4.05 lbs of Fatty!

March 7, 2009

Kerry and I went in for a normal visit with the boys today, and as usual it was awesome.  Kerry had to pump right when we arrived so I took the boys’ temps and changed their diapers.  Max stayed awake for a little bit when I took him out of his isolette, but that didn’t last long and he was down for the count by the time Kerry came back in to the room.  I held Max all the way through his 1 hour feeding, which is now up to 24cc of hypo-allergenic, pre-digested formula.  The nurse also said that by 6pm he should have his IV removed completely.  Just as before, there is no guarantee that it won’t have to go back in, but we are hopeful.  They are also both on low flow oxygen and when we got in I noticed that they had taken away the IV poles for both of the boys, so hopefully that means they are off of high flow for good.  Other than that, today was uneventful, which for us (as everyone knows) is a good thing.

I just got off the phone with the nurse at the NICU to see what their weights were at at their 6pm Cares and they both gained weight.  Max is now at 3lbs, 7oz, and Wes is still a fatty at 4lbs, .5oz!

Here are two pics from today from our NEW camera.  I am still getting used to it so hopefully they look good.

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Wes and Mommy

Sleepy Little Max

Sleepy Little Max

Jeff

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10 Responses to “4.05 lbs of Fatty!”

  1. militarywifealways said

    The boys look so amazing, praying for more uneventful wonderful days.

  2. Tiffany and Rich said

    Those pictures are absolutely adorable!!! They are so sweet!

  3. Sarah said

    Good heavens Kerry, you look gorgeous in this photo! And the boys are, as always, perfect. 🙂

  4. Kiane said

    As always, the boys are absolutely adorable 🙂 And yay for gaining weight!!

  5. lilcyndiluwho said

    Wes is noticably bigger in that picture! YAY for weight gain.

  6. Cara said

    Welcome to the 4lb club Wes! You all look so good.

  7. Ivory said

    Ker, you look absolutely amazing in that photo! Bags my ass!!

  8. Porche said

    Jeff- those pictures are amazing! I just got home and had to check for an update on you guys.

    Kerry- you look beautiful. 🙂

  9. Deanne said

    Thank God for a day that was relatively uneventful for you all. Wes does definitely look bigger! You all are just amazing to me. More prayers and good wishes coming your way!

  10. Noell said

    Way to grow guys!! Thinking & praying for you always!

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