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Papa Bear and Mama Bear were sick

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Most of the time, we’ve been talking about the baby bears getting sick.  They seemed to be getting sick quite a few times during the past few months.  But this week, it’s not about the Baby bears.  This time, it’s Papa Bear and Mama Bear who got sick.  Sick with some unnamed virus causing fever, chills, body pains and tummy pain.  The Baby Bears had to be with their Grandma Panda (Mama Bear’s mom) because Papa Bear and Mama Bear were afraid they might catch the illness. READ MORE

Another hospital trip

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My little baby Bear got admitted last week because she had another bout of benign febrile convulsion.

As doctors, we know that it’s really nothing to be worried about, but it really is different if the child involved is your own.

Oh well, she’s all better now, like nothing ever happened to send us parents into a tizzy.

I really hope this would be the last time that this would happen to her.  Believe me, it can look VERY scary, to see your little baby having an episode and wondering what you’ve done (or not done) wrong.

When E got sick…

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E:  Mammy sleep in other room.

Mama Bear:  (hurt) Why?  You don’t want to sleep with Mommy?

E:  Daddy lang.  Mommy has to take care of Shobe.

Mama Bear:  Where will Shobe sleep?

E:  In ama‘s (grandma) room, because I have fever.  Baka I might cough on Shobe.

Mama Bear:  Eh, paano if you’re well na?

E:  Shobe and Mommy sleep here with Daddy and me.


Baby Bears Got Sick :(

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It was a rough week for the Bear family.  First, Boy Bear got cough, cold, then moderate grade fever.  Then, when it seemed that he was getting better, Girl Bear suddenly had convulsions. It turned out that she had fever at the time of the seizure.  Papa Bear and Mama Bear had to bring her to the emergency room.

The fever climbed p to 39.9 degrees with no obvious focus of infection. CBC and urinalysis were not suggestive of bacterial infection.  Since Boy Bear got rashes the day after Girl Bear got admitted, we began to suspect roseola infantum.

After more than 3 days of fever, the rashes finally appeared and the temperature went down.  What a relief to know that it’s nothing serious!