Thursday, April 2, 2009
Daily Dose: Thursday, April 2
Hope had an amazing day today!! As you can see she has many improvements in her lifestyle. She convinced the doctors this morning that she was ready to get off the ventilator, so now she is on the vapotherm again and is a much happier camper.
After she convinced the doctors to lose the ventilator, she then convinced them that she was ready for a move up in the world. Hope is now in a BIG GIRL CRIB!!!!! She has officially graduated from an isolette to a big girl crib. So far she is maintaining her body temperature very well and sleeping through all the noise that she now hears.
Just when you thought it couldn't get any more exciting in the life of Hope... it did!! She started her feedings again today. They are starting small, 6 mls every 6 hours, but that is a great start so far. She had been under the care of the surgeons since her surgery but today they felt that she had recovered to the point they could hand her care back over to the neonatologist, which is a great sign of her recovery.
As you can see, not only is Hope in a new BIG GIRL CRIB, but she is also modelling another ensemble from the Hope Collection. Underneath her blanket she is wearing a beautiful green outfit, sent by cousins Kelly and Jerry, trust us, it's very cute. The adorable hat was made, with love, by Carol Weiden. So big thanks to cousins Kelly & Jerry and Carol W.