Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The light at the end of the tunnel

Nathan is so close to coming home. He's feeding from a bottle really well. The main thing now is that he starts gaining weight. They upped his calories to make up for the calories he is burning by feeding himself instead of a tube and also being held burns calories. Wish that was true for us as adults, the weight I could lose...lol. Anyway, hopefully he will start gaining instead of losing, that is mainly the last step for him coming home. Brandi was able to dress him for the first time a couple of nights ago. Here is his first outfit she put on:

She bought newborn, washed them and thought these may be too little. When she put them on, it swallowed him. He's only 6 lbs right now. He was born weighing 6 lbs 6 ozs. He had gotten down to 5 lbs 9 ozs. After she fed him, gave him a bath and dressed him and wrapped him up he fell right asleep. Look at my angel.

Can't wait for them to get home. Have a blessed day. Debbie


  1. So glad to hear he is feeding from a bottle. He does look like an angel in the last picture, so cute!
    My oldest son had a little blue blanket just like the one he is wrapped in. That blanket went with us everywhere.

    Wendy :)

  2. Wonderful news! So happy for you all!