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The First 24-Hours and HBOT Research

It has come to my attention that the Menu of ‘important’ items does not show up well on handheld devices. I have created permanent links to those pages here. The First 24-hours after drowning – https://drownedbaby.org/the-first-24-hours/ HBOT Research – https://drownedbaby.org/hbot-research/

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Allopathic Medicine | General

Drop Foot and Bent Wrists

We recently had a family contact us about Drop Foot. Drop Foot is common with brain injury. So are bent wrists. Robert had a wrist and an ankle relax during the first 40 dives at Dr. Harch’s. The other side relaxed during the second round of dives at home.  Robert’s relaxed posture is still to […]

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The Kitchen Sink

We are often asked which therapy or treatment made the biggest difference for Robert. I will answer this below but it is important to know that we agreed, early on, that we were going to throw “everything and the kitchen sink” at healing his brain injury and, hopefully, argue later about what made the biggest […]

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Important Links

Go here for information on preventing drowning. While we are working to give parents the hope and the tools to fight for their drowned children; the best course is to prevent drowning before it happens. Can’t Swim – Don’t Go In™ Go here for information on equipping and training rural first responders to better address […]

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Hope

There is no hope without Jesus Christ. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. – 1 Cor 1:18 God made Robert’s body and God has the power to restore it. Whether he uses Dr. Harch and HBOT, MNRI […]

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Food and Supplements | General

Food/Nourish/Kate Farms

The body cannot heal without the correct building blocks. The hospital first proposed feeding Robert a canned milk, sugar and soy based formula. Being ‘foodies’ we requested something better. We were told that the offered formula was fine and that there was nothing else. We put out a plea for help to our circle of […]

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Allopathic Medicine | General

Allopathic Drugs

While we were in the hospital Robert was treated with multiple allopathic drugs. Many were started and stopped in an attempt to find something to reduce his neural storming and hyper-toned (stiff) muscle condition. Some, like Keppra, were given as a prophylactic (just in case). Robert left the hospital on 13 different prescriptions. Some of […]

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Food and Supplements | General

Dr. Sears’ Fish Oil

We use fish oil with Robert and have since the first days in the hospital. It was one of the few constructive things we could do in the hospital. We were required to sign a release for ‘Parent Supplied Nutrition’. We initially used a high quality, refrigerated brand from the local health food store but […]

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