eating like a champ now!

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Re : eating like a champ now!

Postby trish » Tue Apr 28, 2009 04:56 pm

Great news! :)

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Re : eating like a champ now!

Postby carjashaner » Tue Apr 28, 2009 03:08 pm

Hooray . Go little Alison!!

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Re : eating like a champ now!

Postby annes » Tue Apr 28, 2009 02:29 pm

That is the kind of update I love to hear, fingers crossed for home by the end of the week! Jen, how are you feeling? you must be exhausted! remember to take care of mommy, too :)!

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Re : eating like a champ now!

Postby season » Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:40 am

Yeah!!! She will be home before you know it.

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Re : eating like a champ now!

Postby jenn » Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:00 am

YAY!! Doing the happy dance!!

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Re : eating like a champ now!

Postby crystalw » Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:57 am

Yay!! Go Alison! Jack had bradys too while eating and I would just have to back the bottle out and make him slow down and breathe and it would go right back up! yay I can't wait until you get her home!!

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eating like a champ now!

Postby joker » Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:00 am

Well, Alison has been eating like a little champ the last few days. So much so that they put her on an ad lib schedule. Meaning that if she takes 40ml, she can go three hours until her next bottle, 55ml and she can go four hours...although she is not fond of the four hour schedule! Plus, she is now over her birth weight which is great. They said she might get to come home on Thursday or Friday.

She does have a brady every so often when eating, but they only happen when eating and they said that is very common with babies her gestational age as they remember to breathe, suck and swallow.

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