Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Taking out the ventilator

This morning they did Jack's breathing trial to see if he can breathe on his own. They leave the tube in but let him do all the work. He did great so they are going to take the ventilator out sometime soon. Actually, they are just getting ready to do it right now! Wahoo! Dr. Kaza is also going to remove one of the IV lines that goes to his heart once he gets out of surgery.

Our favorite nurse Ken is back and taking such good care. He even pulled out his urine cathetor so we get to start changing diapers again soon. Who knew I'd be so excited to be able to change a diaper and hear our baby cry?

We're making good progress today. Ken said Jack is the poster child for HLHS babies. Music to our ears.


ann said...

Great progress - Jack remains a ROCK STAR! You remain in my prayers, the road is long - and you all are off to a great start!

Jodi VanSkiver said...

I'm glad to hear things are going so well. Especially that your favorite nurse it back! It was good to see you the other day and to finally meet little Jack.

Brammer Family said...


Thanks for posting so often! Such uplifting news today!