Nine Weeks Six Days Old

Emily now weighs in at 1190 grams (2 lbs, 11 oz.)! She’s growing out of her size micro clothes. (You can see her almost bursting out of her outfit in one of the pictures.) Not too much exciting has happened the past few days. Her oxygen requirements have pretty much been in the 40-50% range, … [Read more…]

Nine Weeks Four Days Old

As of last night, Emily weighed 1180 grams (2 lbs, 10 oz.)! Her feeds have also been increased to 15 cc’s every two hours. Emily had a good day most of Wednesday, but later that evening started desatting badly and needed to have her O2 and MAP (mean airway pressure) increased. Today, she was back … [Read more…]

Nine Weeks Old

Emily was nine weeks old yesterday. She now weighs 1110 grams ( 2 lbs, 7 oz)! Today she had a bit of excitement. She seemed to be sliding a little backwards last night; she was having trouble keeping up her O2 saturations, and she had a bad blood gas this morning. This afternoon as the … [Read more…]

Weekend Update

Emily has had a mostly boring week. She wasn’t doing well enough to be weaned off of her oscillator, but hadn’t been doing any worse. She was even down to around 40 % oxygen at one point and had several periods where she would go an hour or so without any desaturation warnings. Yesterday however, … [Read more…]

Emily Eight Weeks Old

I called the hospital this morning to check up on Emily. She now weighs 1030 grams (2 lbs, 4 oz)! She is now 35.5 cm (~15 inches) long, and her head grew another half centimeter this past week.