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#27258 - 12/17/10 04:16 PM another baby?
kekonen Offline
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Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 58
We haven't decided if we're done having children yet. Although I could be perfectly content with my two little girls, I've always wanted a large family if we're able to provide for one.

Annalie was born with LI, but it seems to be a pretty mild case. She was not born with a collodian membrane.

I know the odds of us having another baby with Ich, but does anyone know if we have another baby with Ich would he/she also have LI like Annalie? Even though Annalie didn't have a collodian membrane, is there a chance that another baby of ours would?

We haven't met with a genetic counselor and we haven't had any testing done. I'd like to have Annalie tested eventually for her own knowledge, and Hadley too to see if she's a carrier, but testing results would not change our minds about having another child.
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Karen
Mom to Annalie born 7/17/09 (Mild Lamellar) & Hadley born 3/20/06

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#27295 - 01/02/11 05:48 AM Re: another baby? [Re: kekonen]
MonkeyMama Offline
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Registered: 04/17/10
Posts: 44
Loc: Georgia
Based on what our derm told us, additional children in a single family tend to have similar types of Ichthyosis as previous children. For example, our daugher has a moderate form of LI and it is suggested that any children we have in the future will have nothing more serious than a moderate form of Ichthyosis.

We've decided to not have any more children, but I wish you the best of luck if you decide to have another!!
Sam
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Sam
Mama to Cate (1/30/08), our little monkey.
Collodian Baby/Lamellar Ichthyosis

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#27367 - 01/25/11 05:56 PM Re: another baby? [Re: MonkeyMama]
TiffanyJ Offline
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Registered: 11/06/07
Posts: 43
Loc: Jackson, MS
Our 1st child does not have LI. But our 6 & 3 year olds have identical cases.
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Tiffany & Edwin White
Taylor 12/10/97
Treasure 6/23/04 lamellar and collodian
Jackson 5/3/07 Lamellar and collodian

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