: With my daughters' first palate surgery she
: stayed overnight in hospital (she had a
: trach and g-tube, so no breathing or eating
: issues). She was pretty out of it that
: night, then better when we went home. She
: didn't even mind the restraints.
: Her second surgery she stayed 2 nights and
: done great. She only drank and ate sherbert
: while she was in the hospital. Ate soft
: pureed things for about 2 weeks or so. Only
: used the restraints at night because she was
: 3 then and didnt stick things in her mouth.
: Email me if you have any more questions.
: Hope this helps and I will be praying for
: you both.
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: My 21month old daughter has prs and is
: scheduled for her soft cleft palate repair
: in 2 weeks. If anyone has any suggestions,
: tips advice or experiences that would be of
: any help, just to give me an idea of what we
: are in for and how long the hospital stay
: is. We have weaned the pacifer and I know
: she will not be allowed any solid food and
: will be wearing arm splints, we are leaving
: her g-tube in until after the surgery even
: though she has been drinking thick liquids
: now for 4 months. I am just very nervous,
: she had severe sleep apnea until she had her
: adenoids removed in Sept. then moderate
: sleep apnea in November and was cleared for
: the surgery by her pulmonologist, although
: her plastic surgeon wanted to wait a few
: more months to let her grow. Any advice
: would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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