I am so pleased to say we have had a great month health wise. Harriet has been so well, long may it continue. Now that she is one we have started giving her probiotics and an immunity boosting supplement. Now I can’t say for sure whether our recent run of good luck is down to them or purely coincidental but I won’t be stopping them anytime soon! Harriet also had her flu jab which may also have helped. We had quite a struggle to get her the injection as here in the UK most little ones have a nasal spray. Anyway, she finally got it in two parts, with approximately three weeks inbetween doses. Fingers crossed this keeps nasties at bay for her.
In terms of her development, Harriet is finally standing up! She is so fast on her bottom that our CF physios think she is quite happy with her current method of getting around so isn’t too bothered to try walking just yet! To try and encourage her to get up on her feet we took her for her first pair of shoes, so cute! She was an angel getting her feet measured and loved all the attention!
We attended a routine clinic appointment which went really well too. All of her medication has stayed the same. She is cruising along on the 75th centile for her weight and on the 91st for her height! We couldn’t believe this as neither of us are particularly tall so who knows who she’s got it from! I was a little disappointed as she had only gained just under a pound in weight since the last check up but I’m putting that down to her fussy eating stage. I say stage as I hope that’s all it is. Harriet will, at the moment, only entertain puddings! She will eat a little bit of her main meal but all of the sweet stuff. It’s a tough one, especially when you have an older child without CF who isn’t allowed a dessert if she hasn’t done well with her main meal. Answers on a postcard please.
Now for the biggie…SHE’S SLEEPING IN HER OWN BED IN HER OWN ROOM! Finally! My husband was home for a few extra days to attend Harriet’s clinic appointment and we decided to give it another go. The first night was a shocker, second almost as bad then the third surprisingly bearable. As a write this we are onto the fifth night and all seems well. I don’t want to say too much in case I jinx it though!
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