Monday, September 15, 2008

4 Weeks!! Reunited!!!

4 Weeks Old!!!!

Can you believe it? Our precious Angels are already 4 weeks old!! So much has happened in the last 4 weeks, well, 7 months, that we have to be SO thankful for!! Our babies have come a long way from the original little dots we saw on the screen!!!! Here's an update on everyone and then after that, just because I was in a good mood today, some more pictures!!! No, just kidding, not because I was in a good mood, just because we got to REUNITE the boys and I wanted you to see how sweet that was!!

Cannon - Still off of nasal canula!!! Weighs in at 3 pounds, 5 ounces!! BIG BOY!!
Maintaining his own body heat!

Gunner - On Nasal Canula, but will hopefully be without that. Weighs in at a whopping 3 pounds, 15 ounces!! Two more ounces and he gets to try out an open crib!! He is also maintaining his own body heat!
Lauren - Lauren is back on nasal canula giving it another try! She only lasted one day on it before and is on day three now, so we're saying lots of prayers. She is not gaining very well so they are watching that very closely. She also still has her heart murmur and they are making decisions on what to do with that which may include surgery. We are saying lots of prayers that we don't have to have the surgery, but we're putting it in God's hands and know that whatever those brilliant doctors decide is what's best for her.
Avery - Avery is still on CPAP and had to be given a Bump Rate of Oxygen every so often, but they are weaning her off of that daily and should be back to just normal CPAP tomorrow if all goes well. She is doing much better with her feeds and is starting to gain weight. She did meet and exceed her birth weight last week so we're really excited about that. We hope she will be able to wear clothes soon. The nurses have now detected a heart murmur with Avery. Hers has generally been a come and go thing, but now it seems to be here to stay. They are doing an echo this afternoon and we should know more tomorrow. If hers is caused by PDA, they will try her on the same medicine Cannon and Lauren had two weeks ago. In the pictures of Avery you will see her feeding tube is out, she decided she didn't want it anymore and just snatched it out! The nurse let us take some pictures before she replaced it!! She's still being feisty!!


Andrea said...

I'm so glad the boys got to chill together again! And I'm relieved that so far I can tell them apart!

tarismarie said...

Aw....they are the cutest kids!!! Matt finally got to hold his girls?? Good!!! They look fabulous!!! I can't wait to see them!!!!!!!

Deanna said...

Wow, the boys look huge to be premies! How sweet that they got to hang out! Your girls are adorable!!! I especially like Lauren's middle name... spelled exactly like mine!

Love ya!

Tiffy's World said...

Awwww, they looks cute and happy together! So proud of ya'll----they look just so wonderful! Praying for ya'll- Tiffany

jag said...

This video is wonderful. Eyes are full of tears even as I comment. Your babies are beautiful!

Nikki said...

Aww, they are so sweet!


shelly said...

Love the pics and Hannahs singing. Looks like
gunner has curls, Cannon looks like Matt, Avery has your long legs, and can't tell yet about Lauren. You have 4 swee, beautiful babies to smell!! Sent a package for all 5. Let me know when you get it.