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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 2
   Posted 2/1/2009 11:41 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi all.
I just wanted to introduce myself.  I have had ulcerative colitis since I was 15 (I am 27 now) and have a 14 month old daughter.  I am currently not taking any medication except for prenatal vitamins due to breastfeeding.  I am considering taking Colazal however feel that I should wean my daughter first.  I am starting to flare up a little but so that might help me make my decision quicker.  6MP is my favorite drug to be on because I feel almost normal when taking it!  However, it will be a couple of years before I start taking that again because I want to have one more baby and breastfeed it as well.   
Anyway, I just wanted to say hi and that I am so glad there is a forum for this!  It is a big part of my life and no one really understands what it is like.

Regular Member

Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 237
   Posted 2/1/2009 12:47 PM (GMT -6)   
welcome! a little off topic: if you have trouble weaning... i tricked my son into weaning by putting a little vinegar on my nipples (lemon juice works too) and telling them they were sick and he couldn't nurse anymore. he tried once and never again. he was 2 years old and showing no signs of stopping and i was pregnant. good luck.
Veronica (26), mommy to Chris (3.5 yr old, diagnosed november 2007 with left sided UC) and Emily 10 months
Chris current meds:
 Pentasa 250mg 4x's daily
 Culturelle 1x daily

Regular Member

Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 469
   Posted 2/2/2009 12:08 PM (GMT -6)   
AHM - welcome to HW however, sorry for your UC - not a fun disease. Can't help any w/ the babies - I'm 51 and a grandmother of 4 - now that IS AWESOME! But stick with us - you'll learn from many of the members here - gain support - we we look forward to your support and knowledge! Enjoy your child and future children!

Diagnosised 8/25/08 GRRR
Started flare mid-May/feeling better but still flaring
Canasa 2x a day
Multi Enzyme
Mega Probiotic
Fiber Wafer
Nictotine Patch
Fish Oil Pill
Multi Vitamin

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