Ava was born yesterday, September 28, 2011 at 8:09 am via planned c-section. At 39 weeks and 2 days gestation, she weighed 5 lb, 2 oz and was 19.5 inches long (praise the Lord!). Currently, she is in the NICU due to some small breathing problems but other than that she’s doing great! She will have some “routine” tests ran on her heart, kidneys and an MRI on her head due to the fact that she has been diagnosised with WHS prenatally. We’re hoping that she can start eating orally tomorrow. Overall, we are very pleased with how she is doing and are praying that her time in the NICU will be minimal. Here are some pics of her yesterday when she was still on the ventilator (she’s off it now). We love her so much already!!! I will post another update when I have more time. Thanks for the continued prayers and support!


8 Responses to Welcome to the World, Ava!

  1. KevinO says:

    Thanks for sharing so quickly! She’s beautiful and huge! Keep us posted.

  2. Kisses4kaylee says:

    She is a beautiful angel~ congratulations! I am so looking forward to watching her grow (albeit, via WHS.org) Much love and prayers for good test results and continued growth and good health! xo

  3. Autumn says:

    How precious! Prayers that she gets to come soon and good news with the test results.

  4. Shannon says:

    Oh my goodness, what a perfect little angel she is! Congrats!!!!

  5. Brianna says:

    Welcome to the World Ava! Congrats she is beautiful and a blessing. Keep us posted.

  6. Heather says:

    What a beautiful baby! She looks so healthy, and I hope the test results come back with good news and you are taking her home soon.

  7. cordillh says:

    She is gorgeous! Congratulations!!

  8. taylorbug says:

    She is so pretty! Thanks for sharing these photos with us. I can’t wait to read updates on her.

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