Day 20:  Now from the oscillator to a regular vent..We ask for Prayers.

She may be weaned tomorrow from the oscillator to a regular ventilator. Please say a prayer for her, we ask of you. They tried to bag her through the ventilator today to know what pressure they need to adjust the regular vent just incase they wean her off from the oscillator, they were happy that…

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So This is How it is to be a Mom

This would probably be the hardest blog I ever wrote. Hardest in the sense that as I am blogging about my beautiful baby, I am desperately missing her so much. Dana Gabrielle. We chose that name because we knew from my ultrasound that she has a curved spine, severe that is. We already knew that…

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Day 18:  Baby steps to healing

  Update:  Baby dana has diarrhea. She had a better night last night though. Her blood gases and xray looks a little better. Her paralytic agent  was changed to the one she had before coz she seemed to have been building tolerance. Before it was changed, the dose was already high buy she would still wiggle,…

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Day 17 : Hope 

Update:  Baby Dana is slowly weaned from the oscillator (high pressure ventilator) ..from mean a pressure yesterday (sunday) of 24  and today she is down to 21. Oxygen of 62% yesterday and today its 53%. Her oxygen saturation is above 85’s. They had to reposition the et tube earlier 5am because chest xray showed it…

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