At long last, on July 25th, it was time for Joy’s first bottle. Kathy, one of the nurses, determined it was time. Joy drank only eight CCs (just a little more than a quarter of an ounce) that first time, and the rest was put through her feeding tube. I was told that Joy would … Read More…
Baby First Christmas – Joy with her three big brothers on Christmas Day.
This is a picture of Joy, our micro preemie, on her three-month birthday. This is the first time Joy had her picture taken with her three big brothers.
Here’s a picture of Joy on her eight-month birthday.
When Joy was almost five weeks old, her breathing tube was removed and she was put on a nasal cannula. Her vent had been reduced to the lowest pressure because the doctors had decided it was time to remove her breathing tube and take her off the ventilator. (As babies become more stable, they “graduate” … Read More…
Kangaroo care is a special way of holding your baby: A parent (mom or dad) takes their shirt off and lies down and then a nurse places the baby on the mom or dad’s chest. Two days after Joy’s one-month birthday, I received the greatest gift: I kangarooed! Waiting for days, weeks or even months … Read More…
Cute St. Patricks Day Outfits – Here’s Joy in her cute St. Patrick’s Day outfit.
Our Disney Princess – Joy on her first trip to Disney World.
Joy’s first trip to Disney World was in January of 2013. Here she is – a Mouseketeer.
Baby Baptism – Joy’s christening was in November when she was about six months old.