Saturday, January 10, 2009

No more tests for awhile . . . hopefully

Since I'm new to this blogging I'm going to back track a little:

July 17, 2008 - Isaac was born at 39 w 5 days weighing a whopping 4 lbs 15 oz. We've had a muscle biopsy which showed nothing. Isaac was in the NICU for 3 and 1/2 weeks. He had a poor suck and could not feed on his own. We had numerous blood tests and genetic tests, all with no diagnosis or reasoning behind my son's lack of muscle tone. After the placement of a g-tube, we were allowed to take the little man home!!! Lots happened in between, but here is the gist. :)

November 22, 2008 - Isaac's pediatrician recommended we see a genetic counselor. So off we were to our appointment with Dr. Hummel from Morgantown, WV. She told us we should have the rest of the tests for Prader-Willi syndrome, and if that doesn't come back with anything, an MRI. We were kind of disappointed after that appointment because she gave us absolutely no new information (that we hadn't talked about with other doctors) and she gave us very little guidance on having more children.

But of course at least she didn't tell us anything really bad, so we have to be thankful for that.

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