7 Months and more Blessings

     Seven wonderful months at home. I can’t believe that I have not blogged that long. God has been really good to Dana. So much have happened and so many changes, but it all boils down to blessings that God has given, with a lot of help from all who prayed. We were discharged…

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Day 118: TRiloGY

Finally, Dana has been transitioned to a home vent called Trilogy. She was previously tried on the other called LTV but she unfortunately didn’t do well with it. This Trilogy, they say, is more suited for her because it gives her breaths the moments she breathes. We are going home with it. And it is…

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Day 73:  Fever and Nutrition

          Update: Yesterday, Dana had a fever. No problems with her recent surgeries, trach and g-tube placement. She has had no breathing problems lately. But yesterday until today, she has fever, but she is more calm today. Her heart rate is still elevated though as high as 230 when agitated and…

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Day 35: She Grew

  Update: She is now bigger..and that’s not because of fluids. Thank God, baby Dana has been doing well this week. The plan still is to wean her totally from the rest of her iv meds and the ventilator.  They have been slowly weaning her this week..really slow to make sure that they won’t have to…

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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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Day 15: Baby Dana

Update: She has had stable vital signs so far and she  been tolerating the nurses giving her a bath or changing nappies. Her heart rate and blood pressure raises on stimulation still but very few moments that it decreases below normal. She has been given boluses of sedative pre-stimulation now they started her with oral…

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