Hello moms! Hope you are having a good weekend! New mom Kim had a few questions. I am hoping someone will be able to give her some advice as I have not had any experience with her c. diff question. If you ever have time to sit down at your computer, please take time and go to our “questions” section here on the blog and read some of the questions from recent moms and leave comments with your advice! We want to hear from you!!!
Hi. My daughter is now 9. She was diagnosed with UC in November 2011 and celiac disease probably in 2005 or 2006. She and I began the SCD in February 2013.
Although we saw improvements, they were not dramatic. Less belly pain. Diarrhea persisted. But this was enough to keep us going.
In July 2013, she was diagnosed with c. diff. She has had recurrent bouts up to the present.
My question is in regards to whether you or anyone has seen/heard of c. diff being exacerbated by SCD.
Also, she is not growing well. My concern is whether the restrictive nature of SCD is allowing her to get enough nourishment. She is almost like an expectant mama with morning sickness…sort of picky.
I feel like we are at a cross roads. My gut tells me to keep going on the SCD to address the inflammation at its source. But I was hoping for some input from others who have or are traveling this path.
I am sorry, Kim, but I have not had any experience with c. diff. Justin has been tested many times, but I am not familiar with it. I am hoping some of the moms here will be able to help you with their advice.
Please read the following previous post about weight gain – https://scddiet4kids.wordpress.com/2011/10/04/adding-weight-calories-per-lucy/. My son started the diet when he was 10. He lost weight in the beginning. I don’t think he started really growing until after 2 years on the diet. He just told me this morning he had gained 5 pounds since the last time he weighed. I believe Justin was around 80-82 when he started the diet. He was 115 this morning. Like the previous post states, look at your child and see if they are acting like they feel better and they have energy and do not worry about the weight, it will come.
I have found with most of us moms here on the blog, it’s best to follow your gutt feeling. I will not give up.
Please keep in touch and let us know if you have any further questions.