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Baby Charlie: 6 Months Old!

Laying in the Grass!

Yes, it’s been way too long since I posted an update on Charlie! Sorry about that. I’ve just been super busy with work over the last 3 months since we got back from the hospital and haven’t had much time to blog. But thought I’d bring you all up to speed today. 

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Charlie’s First 2 Weeks Home

Charlie relaxing outside.

We’ve been home from the NICU for 2 weeks now and Charlie is doing great! It really seems like he’s more relaxed and happier now that he’s home. And so are we! We’ve taken him to 3 doctor appointments so far and have 4 more scheduled next week. After that we have a break from doctor appointments for a while.

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First Full Day Home After 83 Days At NICU

Today was our first full day home after being at the NICU for 83 days! And man did it feel good to be home! Charlie had a good first night in his new crib.  He slept most the night but we did wake up a few times to his monitor beeping; but each time we checked him he was ok. 

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Baby Charlie: Weeks 7-11

4/18 Charlie getting so big!

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Charlie was born at home on February 27th at 5:29 p.m. You can read more about the birth here. After about 5 hours we called 911 because we noticed how much he struggled to breathe. In the Emergency Room they suctioned out a lot of fluid from his lungs, nose and mouth. Then they admitted him to the NICU where they diagnosed him with Pierre Robin sequence.

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Baby Charlie: Weeks 3-6

4/6 @ 4pm – Charlie closing his mouth!

Charlie was born at home on February 27th at 5:29 p.m. You can read more about the birth here. After about 5 hours we called 911 because we noticed how much he struggled to breathe. In the Emergency Room they suctioned out a lot of fluid from his lungs, nose and mouth. Then they admitted him to the NICU where they diagnosed him with Pierre Robin sequence

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Baby Charlie: Weeks 1-2

3/6 @ 1pm – Charlie giving me that “Dad stop taking so many pictures look!”

Charlie was born at home on February 27th at 5:29 p.m. You can read more about the birth here. After about 5 hours we called 911 because we noticed how much he struggled to breathe. In the Emergency Room they suctioned out a lot of fluid from his lungs, nose and mouth. Then they admitted him to the NICU where they diagnosed him with Pierre Robin sequence.

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Baby Charlie Born!

Baby Charlie born Feb 27, 2018 at 5:29 p.m. 8 lbs 10 oz and 21″ long!

Baby Charlie was born at home on Tuesday, February 27th at 5:29 p.m. He weighed 8 lbs 10 oz and was 21″ long. The birth seemed to go well for Lacie — although it seemed to go a lot faster than her other three. 

One thing that stood out to me was that he didn’t cry much right after he was born. Lacie also noticed that he wasn’t sucking at all – even after a few hours. Other then that he seemed ok. His eyes were open, he was alert and his skin color was good.

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