I didnt even know that Gastroschisis existed until this day. Researchers say that people tend to view cold and snowy weather as burdensome. When he was born, part of his small intestine, part of his large intestine, and part of his stomach was exposed. But not long after, he was able to start feeds and next thing you know he was tolerating his feeds, gaining and holding his weight, and moving his bowels like he was suppose to. But fast forwarding to today, he is a happy 11 month old boy, crawling around, always smiling, always happy, and no complications besides constipation every now and again.
When he was born, part of his small intestine, part of his large intestine, and part of his stomach was exposed. They found a significant decline in "frost days," when minimum temperatures dip below freezing, and "ice days," when maximum temperatures never rise above freezing. I was 16 weeks pregnant with my second born when we had found out. Journal Reference: Alexandra R. From there on out, every week twice a week I had to go to providence to have his heart rate monitored and to have an ultrasound to make sure he was growing properly.