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View Full Version : I had my boy!


DestinysMom
07-06-2008, 11:26 PM
My emotions are running wild. I wasn't due till July 17th. My doctor did an ultrasound and decided I should have a c-section since he had not flipped yet. So I gave birth to the most gorgeous boy ever on July 3rd at 5:01pm. He weighed 7lbs and 111/2 ounces. He is my world, so happy I could burst. I was sad for a while cause he had to stay in NICU. He was having feeding problems. I got discharged today but he had to stay. I was sooo sad. When I called the hospital tonight for his update they gave me great news. Instead of him staying almost 2 weeks in the hospital, I should have him home in a few days. They told me they started him on a bottle and he was doing well with it and sleeping fine. They took all his Iv's out and putting him in a normal crib. Just waiting for them to ween him off some medicine they had started him on yesterday and he can come home a.s.a.p. This news was heaven sent! I plan on posting pics as soon as I can. I need to get some sleep but this news has me excited and tomorrow when I go, I can feed my baby a bottle for the first time since he was born. Keep us in your prayers that my baby can be even speedier and come home with me tomorrow. http://wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley10.gif


DestinysMom
07-07-2008, 01:02 AM
Here's pics now that I discovered how to show them on here. http://wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gifLet me know what you think.

http://babygage.myphotoalbum.com/view_album.php?set_albumName=album02

amber4842
07-07-2008, 05:34 AM
He's beautiful. Congratulations :)


laprincess31
07-07-2008, 10:40 AM
Awww he is precious!! Congrats!!

3lilangels
07-07-2008, 12:58 PM
awwwww he is beautiful. Congrats, and my thoughts and prayers are with you that he will be home soon.

Angela

lilmisssunshine
07-07-2008, 01:29 PM
What a cutie!

Congratulations.

Love,
Shannon

mchoat
07-07-2008, 02:10 PM
Awwwwwww!

Congrats!

DestinysMom
07-07-2008, 03:32 PM
Thanks everyone. Called the hospital today and he's doing great. He's eating every 3 hours. They started weening him off the medicine. Thought they started weening him last night but apparently just started today. I wish they would hurry but I know they can't rush that. I'm just so anxious to get him home. Its killing me being here without him. I'm going see him tonight at 8pm. My moms going with me and she told me we can stay as long as I want. They have certain hours to visit so just sitting here waiting. We were gonna go before they closed at 6 but I only would have had maybe 30min to spend with him. With us going late I can have a few hours. http://wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley4.gifThis also gives us time to get my medicine filled. I had a c- section and hadn't got those filled yet since yesterday was Sunday. Please say some huge prayers he's home soon. I'll get to feed him tonight while I'm there and we are bringing the digital camera so I can take some more pics of him. These will be even greater since he won't have any tubes or iv's on him. The nurse told me they have him in an outfit now as well. I can't wait to see him, lol. Post more later and thanks for all the great wishes. Keep them coming. http://wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley32.gif

*Lyndsey*
07-10-2008, 10:34 AM
Congrats on your baby boy!!!

DestinysMom
07-10-2008, 03:37 PM
Thanks. Still waiting for him to come home. They have the medicine does down to .14 now. Today they just started giving him one dose a day instead of 2. So hopefully, he's weened soon. I'm praying to have him discharged by Sunday, but not sure. Please keep sending prayers my way that he can be home soon. He just turneda week old today. He's doing great with his feedings, sleeping and bowel movements. Just needing him to be weened from that medicine.

mistyraine
07-11-2008, 09:02 AM
He is adorable!! Congratulations!!http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley32.gif

cybermommy
07-12-2008, 04:15 PM
Oh congratulations!!!!
Well done!!!!
He is GORGEOUS!!!
Lots of prayers and vibes your little bundle is home very soon!

Shelly316
07-12-2008, 08:52 PM
Congrats!!! He's a cutie. Well done!

DestinysMom
07-13-2008, 08:05 PM
The prayers are working. I went visit him today and they told me tomorrow they are taking him off the medicine completely. They willmonitor him 24-48 hours after that. Hopefully only 24. Then I can go stay the night with him at the hospital and he will be discharged the next day around noon. This is the greatest news I have heard. My baby should be hope at earliest Wednesday and the latest Thursday. http://wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley4.gifI am one happy mom right now. Thanking god for the miracles he has sent my way.

cybermommy
07-14-2008, 02:44 PM
Oh ,I am so happy for you :-)
Keep us posted!

DestinysMom
07-14-2008, 11:35 PM
We went for our visit with Gage at 8pm. We stayed till 10:10. He looked good. He ate 2 bottles with no problem. The nurse said the one before him reported he was a little fussy. And he was a little fussy with him as well. I called for an update at 12 and he said he had been fussy off and on since 10:30. And he only ate 70 oz for him. His weight went up, he's now 7lb 13.5 oz. He said he was gonna have to rate him a little high on his temper chart tonight. Please, keep him in your prayers. If he does good they have him scheduled to come home thursday. But if he fusses alot they are going to put him back on that medicine and not sure how long it would be for him to get home. Its hard for me to sleep now after hearing this. I'm trying to keep my hope and faith. Say some strong, strong prayers please. I don't want to cry anymore. I want to hold my little boy and have him home.Please god, hear my prayers.<BR style="DISPLAY: none">
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lilmisssunshine
07-15-2008, 12:53 PM
AW--Poor lil guy (and mom too!).

If the lil boy that lives downstairs from my had to stay in the hospital because he was fussy, I don't think he would have ever come home!

Maybe Gage is fussy cuz he wants his mommy!!

You're in my prayers. I hope you can take him home soon.

Love,
Shannon

DestinysMom
07-16-2008, 12:18 PM
Good news. Talked to the nurse today and she said he did great all day. Me and my mom can go stay the night with him tonight, and as long as he eats like he's suppose to, we can bring him home tomorrow. Send those good vibes our way and I will post news pics of him home with us tomorrow. http://wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley20.gif

DestinysMom
07-18-2008, 05:57 PM
He's home, he's home. http://wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley4.gifWill upload the pics of us welcoming him home later if I can manage. We made it home around 2:30 yesterday afternoon. I've had about 2 hours sleep. He's doing great, just getting use to his new surroundings. My mom's holding him while I type this, have to go shower while this lasts. http://wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif

lilmisssunshine
07-18-2008, 08:38 PM
Fantastic! Congratulations!

We hadn't heard from you in a few days, so I was hoping that you were bringing him home!

Love,
Shannon