Baby Braden Petska

Monday, October 23, 2006

10/23 Update

Hello everyone,

Things went well today for our 2 week check up. No major issues or concerns. Everyone seemed a little surprised that we were approaching the mystical 5 kg (11+ lbs) mark already. This is usually the weight that they start talking about surgery two, which we have been told is going to fall in Dec. It is a waiting game though, two things are factors when the surgery can happen, weight and when his oxygen levels start to drop in his blood. I am willing to bet that we are in for his surgery around T-giving. I don't think he will make it to mid-Dec. without leveling out first. Whatever happens, happens though.

Thanks for checking in,



Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was off to bed and just couldn't stop thinkin of braden so here I am, quarter after midnight and looking at a beautiful new picture of him..
He is wonderful!! I love him so much already and haven't even met the little "cuz-in"..Glad to hear that everything is going so well. We pray for him every night and will continue to do so..much love for you all,
Sara H.

11:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Keep up the great work Mom and Dad and you too Braden :)
Love, your LaCombe cousins - Nat, Andrew and Trevor

7:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It sure sounds like braden is doing great. So what is your trick on the weight gain? Because Chloe is only about nine pounds now. The pic. is so very cute! Thankyou for posting it. Keep up the good work.
Sarah Erikson

3:04 PM  
Anonymous Patricia Cornish-Hall said...

Braden is an example of how a baby can flourish with love. As each day passes, Braden and your love grows. You all are doing such a great job. Keep up the good work. Can hardly wait to hold that little guy and give hugs and kisses to you all.

My love and prayers,

9:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Braden is so darn precious!
I enjoyed looking at the pictures with the pumpkin, mom feeding Braden and dad snooooorrrrring with Braden!

There is nothing like holding a beautiful baby!

You are all in my daily prayers.
Mrs. H

9:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Petska family!
I'm sorry I missed you when you were in for your clinic visit, but it sounds like you're all doing very well! Thanks for posting so many pictures--Braden gets even cuter in each one! Let us know when you're coming in next, Melissa and I would both love to see you all!
Take care,
Jenny (4 west RN)

12:25 PM  

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