has graduated from a warmer to an Isolette. He can maintain his body
temperature a little better and is more stable. He is gaining weight.
nurses wanted Kalib to be able to sit and look around at things from time to
time instead of always laying in his Isolette. So they put him in this cabbage
doll carrier and opened up his Isolette. Here he is talking to his Santa
Claus. He talked to him quite frequently.
is the first time we saw Kalib's face without some big piece of tubing taped to
it. He still has a feeding tube but has no ventilator tube or cpap tube. This
picture has a lot of meaning for me. Aaron had the nurses take it so he could
bring it to me. I had been exposed to chicken pox and because I had never had
them, I was not allowed to visit the nursery for three weeks for fear of
spreading to the immune compromised preemies.
Day. I was still unable to get in due to my exposure to chicken pox so the
nurses hooked Kalib up to an oxygen bottle and let Aaron bring him to the
window. Me (mom), big brother Matthew, and Aunt Audrey are looking in while Dad
is holding him.