Posted by Emma
on September 01, 2000 at 11:40:33:
In Reply to: Why Don't Doctors want to diagnosis CP? posted by Marie B Wise on January 06, 2000 at 17:17:28:
: My son has a mild form of CP. He was born two weeks early and was blue at delivery and had low oxygen saturation. He was put into ICU for 12 hours on a Ventolator(sp?). Today he is four years old and is in the 1% for fine motor skills and is at the age equivalent level of 3 years old for his gross motor skills.
: It has taken four or five different visits to Doctors to have them give us a diagnosis of CP.
: It seems that Doctors are afraid to make this diagnosis.
Just found this board! big help to read. I have twin boys, 13 months, one having cp who was diagnosed at 9 months. Because of his traumatic birth, Dr's used to hint around things like, "i think he could do with some physio", "i think there is something going on in his head" etc, etc. We basically tied them down and asked them to at least let us know what we were dealing with. First MRI at 6 weeks showed nothing, he must go back in october for a repeat, even though it is obvious things arent right.