Thursday, August 31, 2006

Not yet

We were supposed to come home with the boys today, but Kolton his still having an issue with his eating. We got as far as rooming in, which means we had to stay over night and do all their care as well as respond to any alarms that went off on the home monitors. Kolton is still having bradycardias at the beginning of his feeds as well as during his feeds if he is tired. His 3AM feed and 6AM feed did not go well, with the 6AM feed he even had to have his NG Tube put back in and some food given that way. He was just too tired. This concerned the nurse as well as us, she called the Doctor and now we are just waiting. Waiting for Kolton to get it down. The Doctor says he probably only needs a day or two. I think it will take longer, I began to worry that something else is wrong with him, however the Doctor says it's because he is a preemie and some take longer than others.

I don't want him home sooner than he is ready, that's how things go I've learned when it comes to babies and the NICU. One minute they are ready and doing great the next they have something they need to work on. We just keep telling ourselves we are on the down hill side of this ordeal, they will come home hopefully sooner than later. It's been over 6 weeks, they have done great up to this point. They aren't even supposed to be born yet not for another 4 weeks, we don't want to push them too hard. Hopefully he will figure it all out soon and we will be posting pictures of us all together at home.

2 comments:

Aunt Boo said...

Hey guys. I just wanted to tell you that you are so blessed. I know it is furstrating, scarry, and wonderful. Hang in there. Your little men will get the hang of things and will be home in no time.Just remember to pray dailey for your boys as well as each other and God will take care of you!!
Love Aunt Boo

nanaj said...

Hi, Brandy,Jimmy and J units. We are praying every day for your family. I have faith that God is looking after you. We love you and know that I am here for you anytime you need me. All you have to do is call and I will be there. I love you all so much. I hope to see you soon. Love Nana J
(Janet)