Happy due date! Emberly is now 6 weeks old and the sweetest little bundle! She is in the 1st percentile for height and weight but growing every day like a champ (now weights 5lbs!). A little over a week of having her home and we are getting more comfortable everyday with taking care of a preemie. Although none of this went as ‘planned’ we are thankful we got to meet our Emberly 6 weeks early and that we finally get to have her at home!
1st family walk with baby Emberly was so special! Maybe it’s because we had to wait over a month for it but I am finding the most mundane things of taking care of a newborn so special and sweet! I feel so thankful I get the privilege to change all those dirty diapers and to be lacking in sleep for this little one! Also have the best teammate for this journey in @scottykunkel 😘
Best Mother’s Day present ever, getting to bring Emberly home after 33 days and getting to spend it with both my girls!! So thankful to God for this blessing!! 😊💕
The NICU days have been long but getting snuggles with you Emberly are always a highlight of my day! Looking forward to when we get to bring you home, hopefully soon! 😊💕 Progress after 31 days: No oxygen tube needed anymore, feeding without a feeding tube and eating now 50mls, gaining weight and has officially gained 1lb! She just needs to go 48 hours without having bradycardias and we can take her home! Let’s keep getting stronger and beating this apnea of prematurity Emberly! We love you sweet girl!
One member of our family is still missing from this first picture but I was thankful for such a special birthday weekend even with our weird new normal! God’s goodness has been so evident! Emberly is one month old today and we can’t wait to bring her home hopefully soon so we don’t have to be divided anymore. Emberly has been close to being discharged all week but keeps having to be monitored for more days because she keeps having bradycardias. Thankful for Gods constant strength, peace, and provision even through the ups and downs of a disappointing week for us. We know we can trust his perfect timing for Emberlys arrival home!