It's a BOY!


Name: Sidney Andrew Sandberg
Born: 7/3/2010 @ 9:55am
Weight: 1lb 8oz
Length: 11 1/2"

Saturday, September 18, 2010

4lbs 6oz! Someone's a Big Boy!

Little guy now weighs 4lbs 6oz. We're so proud of how much Sidney's accomplished in the 2 1/2 months since he was born at only 1lb 8oz.

He's off of the high-flow nasal cannula and is staying steady at 28% oxygen. He only has to get down to 21% to be able to start breathing room air. We're almost there! :)

One set back though is Sidney's bottle feeding. He's very eager to eat, but so much so that he ends up holding his breath for long periods of time and eventually passes out. It's so scary for us, especially when we are the ones giving him the bottle. Makes us blame ourselves, thinking we did something wrong to cause him to do this. The doctors have written an order to not push him with the bottle feeding, alas the feeding tube in his nose has to remain. Once he learns to pace himself better and remembers to breathe during his feeding, he'll be that much closer to coming home.

Here are some cute pictures and videos from my visit with him last night and this morning.


  1. Had to get a tissues…the videos are great, he is absolutely beautiful....He is starting to live up to his name “grannies big boy”...He is making great progress and he is always in my heart and prayers. Soon he will be home and watching hockey and football with his dad…what a wonderful day that will be. Love to you all and hugs and kisses to my big boy.

  2. We are hoping and praying for a miracle for you... now that you have your first miracle, we are hoping for some miracle regarding the medical costs!

  3. He is SO freaking cute! Love it love it!

  4. he looks wonderful. we were so pleased to c these pics & videos & of course to hear that he is doing so well. just loving him even more!!!