Busy Day

It’s been a busy day. Hana didn’t sleep well last night, so I didn’t sleep well. Actually, I barely slept! Then rounds came and we were the first patient they saw (I was still getting dressed for the day). Today, they decreased her Ativan again and took her off of Sodium. They increased the amount of calories fortifying her breastmilk. They decided to do bottle feeds of 120mL every three hours. If she doesn’t take it all then she gets the rest through her NG tube. I am allowed to try breastfeeding twice a day. They are going to try to fast track her immunizations since people who get organ transplants can not get immunizations for certain things. In the end, they said she could go home in the next 24 to 48 hours! I can hardly believe it!

After rounds, Hana had a chest x-Ray. Then they took her PICC line out. Then they did another echocardiogram. They’ve been teaching me how to administer her medications, how to put her NG tube in (only in a mannequin so far) how to fortify the breastmilk she gets. I had to get medical releases signed for various things. The social worker came by and the parent mentor. It’s been so busy!

I’m trying to wrap my mind around the fact that we are going home soon!!!!

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9 thoughts on “Busy Day

  1. Hana is doing so well. I pray she continues in this path. Things will be very busy for you when you get home. Please try to take time for yourself and your husband.

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  2. Very thankful to hear this news!!! Hana looks great! Glad you will get to resume breast feeding soon, this is sure to help Hana even more! We are grateful to see these photos of her too!!! ❤️✌️🙏

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  3. Oh, Kathleen! Tears of joy when I saw this!! I can just imagine the wonderful feeling of being able to try to breastfeed again! Hope she is taking to that well? And for you to be able to take her home soon – amazing! Just wonderfully amazing!!! I will continue to pray fo her…and for all of you. Love this post!! 😀

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