Re: Premie Baby and my bird
Posted by Michelle on 9/01/06
Thank you for the advice I really need all I can get at this
point. Abby is doing good but of course it is day by day and
will be for a long time. Thank you again it does make me feel
better to know that there is hope that I may be able to keep my
animals and not harm my "other" baby. :-)
On 8/30/06, Fran wrote:
> Michelle, So glad things are looking o.k. with Abby. That's a
> scary situation, and I'm sure you're physically and
> emotionally spent. I will be thinking of you and Abby and
> hoping for her continued progress.
> As Rina said, generally the dustier birds are the cockatoos
> and cockatiels. I have both and also have a young son.
> I assume that your bird is in a separate room from your
> nursery. So I would just recommend that you get a good air
> filter. One that uses the replaceable HEPA filters (no
> filterless like the ionic breeze, they produce ozone and are
> bad for birds and humans). Put one in your bird's room and you
> may also want to consider one for Abby's room.
> Also, keep your bird clean by weekly showers or mistings or
> whatever he prefers. Unless Abby has some specific allergy to
> your bird, I think she will be fine. Actually she and your
> bird will probably become great pals as she grows up. Our son
> at 21 months already knows all our birds' names and insists on
> helping feed and water them. He's too young to handle them
> quite yet though.
> All the best to you and baby Abby.