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Arin is my little monkey.

November 4, 2012 by

Wow just realized how long it has been since I did an Arin update. Here she is on Halloween, she did not Trick or Treat as it was to cold for her so she stayed home with Grandma and Grandpa and handed out candy. Since our last post in Feb. so much has happened. She […]

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Look what Arin has started to do…. she has started to lift her head up while on our chest and while using the Tumzee by the makers of the wingbo but only costs a quarter of what the wingbo does. She looks so cute when she does it.

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Arin can hear!

November 7, 2011 by

As we all get to voting in the Halloweeen costume contest I thought I would write a quick update on how Arin is doing. Last week was a busy week for her with doctors and therapy apptointments. We had nutrition on Tue and they are going to change her tube feed schedule around and switch […]

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Arin is a little lamb

November 1, 2011 by

Arin is growing and doing well and was a lamb this year for Halloween and went trick or treating for the first time. It is hard to believe that she is 7 months old already. She is now 11lbs 7oz and 22inches.

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Bunting Bags

October 5, 2011 by

Hello to all. My church recently had a craft show and while there I talked to a lady named Mary Cifone who makes these awesome bunting bags for babies and I wanted one for Arin but with Arin’s feeding tube it would not work the way it was so in talking with Mary and explaining the […]

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Arin is 6 months old!

September 29, 2011 by

Wow where has the time gone? It is hard to believe that Arin is already 6 months old. She is doing great. So far no seizures that we know of but an EEG has been ordered for the first part of Nov due to a great Stevie Wonder impersonation that we a curious about. So […]

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Arin is 4 months old!

August 1, 2011 by

Wow does the time fly by and so much has happened in the last few weeks. On June 23 Arin was admitted to the hospital and a NG tube was inserted as she was not taking in enough formula daily for her calorie or hydration needs. On June 30th we met with a surgeon and […]

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Arin feeding update

June 24, 2011 by

Well I am writing this posting after Arin and I have returned home from her first hospital admission for the start of her NG tube feedings. Her GI doc did not like how little she was actually taking in a day- enough to sustain life but not enough for good growth and development so he […]

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Had to take Arin into her pediatrician today and she is now weighing in at 5lbs 5oz. They are giving her Zantac and trying Similac Sensitive for her formula as well as a GI consult and starting the process for the G tube. We will probably have to start with the NG tube since she […]

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It has been a while since I posted an Arin update on here so I thought I would catch you all up. She is now 2 months old and doing very well all things considered. She is weighing in at 5lbs 3oz as of 5/19/11 and getting weighed weekly with her weight gain amount weekly […]

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Well Arin had a ultrasound on Friday and she was diagnosed with a tethered spinal cord and possible low voltage heart condition so they are doing a repeat EKG. She is now weighing 3 lbs 14oz and eating every 2 hours during the day and every 4 at night. While Arin was awake this afternoon […]

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She’s Home

April 13, 2011 by

Thought that I would post an update to let you all know that Arin came home from the NICU today. She is now weighing in at 1600 grams or 3 lbs 8.4 oz. It is so nice not to have to go back and forth from the hospital and to have all of my kids […]

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Hello to all, hope this finds you all well. I thought I would drop a quick note with an update on Arin. She was weighed last night and is currently 1470 grams or 3lbs 3.8oz. She needs to get to 1500 grams or about 3lbs 4oz to get out of the incubator and into a […]

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Update on Arin

March 28, 2011 by

Arin is doing great! Even better than the doctors expected. She has no heart problems or other major problems so far. She removed herself from the vent on Sat morning at about 2 am. She is currently on oxygen via the nasal cannula but they are going to try to discontinue that tomorrow. She was […]

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Arin Rae is here!

March 23, 2011 by

Thanks to all for your thoughts and prayers. I would like to announce that Arin joined us on Monday March 21, 2011 at 1040pm EDT. She was 38 weeks in gestation and was 3lbs 2.6oz and was 16in long. She is in the NICU and on the vent due to pulmonary hypertension. Though is only […]

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Arin Rae

February 25, 2011 by

While baby Arin has not joined us yet, I am 34 weeks pregnant, I am writing this post to thank you all for your posts as they have helped my husband AJ and I through some really difficult days.

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