Daily Archives: August 30, 2006

Next Stop: Feeding

After the extubation, the next goal is to teach Douglas how to eat.  Jenny’s very eager to start feeding him directly, but we instead have to take baby steps. He’s been getting Jenny’s milk through a feeding tube for a … Continue reading

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We Get to Hold Him!

The extubation happened this morning at about 9, and it seems to have gone off without a hitch.  We’ve been in, and we’ve both been able to hold him!  It feels so great to have him in our arms. He’s … Continue reading

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Extubation

It’s interesting all the new words you learn after hanging around a hospital a while.  The big word of the day is extubation. Extubation: The process of removing a tube from a hollow organ or passageway, often from the airway. … Continue reading

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