It's a BOY!


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

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Someone is a Big Boy!

Sidney is finally 3 1/2 lbs! He's growing so fast now and making big improvements. It's been a slow process but our little one is doing much better with his breathing. He's down to 32% oxygen (room air is 21%) and has a flow of 1 3/4 liters in his nasal cannula. For the longest time he was at 45% oxygen and 3 liters flow. I can't be happier for my little buddy.

This has been a big week for Sidney. Not only is he up in weight, he's now wearing clothes! He's still in the incubator, but it's no longer heated. He has to work at keeping his body temperature up himself. So far he's doing it with flying colors! Hopefully this means he'll be moved from the incubator to an open crib soon!

His doctor also gave a written order that Sid is now allowed to attempt breastfeeding. He still has a gavage tube in his mouth to feed him, but we are working on getting him to attach and to suckle as best he can. It's only been three days, but I must say I'm really impressed with him. He's so eager to nurse.

1 comment:

  1. Jessie, I am SO SO happy about all this progress! He is really coming along nicely. I'm going to give you a call this weekend. Or, if you find a good time, gimme a call. Sid is adorable - SUPER cute. And, your hair looks fabulous! You look beautiful in this picture!
    Love and miss.
    Auntie Lizzie