Six Weeks and Three Days Old

Emily now weighs in at 860 grams! (1 lb. and 14 oz.) The tiny preemie outfits Jennifer bought for her which used to be so big are now just fitting her, so she needs new clothes already. Her feeds were increased to 11 mls of fortified milk every two hours, and she has had no … [Read more…]

Six Weeks Old

Emily is now six weeks and two days old. Her weight on Monday was 810 grams, but today she weighed in at only 800 grams. However, since she has had three big diapers in the past 24 hours, each over 20 grams, we figure that she actually gained ‘real’ weight. The infections in her eye … [Read more…]

Emily Smiles

Emily had a good day. She was desating (low O2 levels) when we first got there. Which was strange since she wasn’t getting that low before we got there. We had arrived late after trying do a dry run of putting in the car seat, which failed badly, and getting in an hour long traffic … [Read more…]

Emily’s room and update

This shows her sink and to the left above her crib you see her white board. This shows her window and doorway. This is of Emily and her doorway leading to her “room.” This is a picture of Emily’s bed and window beyond. If you look to the very right you can see the white … [Read more…]

Emily’s room

Hello, Emily hasn’t had that much change this week. Her CO2 levels seem to be elevated but they haven’t made that many changes to her ventulator. Currently she is on 46 breaths per minute, her PIP is at 22 and her PEEP is at 7. I am told these are high settings but they are … [Read more…]