Ava got her chest tube in and she seems much more comfortable. She is sleeping peacefully and definitely not pulling so hard to breath. The doctor said that when they inserted the tubing they pulled out about 20cc and another 50cc came out...that is 70cc in less than one hour (more than 2 oz). She did not have to go on the vent (knock on wood). She is out, I think it is still from the sedation so every once in awhile she stops breathing for a second but starts breathing again on her own (some newborns do that anyway). I am so happy that she is feeling better. Her bottom is looking better now as well. We started putting critic-aide on it instead of the diaper-doo. It seems to be helping right now. Thank you all for the different ideas on diaper rash care. I will keep it in mind if this does not continue to work.
I hope you all have a wonderful night.
Oh I wanted to leave you with a dream I had last night. Nate called me and Kaden was just talking away. He was using a higher pitch than he normally uses but he was able to form words using this pitch. I know that pitch has nothing to do with it, but in my dream it did and I actually woke up thinking this would really help him (only for a second until I was really awake). It was a sweet dream...I can't remember what he was saying though, but boy, I wish I could.
Do Not Worry
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