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Sunday, March 30, 2008

Pray for Lauren to Get Off Her Ventilator!!

Either Monday or Tuesday Dr's are going to take Lauren off of her ventilator. We are just praying she does well without it!! This will be the third time they'll attempt to see how she does without it (one planned attempt, one Lauren pulled out herself). Lauren's weight is now 3lbs 3oz so were praying she has the strength to sustain life without the support of a ventilator.

How the others are doing:

Gavin = 5 lbs Reese = 4 lbs Maggie = 4 lbs

All three are working on their bottles and coming along really well!


Jodie said...

Hi Tiffany,
I just found your blog. I wanted to tell you that you have an amazing new family. You are all in my prayers! I will pray that little Lauren will get stronger every day. God Bless all of you!! Keep your Faith!!! I will add you to our prayer list.

Take Care!
Ron, Jodie (Lang),
Blake, & Kinzer Lee

Jessica Stranz said...

I am saying a prayer that Lauren handles breathing on her own. Gavin must like his food! That's awesome that he weighs 5lbs.... wow! I hope bottle feeding is going well. Your babies are going to be home very soon.

Keep smiling! We're all thinking of you.
Love, Jessica and Benjie

Stephanie said...

Hey Tiff and Jon! We will definitly be rooting little Lauren on and praying her strength will allow her to be done with the ventilator. I have to say it made me chuckle when I read she pulled it out once herself. She's showing her strength and will power. She's small but she's fiesty! I love it. Can't wait to hear how it goes! XOXO to all the babies (and of course both of you!)Busing

the schirano triplets said...

I cannot believe how big they all are already - all above 3 pounds already. That is just incredible! At that age, mine were just barely 4 pounds. You guys are doing such an amazing job with those 4 little ones. I will pray extra hard for Lauren, that she is able to breathe on her own without the ventilator! I hope that you guys are hanging in there, as always if you need anything at all...

Amber & Jason said...

Oh my goodness!!! They are getting so big! They will be home before you know it. We'll definitely be praying for Lauren. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you get ready to bring these babies home!

Rosie said...

Wow! It sounds like everyone is doing so well. It's so great to hear about all the weight gains from everyone! What an impressive display of strength from Lauren too, she's a fighter for sure! We'll continue to pray for her to get off her ventilator & for all 4 to keep gaining weight. You are amazing parents!
Love, Rosie

Anonymous said...

they are beautiful! i am so happy everyone is dong great. love you guys, KP

Anonymous said...

I love keeping up with your blog. It looks like your family is growing strong and I will keep little Lauren in my prayers. What a little fighter.

Sending hugs,

Laura and Jeff

Anonymous said...

Thanks Jon for being so faithful with your blogs....every Sunday!! Is it freaky that I check it so much I caught on that you usually give us a update every Sunday!!

I'm so glad to hear that everyone is doing so wonderful!!

I am praying for Lauren, Reese, Maggie, and Big Boy Gavin all the time non stop!!

-Sarah Thoren and the rest of her family!

Emily G said...

Hi Tiffany, I found your blog and I would like to say that you have an amazing family! Congratultions! The little babies are absolutely adorable and I bet you guys are awesome parents!! Your family is in our prayers and I hope this time trying with Lauren goes well!!

Anonymous said...

You all are a beautiful family...and I will keep you in my prayers..I am a nurse and realize the complexity of your situation..just wanted to send prayers your way...stay blessed..