Saturday, June 18, 2011
Ian's First Visit to the Doctor
The doctor checked him over and pronounced him good to go. He does have a clogged tear duct and small nasal passages that keep him congested, but both will go away as he grows older. We are also going to be seeing an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist to have the frenulum clipped . (That's the piece of skin that is under your tongue which connects it to the bottom of your mouth.) The doctors in the hospital did not get to us and we were not prepared to wait another day for that to happen. As frustrating as it was, we are just happy that it's finally going to be done. While Ian nurses like a champ now, the frenulum thing is starting to cause a few issues with his latching on and it can cause speech problems as he grows. Since he's so young, we decided to take care of it now instead of waiting.
I also have to give a shout out to my other wonderful kids. We had to take the whole gang to the doctors office and they were all wonderful! There was another child in the well waiting area who was a little terror. He kept running around and would not listen to his mom or his grandmother. His grandmother kept remarking on how well behaved our kids were compared to her two year old grandson! His mother told me that her oldest behaved but this one did not. She would talk to him, but not get up and do anything. I sat there thinking that if Ashton or Brenna were doing what he was doing, I'd have their butt in time out regardless of the fit they threw! Sometimes seeing other's out of control children makes you appreciate yours so much more!