I fed him less than an ounce of regular formula and about 10 minutes later he violently threw it all up and broke out in hives and a rash all over again. (He did that a couple months ago, but the Dr. told me he couldn't possibly be allergic to formula). That's why I fed him less than an ounce-- didn't want to take the chance. He started having a little trouble breathing because of all the mucous.
So, Danior and I conducted a little science experiment. We did a skin test using regular formula and soy formula to see how he would react. The spot with the regular formula broke out in a rash, the soy.... rash free. So, he's been drinking soy formula to supplement his other food.
So, at the dr.'s visit this morning we found out that in two weeks he has gained a little more than two pounds... which puts him back on the percentile he was on before. So, it looks like he just wasn't getting enough to eat...poor guy.
Tonight though, we discovered he is not only allergic to regular formula, but to milk also. Rebekah gave him a kiss on the forehead after drinking her milk, and about 10 minutes later, his forehead broke out in an itchy rash. So, now we all have to be careful not to touch him after touching milk, or kiss him if we are like RL and have a milk mustache.
So... a word to those of you out there who see us... make sure you are milk-free before you kiss Jonah or touch him... thanks!!!