Figuring Survival Rate for 25 weeker - Page 2 - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#31 of 38 Old 08-08-2008, 05:58 PM
Yulia_R's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Lafayette, CO
Posts: 2,832
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Originally Posted by 11yrsNoKid View Post
its an alternavie to nasal canula. See nasal canula can only go up to 2 liters of flow, while vaportherm can go beyond. My baby needs 3 liters of flow. Its how fast the oxygen/air mixture flows out of the nasal plugs. It also gives off a little more moisture than the nasal canula.

Here is a new pic of my baby. He is two months and one day old.\ and would be 34 weeks gestation now.
What a gorgeous little boy! I can only imagine what you have been going through! So many to you, mama!

I don't know if you had a chance to look into circumcision yet, so I'll post this link which has alot of great info/studies/videos on the subject

I wish you little one will be home very soon, healthy, whole, perfect!
Yulia_R is offline  
Sponsored Links
#32 of 38 Old 08-08-2008, 06:28 PM
TexasSuz's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 1,669
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
He is beautiful! Congratulations!
TexasSuz is offline  
#33 of 38 Old 08-08-2008, 10:41 PM
momoftinyhayden's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Western, Kentucky
Posts: 43
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hayden started out life on CPAP, then the high flow nose cannula, then to the nose cannula... then when he got down to .5 liters and did well on that for a few days they took him off... just for a day to see how he did... and they didn't put him back on it until he had the blood transfusions... each time they transfused they put him back on the nose cannula. His little tiny nostrils looked like they were going to rip. He had an NG Tube and the nose cannula.
momoftinyhayden is offline  
#34 of 38 Old 08-09-2008, 11:50 AM
yogafeet's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Twin Land
Posts: 861
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
What beautiful boys you have!
I know the NICU is tough, but from the looks of your blog you are doing a great job, mama!:

Mama to lovely twin girls 1/08
yogafeet is offline  
#35 of 38 Old 09-18-2008, 12:53 AM - Thread Starter
11yrsNoKid's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Was Louisiana Now Oklahoma
Posts: 356
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Sorry it took so long to reply. My baby is home now after being in the NICU for three months. He is not on O2 or anything else. He did have eye surgery from having ROP. He isn't in the clear yet, but things are looking great. He weighs 7lbs 14.5 oz now. He is rotten, and demands all my attention. LOL...

Thanks everyone.
11yrsNoKid is offline  
#36 of 38 Old 09-18-2008, 01:40 PM
OGirlieMama's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 1,900
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
What a wonderful update! I'm glad he's home and doing so well.

Betsy, mama to beautiful, strong MZ twins Lillian and Kate, born 11 weeks early on January 10, 2006.
OGirlieMama is offline  
#37 of 38 Old 09-18-2008, 04:09 PM
skylarsmama's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Birdsboro,Pa.
Posts: 538
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
So glad to see that he's home! I've followed your story since my twins were born at almost the same gestation as your boy. I can't believe how much he weighs, that's awesome!

Lindsey- SAHM to Skylar (7-12-01), Leah (10-29-04), id twin boys Addison and Riley (6-17-08, born at 25w4d), and Terran (5-29-11, born at 28 weeks)

skylarsmama is offline  
#38 of 38 Old 09-18-2008, 05:52 PM
Amys1st's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 8,322
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Awesome!! Glad to hear he is home and awesome he is not on O2.

"The true joy of life is the trip. The station is only a dream. It constantly out distances us."
Amys1st is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 14,006

47 members and 13,959 guests
Amerigo25 , aparent , bananabee , BirthFree , Bow , contactmaya , Dakotacakes , Dear_Rosemary , debby.tae , Deborah , easydoesit , emmy526 , girlspn , greenemami , healthy momma , Hopeful2017 , judybean , katelove , KathClem , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , Kelleybug , lab , lhargrave89 , LiLStar , Michele123 , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , MylittleTiger , NaturallyKait , NiteNicole , Prairie , quiltermom , RollerCoasterMama , samaxtics , SarahBovard , shantimama , Skippy918 , Springshowers , sren , StarsFall , Turner58800 , VsAngela , Zilver
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.