This morning was the first morning that you took more than 8 ml for me at your 9 am feeding. Usually you are tired and don't take much, but this morning you were awake and took 22 ml for me! You did such a great job. It seems like you are now averaging 20 ml per feed, which is great!
I held you for a while after your 9 am feed. I only put you down once to go to the bathroom, and then it was almost time for your 12 pm care. I changed your diaper and then fed you. You did great again, and took 21 ml. Again, I held you until we went to lunch.
The doctors rounded late today. Since it is memorial day weekend, the doctors were not your normal doctors. They didn't really say much at all, except for the fact that you are on PO feeds and are continuing them throughout the weekend. Other than that, they didn't say much.
After lunch, daddy, Mike, and Kelly came to see you. Daddy was going to stay for your 3 pm feed so that he could see how well you do. Last time he came for your feed at 3, you only took 1 ml because you were so tired. When we walked in, the nurse said that you were still awake, and haven't slept since before your noon feed. I knew that wasn't a good thing for daddy, and that he would most likely not get to see you eat again. That was the case - when I put you on your side to get ready to eat, you immediately fell asleep. Hopefully tomorrow he will get to see you eat since we will both be there for your 9 am feed.
We left at about 4 pm, and I called your nurse before she left for the night to see how you did for your 6 pm feed. She said that you took 25 ml for her, which again, is great! She will be back again tomorrow.
We are going to come early tomorrow morning to see you. We will stay for at least two of your feedings. We hope you do a great job tonight, and can't wait to see you in the morning. We love you so much and can't wait to see what this week brings! Daddy, Kelly, and Mike got your stroller, pack n play and mamaroo all set up (mommy was stressing just a little bit)! We are almost ready for you to come home! Love you buddy!