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Apr 23, 2015 4:06 PM

Well everyone after a long 24 hrs. I have a precious little granddaughter 4 lbs 12 oz, 17 inches long. It was a pretty hairy birth, when she came out she was blue and not breathing the worked on her and in just a few minutes she was pined up. She is so small she's not eating they have been putting a ng tube in to feed her then taking it back out. They have decided to put her in the Nick U and will put in a ng tube and leave it until she's ready to eat on her own, now they think something is wrong with one of her hips. Keep her in your prayers.

Apr 23, 2015 4:26 PM

Congratulations Weezie. I'll definitely be praying! πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Apr 23, 2015 7:01 PM

Thanks Flappsy, they had too put her in the Nic U this afternoon ,and there is something wrong with one of her hips.

Apr 23, 2015 7:25 PM

Congratulations! Precious baby girl... What's her name Weez? 😘😘

Apr 23, 2015 7:29 PM

Well I asked the Lord to help her get out of the nicu as quick as possible and to not let the hip be as bad as they think. My granddaughter was born with a roadmap of veins all around her left leg. Its got a long name but you can google CMTC. The doctors had us all worked up about more serious issues. After her leg was put in a splint (when walking) for a year her leg muscles developed right and other than an occasional stumble she's fine. There are many severe cases of CMTC but not her. Trust God that your granddaughter will be ok.She may need extra help at first, like mine, but have faith she's going to be ok. Hugs to you... πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Apr 24, 2015 10:51 AM

Congrats, Weezie!!!! I am so happy for your little bundle of joy. I hope both baby and Mom are both doing well. I am sure that you are over the moon right now, I know I was when every one of my little nieces and nephews were born.

Apr 24, 2015 2:13 PM

Thanks guys her name is Isabella Faith. They had to put her in the Nic U here and put a ng tube to feed her with, as of right now she took 6 mls. She is about the size of a football when she is all bundled up.

Apr 24, 2015 2:19 PM

We have been so blessed already. The Dr. feels like her hip may resolve on it's own in the next two weeks,if it doesn't she will have to see a orthopedic. But I believe that God is taking care of it.

Apr 24, 2015 9:23 PM

That is great news! So happy for you Weezie!

Apr 25, 2015 11:51 AM

Well guys she finally took her first feeding from mom last night. Just 17 minutes of nursing but she did it. β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜† She is so fragile her she cannot be out in the public for 4 months. Her Daddy and Moma think they are going to be going all over the place with her. She can't be around anybody who smokes because they have found out that it is a contributing factor of SIDS. He is a smoker as all of his family, he got so mad at me and my sister when I told him the nurse brought up the smoking not us.I don't care if he is he will get over it.

Apr 25, 2015 12:29 PM

That's really good about nursing! As for the smoking, you can't control outside your home but you could tell him "not in my house, smoke outside, please & thank you."

Apr 25, 2015 6:41 PM

Smoking outside and washing before holding her should be good... Bless her

Apr 25, 2015 7:51 PM

Well guys she has lost down to 4 lbs 8 oz that's not too bad I was afraid it was going to be more. She nursed mom plus took 1 oz of formula this morning. We all ready have a no smoking in the house because my husband has COPD so that is already in place. I just hope he will change his shirt and wash his hands and arms. You are so right Flappsy about not being able to control it out in the world. I probably am going to have people mad ate me.

Apr 25, 2015 8:02 PM

I will be prayin for ur baby, i was only 3 pds. 9 oz when i was born, they gave me no hope to live, but my family prayed life into me, so im still here 38 years later....God is good all the time, so dont lose hope, i know ur baby will make it....prayin for yall n baby....God Bless u all

Apr 25, 2015 8:22 PM

Amen Lilmiss & God bless you!

Weezie, it won't be easy, but adults choose to smoke. Bystanders have no choice unless they speak up, especially children. I waited in line with my daughter at a food pantry, and someone behind us was smoking. It wasn't their fault the wind was blowing. I simply turned to him and asked if he could step further away so it didn't blow in my face because I have asthma. He was super understanding and apologized. Simply explain your granddaughter is a premier and her lungs aren't fully formed, so could they please not expose her to the vapors. Anyone with half a heart is going to understand and oblige. And if they don't then they are selfish and rude. πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Apr 25, 2015 8:26 PM

Blessings and congratulation.

Apr 25, 2015 10:36 PM

Thanks all you guys I appreciate all of your prayers. We wouldn't be this far without God 's grace.I believe that our little peanut is going to keep improving every day.I am soo tired and hurting, I can't even think straight any more I have been having problems of thinking about different words. Simple things I'm having trouble with.

Apr 26, 2015 6:18 AM

Congratulations Weezie, I have to say that because life especially your grandaughters is precious. But you must be under a tremendous amount of stress which is either doing to things, It is either making you forget your pain or it is making it much worse. I hope it is the latter. I don't wish this event on anyone. I actually had the opposite happen. My wife developed problems because my daughter was grabbing the cord and causing respitory distress. They got my daughter out quickly and she was fine. My wife was cut open quickly and I was so worried. This may seem like an odd response from a man. But I did not want to see my daughter right away. I thought it was my time to worry about my wife. I thought she should see the baby first and it was my job to worry about her because I couldn't live without her., I loved my little girl just knowing she was born but I felt paying attention to her while my wife was in danger was disloyal. Isn't that odd of me. I would still do the same. It is just a feeling that comes from inside and not a statement I would really make.

But back to you, I hope and actually know that that baby is going too do well. These special ICU's for babies are really good and really give these babies a fighting chance? Are you all at a good hospital?
I wish the best for you. I will keep you in my prayers. I will pray also that this does not add any further pain to you..Make sure you make time for some rest.

Apr 26, 2015 11:15 PM

Thanks Profiler I think you loved your wife very much but I don't believe you would have been disloyal to her at to check on your daughter because I bet if your wife could have told you she would have said check on the baby I'm fine. Mother's are like that. My little peanut is doing great they took her ng tube out today she drank 50 mls of breast milk today and 37 mls just a little while ago. The Neonatologist told me this morning that she would spend the night with Mom and Dad Monday night to see how they do with her, and if all goes well she will get to come home some time Tuesday. I can't wait. I think that I am hanging on by my fingernails. I am so tired and hurt that I don't know what I'm doing or saying half the time I will be talking and start to say something and just go blank. My husband and family laugh at me and ask me if I'm loosing it I told them the other day they were driving me crazy. I'm about ready for the funnyfarm. My Nuro told my husband after the baby come

and thing started to settle down to get me out of town for a couple of weeks all the problems that I have been having he thinks is stress related.I don't know if they will ever calm down. The Dr also told me the problem with her hip is the joint hasn't developed enough to be seated in the joint yet they are hoping that it will resolve itself over the next 2 weeks when they will do ultrasounds on both hips. Sorry for the rant I have one more thing to say. Thank everyone who has sent up prayers for our baby, She would not be getting ready to come home as soon as she is without God's grade e,please keep up them about her little hip. Thank you all for my heart to all of y'all's

Apr 27, 2015 7:12 AM

Praise God Weezie! 😘 kisses for your peanut! πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Apr 27, 2015 11:16 AM

Thank God, Weezie!! I am so happy that they took the tube out... Great big hugs and kisses to your little peanut.. And take one for yourself as well... Have a great day.

Apr 28, 2015 10:52 PM

HEY guys I haven't been doing much on the community lately but I haven't forgotten all of y'all. We were able to bring my little peanut home today, I found out that her hip is dislocated, I wonder if it happened during her birth or if y'all remember they were in a wreck where he flipped my truck and totaled it. She sees her Dr in the morning at 7:50 that's when he starts seeing g his premi patients. I want to thank everyone for all of their prayers please continue . We wo uldn't have her home now without all of the prayers from everyone we know. She is starting to fill out in her cheeks and I think she has gained a little weight. The Neonatologist told my daughter that her Dr would do a ultrasound on both of her hips in 2 weeks and they hoped that it would resolve it self during that time.I pray that it will. I feel so blessed to have stumbled across this community,I feel like I have found a lot of great friends here. May God Bless each and everyone you,and hopefully ever yone will have a restfulland as pain free night tonight as possible. I wish I could show y'all pics of her progress on here.

Apr 29, 2015 11:59 AM

Weezie, it is possible that she was just born that way because she is a preemie. Just a suggestion.

Apr 29, 2015 12:33 PM

I wondered the same thing Amanda. I'm so glad she is home with y'all. Praise God for His face! πŸ˜˜πŸ’ž for baby! πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Apr 29, 2015 8:21 PM

We carried her for her 1 week check up today. She gained up to 4.8 lbs., 17 1/2 in length, her head is 12 1/2 in. She is already trying to hold her head up and is doing great. Her hip they couldn't find anything wrong, but to still have ultrasound done to make sure. But I believe that God has already taken care of that. Praise God.

Apr 29, 2015 8:27 PM

Amanda and Flappsy It is probably because she is a premie. She is such a good baby, she loves to be talked to and she loves her music. I wish I could post pics.,so y'all could see how beautiful she is.

Apr 29, 2015 9:01 PM

My stepson was born with a hip joint issue that eventually with monitoring resolved. I also had a little girl in my class born with dysplasia. Hers was quite severe and she had surgery at about 6 yrs old, she's 11 now and is great! I think hip problems are common at birth and actually their collarbones can break during delivery.. Rough work getting into the world... I wish all good things to your perfect little sweetie😘

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