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Rotavirus Vaccine

Why get vaccinated?

Rotavirus is a virus that causes diarrhea, mostly in babies and young children. The diarrhea can be severe, and lead to dehydration. Vomiting and fever are also common in babies with rotavirus. 985 more words


Imaginary Walking Trip: Miles 62 and 63

I hate having to compact two days of walking into one post, but sometimes that’s just the way it has to be. The past two weeks have been both joyous and torturous.  632 more words

Imaginary Walking Trip

One Down, Three To Go!

Emerson has made a full recovery! I think the rotavirus is out of her system, thank goodness! Not that I will stop worrying about her having more seizures, though. 356 more words

Out of the Pot and into the Fire

Emerson and I got to come home yesterday!  I can’t tell you how amazing it was to sleep in my own bed last night and to take a shower!!! 348 more words

Rotavirus in the House!

Emerson’s stool sample came back positive for rotavirus. One piece of the mystery solved. So now all the staff who come in her room have to wear a gown and gloves. 417 more words

Vaccinations: Four Month Vaccines @Ten Weeks Old

Due to our upcoming trips to Denver & DC over the next three weeks, we opted to get {Baby Beetle’s} second round of vaccines early to ensure he has more antibodies and a stronger immunity to the scary stuff. 49 more words


and then we went to the hospital

Four days ago we thought we were in the clear, but we were wrong. Poor little Henry is still very much in the throes of this awful sickness which up until last night had no name other than the general term: Stomach Bug. 588 more words