May 8th – Evening Update on John

We decided to use our blog page vs. CaringBridge or Facebook.

John’s breathing tube was finally removed this morning and he was able to eat about 30 mils at around 2:45 this afternoon.

The Speech Pathologist wanted to personally feed him.

He took it well, and now we wait to see

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John David Miller – Born February 23rd, 2014

John David Miller - Born February 23rd, 2014
John David Miller – Born February 23rd, 2014

I’m late to post. Sorry. John David Miller was born on February 23rd, 2014 at 9:56PM. He weighed 7lbs 2oz.

Normally it’s a joyous occasion, and it was at the beginning, but over the next 24 hours the staff started to be a little “hush, hush” on a series of tests they were running. It’s turns out they were concerned about a few items.

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His chin was recessed, his index fingers were curved, and his weight gains were slow. He received genetic testing which came back negative for any of the known issues. He was negative for Down Syndrome or any of the trisomys. Over the next few days, which turned into 2 weeks, he was finally able to come home, but with an apnea monitor as he also suffered from reflux. A home health nurse was also scheduled to come out over the next few weeks.

So with all of the issues we were late to post his birth announcement.