Saturday, November 04, 2006

One step closer to coming home!

We spent our first night with Gavin last night. He was moved to a room yesterday afternoon. The surgical unit is so full that Gavin is sharing a room with another heart baby. We were so proud of Gavin, he slept most of the night, we had to wake him up for every feeding. However, Mommy and Daddy had NO sleep, due to nurses coming in and out, lights be turned off and on, Mommy being paranoid checking on Gavin every secound, and the other heart baby cried most of the night. We had fun though actually getting to play the part as his parents. They are allowing us to do most of the work! Gavin pulled out his feeding tube last night, the nurses left it out for a little bit to see if he would drink all of his bottle. He drank all of it but 15cc out of 50cc. So they had to put the tube back in. The surgeon came in today and took out Gavins pacemaker wires, and draining tube! He said that Gavin is doing great and expects us to be at home by the beginning of the week as long as Gavin continues to drink most of his bottle. We are so excited, we never thought this moment would come! Well I better get back to Gavin, just thought I would give a quick update!! We will post more pics later. Love you all!

5 comments:

Desiree said...

That's so GREAT! I'm happy to hear that news. Keep the good stuff comin!! He's so precious in his pics. Love you guys!

Jo & Philip Martin said...

That is Great I'm soooo glad he is doing so good. I know the road you are on. I'm happy you get to take him home soon

Maudie & Jimmie said...

God is Good. Prayers of Thanksgiving for your good news. We think he is so cute. All of that black hair. Maybe we can see you before you leave for home, but we know how important it is to protect him from the cold and flu season, so you must make sure you post lots of photos for those of us that can't visit him. We love you and will continue to pray for his progress. Thank you also for all of the prayers for our family. Love Jimmie and Maudie

Ryan, Stephanie, Megan and Mason said...

Answered prayers! Enjoy that sweet boy! Can't wait to see him in person.

Burnettes said...

God is so very powerful! Each day is getting little better...we love you all and are happy to share your joy via this blog and the pictures to protect that little boy...start a list of things we can do to help make your homecoming easier...love, Bruce and Karen