Friday, February 11, 2011

Our Trip to Primary Children's

Juliet had her 2 week appointment today at our pediatricians office. She is growing very well. When we left the hospital she weighed 6 lbs 4 oz and today she weighed 7 lbs 1 oz. She is growing very well. She is now 21 inches long. She is getting big but is still so tiny! She is an angel and we've had her with us already 2 weeks! This morning I fed her before heading off to the doctor and she ended up spiting up a lot. A little while later she spit up again but this time it was a green color not white. I was concerned so at the appointment I told her doctor and he said we needed to make sure that there was no blockage in her tummy because she was throwing up bile. So they called over to Primary Children's Outpatient in Riverton and set up an appointment for us to run over there and make sure she was ok.

Here she is all wrapped up before getting her tests done.

Here is another picture of her under the machine.
They gave her some barium and then proceeded to take x-rays and see how it ran through her body. We could see the liquid going through her. They checked her intestines to make sure that they weren't twisted. Everything looked good there. Then they checked her stomach opening to make sure that was connected correctly. It was connected correctly so, so far she was looking great! We then watched to see if she had reflux. After a few minutes we could see the liquid going back up her throat and then go back down. So they were able to confirm that she does have reflux. They prescribed Prevacid for her and that will help her not be in so much pain everytime she eats. We were so grateful she was ok and that there were no major issues. We are so blessed to live in a wonderful place where we are so close to so many wonderful hospitals and experts to make sure all is well with our baby.

3 comments:

Celeste said...

What a relief...so glad she is okay. We love you guys! :)

Krista Neil said...

Reflux is not bad...anything else would have been no fun at all, glad she's ok :)

Heidi Gail Richhart said...

love you guys! The Richhart's also are glad she is alright.