Maddie update from Heather’s dad

Yesterday Maddie had one of two shots that full term babies usually receive at about 2 months of age. Today she is scheduled to receive the second injection which they want her to have before she’s discharged from the hospital. Currently she is 17 1/2 inches long and weighs 6 pounds. She was also given…

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Maddie update from Heather’s dad

Yesterday Mike, as is his custom, entered the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and proceeded to wash his hands before seeing Maddie. While cleaning up one of the nurses approached him and asked if he was “looking for Maddie”. This was a bit strange because Mike assumed she was in her usual spot. It turned out…

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Getting Closer

Maddie is getting stronger and bigger every day. She’s now up to 5 pounds, 14 ounces. She is SO CLOSE to six pounds! She didn’t gain any weight yesterday, which isn’t a big deal. Usually when she doesn’t gain any weight one day, the next day she’s gained double what she usually does. I’m really…

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Maddie update from Heather’s dad

Madeline had another good night. She ate all her milk at every feeding and had no breathing treatments or lung issues. Heather was there last night and was able to give her a bath and said Maddie was happy (no tears) throughout the washing. Kirk Copyright The Spohrs 2007 – 2008. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED –…

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Maddie update from Heather’s dad

Maddie is still doing well although she is currently being given breathing treatments, as needed, for a slight wheezing. The doctors feel she may have a slight cold or allergy. Her current weight is 5 pounds, 15 ounces. Kirk Copyright The Spohrs 2007 – 2008. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED – that means NO STEALING!

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