Children - Special Needs Community
my 8month boys slow development
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to learning and education, motor and movement, neurological brain injury, premature birth, sensory integration, speech and communication, and vision impairment list groups.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

my 8month boys slow development

hi my name is michelle i have a 8 month boy who coos and aaas when i was pregnet i had a thyroid problem and was causing probs through preg when he was he was twisted inside me had a 6 inch umbil cord and a vsd thats been fixed hes had blood for genetic abmoralitys and chromes thats taking several months to get back but now at 8months hes not crwling and walking cant even sit up back weak but he can hold his head up but he flops alot when tired happy aparrt from that hes going to child develop clinic this year cause im concerned want him to have a normal life
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
373137_tn?1208100283
Hi,  did you take thyroid medication when you where pregnant?  I know that sometimes, if the mother had an under active thyroid during pregnancy, the baby sometimes have developmental problems due to his brain not developing normally.  My son is now 2 1/2 years old and still doesn't have head control.  My story is however a bit different to yours but the fact remains that he must start therapy as soon as possible.  You wouldn't want deformities (especially spinal) because he flops.  It is difficult I know and the outcome is different from child to child.  Point is, get him to a Paediatrician as soon as possible and start him on physical therapy under a specialists supervision.  Tackle problems as they come up, don't think too far ahead now.  You'll drive yourself crazy!    Good luck
Blank
301640_tn?1302655934
hi michelle here i never was put on thyroid mad cause it went into remission from time to time thanks for u advice ill get him to a paediatrican as soon as poss he has got head control but not for for to long only on tummy time no i dont want deformites u right there when he s tired he really flops cant even put him on a swing for to long  hope he finds his legs soon.
Blank
301640_tn?1302655934
hi michelle here i never was put on thyroid mad cause it went into remission from time to time thanks for u advice ill get him to a paediatrican as soon as poss he has got head control but not for for to long only on tummy time no i dont want deformites u right there when he s tired he really flops cant even put him on a swing for to long  hope he finds his legs soon.
Blank
373137_tn?1208100283
Good luck.  Hopefully it's not a big deal!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Children - Special Needs Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
1684282_tn?1350782543
Blank
The Death by Heroin
Feb 03 by Julia M Aharonov, DOBlank
Top Children's Health Answerers
803938_tn?1333809293
Blank
Ecologic
Salt Lake City, UT
1006035_tn?1391310794
Blank
skepticalpeach
MN