Archive for July, 2010


In: Home Update

30 Jul 2010

Well, we began hyperbaric oxygen therapy on Tuesday and so far it’s going well.  Mom and baby go into the chamber together, which means Mom gets the benefit of the treatment as well.  The treatment is an hour a day, five days a week, for two months.  The first day, Lukas slept through the entire […]

Finger feeding!

In: Home Update

23 Jul 2010

Lukas drank 7 ccs today!!  This is definitely a new record for him and very exciting for us!  The key was to use a supplemental feeding system taped to my finger.  We got the idea because Lukas always sucks better on my finger than any other nipple.  The lactation consultant told us that the roof […]

So, it turns out that updating regularly is hard work!  It’s amazing how fast time flies when you’re taking care of a little person.  We’re all doing well, if a bit exhausted.  Lukas has a very busy social calendar between his many doctor appointments, his OT, the Early Intervention people, and the home care nurse. […]

To our dedicated fans: So sorry for the long wait for an update!  As you can imagine, we have been busy and more than a little overwhelmed with taking care of our amazing baby boy.  Between the feedings, giving him his meds, all of the exercises we need to do with him, and his many […]


In: Home Update|Pictures

4 Jul 2010

We can’t even begin to tell you all how happy we are to have Lukas home.  We are all adjusting well and last night Andrei used his 5-S magic to get Lukas to sleep pretty quickly.  We both got more rest than we have since he came home.  A little swaddling, shushing, swinging and side […]

Lukas is doing great!  It has been wonderful to have him home, though we didn’t get much sleep last night.  Trying to find the appropriate configuration of towels and such to keep him supported on the wedge pillow is not easy!  The biggest problem was that his head rolled down to one side all night […]

Pictures and more info to come tomorrow!

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  • Anne: I'm so happy to see all the cute pics and videos--I especially love the one of Lukas standing strong [...]
  • Ashley: Wow! I can't get over how strong and big he looks! Thank you for the update! When is the big birt [...]
  • Aubri: Thank you, Carrie! That's very sweet of you to say. If you ever find yourself on Oahu, let me know [...]
  • Carrie Wardle: Wow! Lukas is Lucky to have such great parents, and a mom who always was a gifted writer! [...]
  • Mandy Bennett: Hey! Great talking to you the other night! I found another program you may be interested in for Lu [...]