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May 29, 2007


May 29th, 2007

Increased feedings to 9 ml/hr of Elecare. Nora seems to be tolerating the two bottle feedings a day quite well. Her TPN rate is at 14.5 ml/hr.

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May 28, 2007


May 28th, 2007

Increased feedings to 8 ml/hr of Elecare. Nora weighs 8 lbs 4.8 oz. Three good stools today.

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May 27, 2007


May 27th, 2007

Two more good formula poops today! Direct Bilirubin = 2.9, total Bilirubin = 4.3.

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May 26, 2007


May 26th, 2007

Hooray for poop day! Today Nora had two healthy baby formula poops. Nora weighs 8 lbs 1.2 oz.

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May 25, 2007


May 25th, 2007

Increased feedings to 7 ml/hr every 3 hours of Elecare. Starting back on trial bottle feedings today – yay!! Nora will get a 21 ml bottle (equivalent of 7 ml/3 hrs) every 12 hours. Nora weighs 8 lbs 1.9 oz.

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May 24, 2007


May 24th, 2007

Today Nora had a HIDA scan to see if her liver and internal “plumbing” are working properly. They inserted dye into her veins and scan her throughout the day to see if the dye flows through all of the organs properly. The dye made it to her liver but did not pass through to her gallbladder and intestines. The doctors will repeat the test next week and hope to see the dye move through to her intestines the second time around. Increased feedings to 6 ml/hr of Elecare through G-tube in p.m.

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May 23, 2007


May 23rd, 2007

Keeping Nora’s feedings at 5 ml/hr. She had white/yellow runny stool with some consistency. Nora now weighs 8 lbs .07 oz.

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