Mommy time

Mommy time
This is the life in mommy's arms!

Daddy time

Daddy time
Checking out my daddy

Snoozing after bath time

Snoozing after bath time
Sponge baths are good!

Free of ventilator!!!

Free of ventilator!!!
This is what I look like w/out edema

Daddy holding Tino!

Daddy holding Tino!

Daddy changing Tino's diaper

Daddy changing Tino's diaper

Baby Tino in my arms!

Baby Tino in my arms!

Santino's eyes are open

Santino's eyes are open
Isn't he just the cutest!!

Big yawn!!!!!

Tino w/ hemodialysis catheter

Tino w/ hemodialysis catheter
not a pretty thing, poor baby!

In the Children's NICU

In the Children's NICU
Santino after they placed the peritoneal catheter

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Thankful to be home!

Santino and I are finally home! Santino's stay in the hospital lasted 8 days. It seemed very long but I'm thankful it wasn't any longer. My lil guy recovered very well. He was intubated for a total of 3 days. Once he started waking up from sedation he wanted that tube out of his throat! He was extubated Thursday morning and after that he was a new baby. He was smiling and much happier than he had been in a while.
There wasn't any official diagnosis on what was going on with him. We think that he didn't fully recover from his bronchiolitis and he had fluid overload from dialysis not working so well. The discharge report just said respiratory failure (scary!). Whatever it may have been I'm glad he is better and home.
I finally got to see my big kids today. I hadn't seen them since Friday and was missing them very much! They had fun hanging out with Poppy.
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and we are plenty thankful. Thankful for our precious Santino, beautiful Ysabella, and comedian Anthony. Thankful for our store prepared Turkey Day meal. Thankful for the wonderful doctors and nurses that helped Tino make a full recovery. Thankful for the El Cajon Fire Dept. Paramedics who acted quickly in taking my lil guy to nearest hospital. Thankful for our wonderful church family who is always a phone call away when we need them. The list can go on and on. Right now I'm thankful for my 3 kiddos sleeping and my warm bed waiting for me. Hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving!
God Bless!
Yvette

1 comment:

  1. YAY! Praise God! I am so glad you guys are home! All good news for dialysis babies today.

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