Saturday, October 1, 2011

Ava - September 30th

Today was an exhausting day with progress!  We spent most of the day at the hospital attempting to feed Ava every 3 hours....

 Snuggling with my baby girl
We decided to make her bed a little more homey with a blanket from home.  We also thought she needed a little head accessory. Pink, pink, and more pink!!

Ava's feeding progress for 9/30/11:  

She has to have a supplemental tube feeding after each breast feeding attempt until she makes it to 15 minutes.  If she feeds for less than 5 minutes, they do a 15 ml supplemental tube feeding.  If she feeds more than 5 minutes, she gets 1/2 a supplemental feed.

Her feeding schedule: 12:30 am,  3:30 am - we skipped this feeding and the nurse tube feed her, 6:00 am,9:00 am, 12:00 pm
3:00, 6:00, and 9:00. 

By this point, we were so tired that we decided to get some sleep and let the nurses feed her at 12:00 and 3:00...and then be back for the 6:00 am feed 

Gigi holding Ava for the first time...

Our sweet baby girl already posing for the camera...