids to fat American kids? (from www.MariaRickertHong.com, Maria Rickert Hong Nutritional Healing)

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A Nurse's Guide to Knowing if Your Baby is Getting Enough Breast Milk, breastfeeding support, breastfeeding tips and tricks, newborn gaining weight

A Nurse's Guide to Knowing if Your Baby is Getting Enough Breast Milk, breastfeeding support, breastfeeding tips and tricks, newborn gaining weight

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