Skip to content

1/16/92 — Our NICU Journey Day 61

January 16, 2011

Isaac — 1052 (very sick)

Molly — 866 grams

 

Here are two more of the nurses who took care of our babies: Sue and Mardy. There were so many others who cared for them who we did not capture on camera — more than 100 doctors, nurses and respiratory therapists helped Isaac and Molly during their long stay on the ISCU.

Isaac

They say you are more stable today, but I’m not sure I believe it. They took you off the Aminophylline drip and the stress dose of the Dexamethasone. You had a bad bronchospasm when I was here at 11:00 a.m. and you have been way up on your rates and Os again. I’m not happy, buddy. You were doing so much better yesterday. I can’t wait until you are back in an isolette, because that will mean you are all better.  I hope you have a good night, sweet boy.

Molly

Molly, what’s the deal? You lost two grams last night. We’re not liking that too much. We gave you a bottle last night and you took almost all of it, so maybe that tuckered you out. I know I’m too impatient. It takes a lot of hard work to grow, so I’ll just bide my time, waiting patiently for you to come along at your own pace. They took out your PCVC today — no more IVs. Because of that, they could raise you up to 16 ccs every three hours. So now you are getting plenty of calories to grow on.

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: