With Emma's breathing still high this morning, we were sure that it would be another day where we couldn't hold her and she would have to feed by tube. Fortunately the doctors and nurses decided to try and see if us holding her and letting her feed by mouth would help calm her breathing. Thankfully holding her was exactly what she needed. They also decided to increase the amount that she is fed and to fortify her milk with more calories and calcium to help her start gaining weight. Her phosphorus levels are still dropping and are almost back to normal. Emma was a lot of fun today and it was nice to feel like we were able to have such an impact in her progress.
Emma loves to sit upright. She stayed awake like this for almost half an hour. So fun!!!