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Nov 8, Day 24 Carissa is Home! We are so thankful God has made her well so quickly. Her hospital stay has been much shorter and easier then we were told to expect. We are convinced that this id due to the many prayers offered up for her and the care of her ...
Nov 8, Day 24 Carissa is Home! We are so thankful God has made her well so quickly. Her hospital stay has been much shorter and easier then we were told to expect. We are convinced that this id due to the many prayers offered...
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Nov 6
We switched Carissa to nursing full time, without me pumping first. She did well through the night without IV's. I am allowed to nurse her every 3 hours. They don't want it to be more then that because she was not supposed to be at full feeds till this afte...
We switched Carissa to nursing full time, without me pumping first. She did well through the night without IV's. I am allowed to nurse her every 3 hours. They don't want it to be more then that because she was not supposed to...
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October 19-Nov 4
Quick updates to catch us up....  Oct 19  The Doctors removed Carissa from the ventilator and she is breathing on her own, Adina and Dennis got to hold her for the first time.   oct 20 Carissa pooped for the first time, this is exciting because it means tha...
Quick updates to catch us up....  Oct 19  The Doctors removed Carissa from the ventilator and she is breathing on her own, Adina and Dennis got to hold her for the first time.   oct 20 Carissa pooped for the first time, this ...
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Oct 16- Carissa is born!
They started induction at 8 am, but progress was slow because we were still early. By around 6:30pm they decided to break my water. Carissa had been head down at every ultrasound since 20 weeks, but as soon as they broke my water she decided to flip to brea...
They started induction at 8 am, but progress was slow because we were still early. By around 6:30pm they decided to break my water. Carissa had been head down at every ultrasound since 20 weeks, but as soon as they broke my w...
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Sept 24- 33 weeks
I had another ultrasound/Mac visit and things are looking good! There is not much to report since there are few changes. They estimate Ba...
I had another ultrasound/Mac visit and things are looking good! There is not much to report since there are few changes. They estimate Baby's weight to be 4lbs 2 oz now. Baby  also scored perfect on all the tests.
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November 7
She passed the Car-seat test. Her evening weight on November 6 was 5lbs 9.5 oz, (up 16 grams from the previous day) not a big enough gain to make the Doctors happy. She had ha a period of being off the IV's and not at full feeds, so they were not surprised....
She passed the Car-seat test. Her evening weight on November 6 was 5lbs 9.5 oz, (up 16 grams from the previous day) not a big enough gain to make the Doctors happy. She had ha a period of being off the IV's and not at full fe...
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Nov 5
I received special permission for mom to hold carissa when I was gone, so I spent the afternoon of nov 4 till afternoon of november 5 at home, and Oma got her cuddles in. When I got back they told me I could start non-nutritive breastfeeding! I pumped, and ...
I received special permission for mom to hold carissa when I was gone, so I spent the afternoon of nov 4 till afternoon of november 5 at home, and Oma got her cuddles in. When I got back they told me I could start non-nutriti...
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Oct 17 and 18
Thursday Oct 17- Carissa was on a high dose of Fentanol, and was barely moving. She was intubated and not taking any breaths on her own because the meds that numbed her pain and relazed her muscles also suppressed her breathing. We had to be carefull with t...
Thursday Oct 17- Carissa was on a high dose of Fentanol, and was barely moving. She was intubated and not taking any breaths on her own because the meds that numbed her pain and relazed her muscles also suppressed her breathi...
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35 weeks- Oct 8, 36 weeks- Oct 15
Had another ultrasound Oct 8.  The amniotic fluid levals were good, she scored perfect on her movement/breathing tests. They estimated her weight to be 5lbs 4 oz (this measurement was way off) Oct 15 was my next ultrasound, this time they noticed a large un...
Had another ultrasound Oct 8.  The amniotic fluid levals were good, she scored perfect on her movement/breathing tests. They estimated her weight to be 5lbs 4 oz (this measurement was way off) Oct 15 was my next ultrasound, t...
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June 25, 20 weeks exactly -I went for my routine 20 week ultrasound. I was excited, looking forward to seeing my little baby again.  Things were going well until the tech got a shocked look on her face, then got quiet. I knew...
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