Comments: CPAP Surprise

That is WONDERFUL news--Go Zoey!! I have a question, does Zoey drink your wife's breastmilk then? Is she tube fed or bottle? Just curious how that all works--especially since you said Zoey is filling her diapers so well! ;)

Posted by Lisa at February 26, 2011 09:11 PM

Zoey is fed through a tube into her mouth to her stomach. Until two days ago, the tube bypassed her stomach and went into her duodenum (basically the entrance into her small intestine), but she was taking the feeds well enough to go to the stomach instead. Because they want her to gain weight, it's a mixture of breast milk and formula with extra calories. Hence the excellent weight gain, and the big diapers.

Posted by Ryan at February 26, 2011 09:18 PM

And I complained about my bland steak.

Congrats on the progress. 2 and a half lbs seems so small; perspective is funny stuff.

Posted by Dustin at February 26, 2011 11:47 PM

Great news. Go, Zoey!!

Posted by alex at February 27, 2011 12:12 AM
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