+ Reply to Thread
Page 4 of 5 FirstFirst ... 2345 LastLast
Results 31 to 40 of 44
  1. #31
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    370
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    21
    Reviews
    0
    His recovery was quite good all in all. He was in a lot of pain after the osteotomy but that was well controlled while in hospital and by about day 7 he was on no pain relief at all however we did have a few rough nights once we got home from hospital. He spent 4 nights/5 days in hospital and I'm told this is quite standard for an osteotomy. He was allowed to walk after 7 weeks but did walk (and still does) with quite a bad limp due to the difference in the length of his legs. He has actually just had his plate removed last week (after having it in for 9 months) and is doing really well. It's a big thing for them to go through but I can't even begin to describe how proud we are of our little man after everything and I'm sure it will be the same for your daughter. It's a lot to take in that is for sure. If you have any other questions, you are welcome to PM me

  2. #32
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    1,687
    Thanks
    259
    Thanked
    182
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I have been on holidays so only just saw this. She will be having the exact same procedure as my DD has. It all feels very real once you have 'that' date.

    I think as adults we tend to worry more then children but honestly after about day 3 you forget what life was like without the cast - although I didnt have any other children at the time. Do you have help organised for while DD is in hospital? I am a single parent so I had my mum stay for 2 weeks after the op (i went back to uni and work about 5 days after her op).

    Sent from my LG-P920 using BubHub

  3. #33
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Hunter Valley
    Posts
    68
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    6
    Reviews
    0
    how are you holding up Refresh? was just thinking of you hoping all is okay. How long till surgery? sending massive hugs

  4. #34
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    In the sticks!!
    Posts
    20,635
    Thanks
    3,222
    Thanked
    2,540
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Thanks guys. Trying not to think about it too much, kind of in denial I guess! They offered us 7 September which is impossible so I think we have managed to get it changed to the 10 August, just waiting for confirmation. That's not far away at all.

  5. #35
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    In the sticks!!
    Posts
    20,635
    Thanks
    3,222
    Thanked
    2,540
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Only 21 days until her op I am so scared and sad for her I need to get practical stuff organised too. Carseat, pram. I ordered an Ipad to keep her busy at the pool.

  6. #36
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    1,687
    Thanks
    259
    Thanked
    182
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    How i everything going Refresh? Oh its horrible that everyone will be in the pool except her. Hope there is a lot of shade because they get soooo hot and sweaty in those casts!


    Sent from my LG-P920 using BubHub

  7. #37
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    In the sticks!!
    Posts
    20,635
    Thanks
    3,222
    Thanked
    2,540
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    I'm dreading it TBH, I get upset when I see her dance around, she loves it and always asks for 'ballet music mummy' Yeah, I know, poor thing is just going to have to watch, she loves swimming yes, there is heaps of shade.

  8. #38
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    In the sticks!!
    Posts
    20,635
    Thanks
    3,222
    Thanked
    2,540
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Only 9 days to go (((

  9. #39
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    1,687
    Thanks
    259
    Thanked
    182
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    It will be over and done with before you know it. Honestly waiting is the worst part. I remember that feeling!


    Sent from my LG-P920 using BubHub

  10. #40
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    In the sticks!!
    Posts
    20,635
    Thanks
    3,222
    Thanked
    2,540
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Thanks xo


 

Similar Threads

  1. 5 month old in Rhino hip cast
    By Angelski in forum General Child Health Issues
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 29-11-2012, 15:10
  2. 5 month old in Rhino hip cast
    By Angelski in forum Serious Health Issues
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 29-11-2012, 14:43
  3. Plaster cast issue
    By wktz in forum General Child Health Issues
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 17-10-2012, 18:34

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Ro&Co
Share magical moments this Christmas with this gorgeous gingerbread house. Exclusively available in Brisbane, with FREE delivery in Brisbane Metro areas. Each Christmas Centrepiece is unique and made to order, from $240.
sales & new stuffsee all
True Fairies
True Fairies is the first interactive website where children can engage and speak with a real fairy through the unique webcam fairy portal. Each session is tailored to the child, and is filled with enchantment and magic.
Visit website to find out more!
featured supporter
The Fix Program Sydney CBD and Broadway
Pregnancy and women's health physio, pregnancy and new mum Pilates classes taught by our physios for you and bub. Pregnancy back and pelvic pain. Also, we treat postnatal and women of all ages. Incontinence, prolapse, sexual and pelvic pain.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!