Baby brother keeps getting bigger

I'm 9 1/2 months old now and getting stronger and bigger everyday!  I still need the ventilator and trach to help with my breathing but I love living at home with my family.  We think about baby sister everyday, I miss her so much.

Sad news...

A whole lot has changed in the last few months.  I came home from the hospital back in November but my sister wasn't able to, she was too sick.  I'm growing and getting stronger everyday but my heart is broken because my sister passed away.  She was the best friend I ever had and I miss her so much.  My family misses her too, we remember her everyday.  

 Baby Brother getting ready to go home.

Baby Brother getting ready to go home.

 Rest in peace Baby Sister

Rest in peace Baby Sister

No more breathing tubes!

Here we are without our breathing tubes!  Baby sister had to have her's back in but she is still growing, almost up to 4 pounds.  Baby brother almost weighs 5 pounds, he's going to learn how to eat from a bottle soon.  We hope we can go home next month!

 Baby sister                                      Baby Brother

Baby sister                                      Baby Brother

We're getting bigger

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Since we were born, baby sister has gained 2 pounds, 8 ounces.  She is very smiley and looking cute in her green shirt here!  Baby brother has gained 3 pounds but had to have his breathing tube back in.  We are doing well, the doctors are going to try to take these breathing tubes out again.

Meet Destination Home Family 12

Our parents were not expecting us until August, but we decided to come into the world in May!  We're both on machines that help us breath.  Mommy's milk comes to us through a special tube that goes into our bellies.  Right now, only Mom, nurses, and doctors are allowed to touch us because we like things to be very quiet in the isolette.  We've got a lot of growing to do before we're ready to go home.

 Baby Sister, one pound at birth

Baby Sister, one pound at birth

 Baby Brother, one & 1/2 pounds at birth

Baby Brother, one & 1/2 pounds at birth