Today was Benjamin's original due date so he is now exactly 40 weeks old. Today he weighs 7 lbs, 4 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long this past Sunday.
Overall, Benjamin is doing pretty good. He is still on nasal cannula, and has been on it full time for about a week, but is still adjusting to receiving just oxygen and no pressure. He has some days where he does really well and just cruises, but there have been a few days were his acid reflux seems to really effect him. He is still having some brady's where his heart rate drops. Usually he recovers on his own, but Monday he had a brady where they had to provide him breathing assistance by the resuscitation bag. The doctors just started him on acid reflux medicine so hopefully this helps him out.
He still has mild ROP in his eyes, but they are still developing. He will have another eye exam in a week.
Once he is more comfortable on nasal cannula, the next step is to try feeding him with a bottle.
Please continue to keep him in your prayers. We know God is still working in Benjamin's life.
home, sweet home
4 years ago