Nicodemus (nicodemusrat) wrote,
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Welcome Timothy!


Born at 5:31 AM and weighing 8 lbs 3 oz.

Unfortunately, he has some breathing difficulties. His lungs may have been underdeveloped since he's about a month premature. He didn't cry or exhibit suckling reflexes, so he was transferred to the NICU mid-morning.

He's now on supplemental oxygen (baby CPAP machine) and doing much better. X-rays show that he's got some air bubbles outside of his lungs in the chest cavity. These may be reabsorbed naturally or they may need to do a minor surgical procedure to try to correct this. His other signs are good, but they're keeping him on monitoring machines and IV fluids at the moment.

I'll continue posting updates when possible.
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