Thursday, June 30, 2011

35 Weeks

35 weeks today and Veronica continues to amaze us.  Andrew and I visited her this evening and her CPAP was taken off so she could be weighed.  She seemed to do fine without the CPAP while she was on the scale and then as she was dressed.  And then I got to hold her - she was awake, alert and without CPAP!!  She lasted about 15 minutes.  It was fabulous!!

In other news, Veronica is tolerating her new crib very well and her temperature has been stable.  The isolette remains close by just in case she needs to return to warm up a bit.  She gained another ounce overnight so she is up to 4 lbs, 1 oz (yippie!).  We are confident that within the next week she will try a bottle.  They have delayed it a bit to see if she could be weaned off of the CPAP.  And the change to the open crib was a big one so they don't want to make any other significant changes for at least a few more days.

Here are some photos from this evening:



  1. I love her hat! In this last picture with her curled up toward you she looks like Linus :-)

  2. Lovely photos. Lovely smile, Andrew. If it were not for the fact I have seen the sterile NICU, I would think they put Veronica in the storeroom!!!!

  3. what a cute little naked nudie!

  4. absolutely wonderful news & photos. so happy she's doing so well.