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Paul

No Surgery Today: Addendum

We found out later today that the doctors do not believe Namine’s throat is infected. I edited the previous post, but in case anyone is subscribing to the blog’s feed, I wanted to make sure you received the update. The other thing I want to mention before going to bed is that her heart rate…

No Surgery Today

I have some good news and some bad news. First, the bad news. Namine will no longer have heart surgery today. The doctors discovered a hole in her throat, caused by the high pressure from the air tube. It is NOT infected, and they are confident that she will heal quickly. Since she needs help…

Quick Update, and a Video

Hello all. I’ve uploaded several videos to Youtube, and they should show up in the now-live video sidebar. I also want to draw your attention to one in particular, because Namine really opened her eyes for us last night. I promised myself I wouldn’t make any cooing noises at her, but you can see how…

Our Newborn Baby Girl

We are now the proud parents of a newborn baby girl, Namine Olivia Eiche. She was born at 10:13 AM on Tuesday, July 15, 2008. She weighed in at 4 pounds, 10 ounces, and she was 13 inches long. She was delivered by C-section. Namine has been admitted to the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)…

Doctor Stresses

In December of last year, Jess and I found out we were pregnant. Okay, she was pregnant, but I think I might have had something to do with it, too. Jess is diabetic, and that means the baby has a statistically higher risk of ending up with one or more defects. The doctor took her…