Tag Archives: small baby

Jiggity jigĀ 

4 lbs even (1820 grams). That’s how much BGL weighs today. On her discharge day.  That’s right. People. We are home. The Larsens are all together.  I cried when we left. Those nurses, I tell you. I love them. So … Continue reading

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2w2d

Just as predicted, BGL pulled her feeding tube out overnight. And they didn’t put it back. She’s on her own now and so far has been eating like she’s been doing it for a lot longer than she has been … Continue reading

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2w1d

BGL made it to 1750 grams today! BG stands for “Big Girl” now. She’s almost 3 lbs 14 oz. As long as she keeps gaining weight, then her small size will not be the reason she’s still here at the … Continue reading

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Two Weeks

BGL had another banner day. She’s no longer getting assistance in keeping warm. All the maintenance of her body temperature is now up to her. Another calorie burner. We will find out tomorrow just how much work staying warm is … Continue reading

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One Week Addendum

Today, my daughter nursed and swallowed 12 milliliters all by herself. At least that’s what the scale before and after said. It was amazing and wonderful.  She was so tired when we tried nursing again 6 hours later. But oh, … Continue reading

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One Week

BGL is now a week old. Still kicking at the NICU. We are told that she could easily be there another two to two-and-a-half weeks. It all depends on a lot of things.  One factor affecting how long she will … Continue reading

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33w4d – Apr 20

Today is the day that I ended up at the hospital because Dr. M was worried about my preeclampsia. How my chart ended up in front of him, I may never know. But I guess we are glad it did. … Continue reading

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