For Jacob's scheduled c-section. For some reason, I thought about it all day Nothing has been scheduled or planned with this child
Jake is doing okay. He was a mess when he first went into the NICU. He was on Oxygen, IV put into his head, wires everywhere, a tube down his throat. They were talking about a feeding tube, central line. I was also a complete mess, and still am
Today, I talked to the doctor. He said it might be less than three weeks for coming home. He has no more oxygen, the tube down his throat is gone. He still has the IV, but that might come out tomorrow. He is in a incubator to keep his body temp regulated. His feedings increase everyday. He is at 30 CCs. He started at 3 CCs. We are striving, and I can't wait for him to come home so the sleepless nights can begin!!
Oh, for some reason, his platelet count is really low. 20,000 is low - and he was at 19,000. He had to have a platelet transfusion on Sunday night. He is not actively bleeding anywhere, so they might just refer us to a hematologist. There two thoughts to this problem. He stopped growing inside me - it might have been the platelets, and our counts did not match, which means if we were trying for #3, it might not be possible. Not too worried about it, because are done!! But, I have two small kids - so I am thinking that might be a possibility. My DH has low platelet count, so Jacob might have inherited it. We are not sure - but a specialist is probably in our future!!