I’m sorry if you’ve come here to read about cows the past few days. I’m having a bit of a mommy melt down. At Henry’s appointment Friday morning I as just told to watch him, well yesterday he looked awful.
My mom watched him so I could go milk in the afternoon (there’s your cows). He had been limp, whiny and overall horrid looking all day. After all of us talking we decided he needed to go to the ER.
Our local hospital ships babies on if they can’t help them easily. Akron has an outstanding children’s hospital only an hour from our house. So they use their resources well.
I called the on call nurse for our doctor, we use a large clinic and I was forwarded to a main branch to use a general on call nurse. I was on hold not once but twice after calls being dropped. All together I was on hold over a half hour. I just hung up, I can only take so much.
After shuffling around the 2 elder tribe members, we left to the local hospital. After sitting there for 3 hours we were told he had a fever, push fluids, go home. I feel so defeated, frustrated and worried.
This all started Friday morning at 1 am. Henry has been anywhere from 101-104. He has quit nursing since lunch time yesterday. He hasn’t had a wet diaper since he woke up yesterday morning. He just goes limp. His eyes are glazed looking and he lays here and whimpers. On a plus side he has quit vomiting because I don’t think he has the fluids in him to do so.
I’m really starting to feel like the crazy mom that no one is listening to. I’m calling his regular pediatrician when they open and hoping for some answers.