Tuesday, June 16, 2009

6 AM phone call

It is never a good thing to get a phone call at 6 AM - especially when your baby is in the NICU. Last night was an excellent night with Buddy when we went up to visit around the 9:00 hour. He wasn't D-SATing, we gave him a sponge bath, he was switched to a different bed, Hubby had holding time, and he was a pretty happy baby (once that bath was done).
Hubby answered the phone this morning so all of this information is what I gathered from him:
-Buddy was DSATing a lot last night in the 40s and 50s (which is low). He now has an oxygen bubble on his head (I will check out what this is when I can get up to the hospital in a bit after the shift-change).
- He is having digestion issues. He is having little looping show up on his belly.
-With both of these things, they are taking him off his feedings for the next several days, and they are giving him antibiotics. We will see if the antibiotics do the trick or if there is something else going on.
Please pray that Buddy recovers quickly from whatever is hurting him.
I am off to get ready to get to the hospital. I can't get in until 7 because of the shift change. Pray for us, too. Our little guy was doing so well, so this is upsetting and discouraging.

8 comments:

  1. Praying for you Amanda. Hope today is a better day.

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  2. Praying for you and especially the little guy....he is in God's hands.....carlye

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  3. We are praying for you guys and Buddy. God knows what the issue is, and can take care of it before the doctors even figure it out. Hang in there and call if you need anything.Donna and Bruce

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  4. Let me know if you need me to come back down. I am praying for Coleridge and you and Mike continuously! I pray that God's healing hands will reach down and touch Cole right now and that Cole would continue to grow and gain in strength and health. I also pray that you will feel God's presence in this unsettling time and you will experience God's peace permeate your entire bodies. I love you! Mom

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  5. Amanda, We are praying for Buddy, as well as for you and Mike.~ The Sales

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  6. Praying for this journey you and Mike and Buddy are on! Praying for strength, courage, and hope. If you need any of those...just ask and I will loan you all I have! I know God is with all three of you in this journey. MUCH LOVE,Linda

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  7. Praying for u girl and Mike and especially Buddy!geoji V

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  8. Jesus,Hold them all in your arms! Give them your strength and Buddy your healing touch! You made him perfect in your image....restore him! In your name! AmenWith love,Angie Cynova

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