Monday, December 7, 2009

One Year Ago...

It was about this time a year ago that we found out we were having Karsie.  We had been trying for a few months and got pretty discouraged.  We decided to relax about it all and took a pregnancy test just for the heck of it.  Things happen when you least expect it.  The news became one of the Christmas presents we gave to our families as we visited them during the holidays.  

Karsie continues to do very well.  The gagging has pretty much stopped altogether.  We're pretty sure that she just needs to be vented with all the gas that gets built up with slow motility.  Once she gets vented she is much happier.  The doctors really want to get her to 150 mL per Kilo which would put her at about 28 mL.  She is currently at 25.  This kind of sprung up on us, but we do know that they wanted her up to that since the beginning.  3 mL to go!!!

She is currently weighing in at 4.15 kilos.  That translates to 9 lbs and 2 oz.  Also good news: her PICC line comes out tomorrow assuming she tolerates the feeding today.  We are so excited to have our little girl home for Christmas.  


  1. 9Lb 2oz?
    She really is growing!
    And how handy to have a vent, I sometimes wish I had one of those!!!
    I so hope she tolerates 28 an hour, and the PICC comes out.
    It will be great to have her home for Christmas!
    No better present.
    All best wishes she is home before then!
    Love, Jen.

  2. sooo close, keeping fighting Karsie!

  3. Yea!! Home for Christmas is our prayer and the BEST Present ever!

    Dear Lord, please continue helping Karsie do better everyday, she's such an amazing little girl and please get her home for Christmas with her wonderful parents, and family.

    In Jesus name we pray, Amen