This is a mom post. I’m allowed one of those on occasion, right?! Yes. Thanks. So the past month, I have taken the ‘baby poo discussions’ to new heights. Babes (11 months old) had to take three (3), yes. t.h.r.e.e. full weeks + of antibiotics for a sinus infection that refused to go away. It finally went away but he basically had 5 – 10 (TEN) extremely messy diapers per day during the whole treatment period AND he’s been off them now for about a week and still. This is bad enough when you’re using disposables (sposies in mom talk) but when you cloth diaper (cd) it really, really takes the fun right out of it. Yes, I said fun while discussing diapers. My husband things I’m just a little crazy, but yes, I do find cloth diapers fun. They are so CUTE!
So back to the poo talk: the poor babe’s poo suddenly turned to what I can only describe as really, really bad smelling colored water. POOR GUY! His cute bum is miserable. I talked to my nurse mother, my nurse BFF and my sister (with 17+ years in the business) (hehe) and called the doctors. So. Off to the lab to collect a ‘sample kit’ and they will be able to diagnose whether all the good germs were kicked to the curb to make way for some bad guys to take over his poor belly. I REALLY, REALLY hope that he doesn’t need antibiotics again. I MISS MY gDIAPERS! Wait, they’re not mine, they’re his. But you know what I mean, right? Ok, you probably don’t – unless you’re also obsessed with g’s. You know who you are. 😛 Needless to say, I’m getting really good at this baby poo thing. It’s not even gross anymore, and I talk about it like I talk about flower varieties (or something). I’m not sure if I should be proud of this or not, but now I can say, I’ve officially completed a stool sample kit for one of my kids. Is there a blue ribbon for this? There should be!
Please share some stories from the momma trenches… I would love some company!