Friday, April 3, 2009

God is GOOD!

How stinkin' cute is he? Seriously!

Brody is doing dramatically better over the past few days. He got his CPAC mask off on Wednesday afternoon and was just receiving oxygen through his nose. Then, they were able to eliminate the oxygen completely and just supplement with normal air through his nose. He also had a feeding tube and an IV, and today... ALL ARE GONE!!!! No IV, no air, no feeding tube! He had his first bottle feed today and did well. He is jaundiced, so he is in the glow bed for a few days. During this time, he can be monitored for all of the milestones he needs to achieve before he can go home. He has to bottle feed and keep his respiration normal, sit in a car seat for 90 minutes while keeping his respiration normal and a few other things.
Please continue to pray for him and the other NICU babies. There is a little baby girl, Hannah, who is next to Brody and has been having a rough time. Please keep her in your prayers. There are also babies there that are "Baby Doe" and others who we've never seen anyone visit. This breaks my heart, and I pray that they have someone that will love them like they deserve to be loved.
"O Lord, you are my God;
I will exalt you and praise your name,
for in perfect faithfulness you have done marvelous things..."
-Isaiah 25:1

3 comments:

Kristin said...

YAY! SO excited to hear Brody is doing so great!!! :)

Ghazalie said...

aww, yay little brody! i volunteered at UF Shands in the NICU and it was sooooo depressing at times. you saw one baby who had vistors non-stop and their little area decorated. then you saw babies who had noooo visitors -- ust heartbreaking. i would spend hours just holding them and praying that god would make them better and that they had loving homes to go to when it's all said and done.

Katie K said...

Awesome! So happy to hear he's doing better. Hope you and your family are well, too. :)