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…]

Five Weeks and One Day Old

These pictures were taken yesterday and today. Two were taken while the nurse was giving Emily her care; note the hands over her face clearly telling everyone to leave her alone. She was just too cute – Daddy had to take some pictures. Jennifer got to hold Emily for about three hours on Labor Day … [Read more…]

Five Weeks Old

It’s been a few days since our last update, but not much has changed. As seen in one of the pictures, Jennifer got to do kangaroo care with Emily for about three hours on Saturday. Her feeds were also restarted after being held for 24 hours because of some swelling, but she’s up to 8 … [Read more…]