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Three cases present variations in treatment response. Case 1 finished treatment in 7.5 mo.; Case 2 in 16 mo.; Case 3 in 34 mo. Numerous factors influence each case – significant risk factors; tendency for system overload; emotional and behavioral issues; and an added neurological disorder, autism. Case Comparisons highlight these factors

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Case Study #1 - Rapid Response

Rapid Response - 7.5 Months

Matt:  age 19, Grade 14,  NDD Presence Score:  8+ (Possible NDD = 5-8)

Pregnancy - Uneventful 

Labor & Delivery - Birth 2 weeks past due date.  Little spontaneous labor; induced with pitocin; 12 hours of intense labor  Birth weight 7 # 3oz.

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Case Study #2 - Ideal Results

Ideal Results - 16 Months

Sarah   Age 15    Grade 10    NDD Presence Score:  19+ (Definite NDD = 12+)

Pregnancy – Severe morning sickness for 5 mo., had to work to maintain weight; spotting at 6 wk. – bed rest for 2 wk.; severe upper respiratory infection at 4 mo.

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Case Study #3 - Complex, Extended Results

Complex, Extended Case - 34 Months

Thomas:  age 7.9, Grade 2,  NDD Presence Score:  28 (Possible NDD = 12+ )

Pregnancy – Morning sickness 3 wk. - 2 mo., only nausea; bed rest at 2 mo.; emotional  stress; Rh negative; placenta previa diagnosed at 13 wk.

Delivery – contractions 21/2 min. for three hours, no dilation; no response to pitocin, 3x; fetal distress; emergency caesarian.  Had to be resuscitated at birth; signs of brain damage at birth; jaundiced, under lights; cried 24 hours a day, tactily defensive.