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It’s official: Leah is no longer under the care of the Failure to Thrive Clinic at SickKids. There won’t be any more of these hospital bracelets in Leah’s immediate future. (At least not unless she breaks her leg and we end up at SickKids’ ER — but let’s not think about that.) Leah and I tookContinue Reading

Light at the End of the Tunnel

After two years of appointments, scans and tests, along with 143 Million Feeding Suggestions, Leah’s time as a SickKids patient may be drawing to a close. Today we were back at the Failure to Thrive Clinic, a poorly-named place with a wonderful paediatrician and support staff. Leah weighed in at 10.2 kg, finally crossing theContinue Reading

Sort of Failing to Thrive

Today marked our first (but certainly not our last) visit to the Failure to Thrive* Clinic at SickKids, an appointment we’d been feeling pretty blasé about since we received the referral last month. We’ve made the rounds at the hospital and weren’t terribly optimistic that there was much of anything else we could try toContinue Reading