I was born early at 29 weeks weighing only 3 pounds 5 ounces. I've been in the NICU for more than 3 months and have faced some challenges. My heart developed differently and my blood doesn't pump in the right directions so I might need oxygen for awhile. My renal system is susceptible to urinary track infections and my last infection set me back a long way. I'm recovered now and focused on getting stronger and learning how to eat from a bottle. I'm growing fast and weigh almost 8 pounds now! I might need surgery on my heart in a few months but in the meantime- I hope to go home with my family soon. I'll be trialing off my oxygen soon and cannot wait to get home where I'll be surrounded by the love of my whole family all the time.
I was born early weighing only 3 pounds! Mom says that I am tough and that I overcame a lot in the NICU! I'm so happy to be with my family now and surrounded by lots of love from my parents and bothers and sisters. I am growing big and strong and weigh close to 7 pounds!