Updates on Victoria Lily Joy van den Broek, born 120705.

Sunday, October 30, 2005

again on Sunday

I just went down to give Victoria her 8am feed. She took it very well (69mls in 20 mins) all the time we were having a little chat and I was singing to her. She is looking much happier today and made one or two attempts at interrupting my monologue. I think David will help to lift her spirits - he always has in the past.
Today we have the lovely nurse we had on Wednesday and Thursday nights - i am sure it is easier for victoria to have a familiar face again.
On another subject (which might be of interest to some, though not all!!!) : I finally found out about donating the milk which victoria didn't drink and which is in the freezer. They accept it at Queen Charlottes (just up the road from here) after a blood test has shown the donor has no nasty diseases and after a chat with the lady responsible has confirmed that i have a healthy diet etc. Even if the blood test is not done until I am back home I can leave the milk in the fridge here and they will collect it later. I am very excited about this because when Victoria was in the NICU at St Peter's right at the start, there was a tiny wee premature baby just opposite her for whom the nurse was searching for 'just another half a ml' of ebm to make up a 5ml feed for her charge. Praise the Lord that Victoria can have good milk all the time because production is good(thanks so much again Julie!) and it will be an additional joy to know that some other little baby can have easily-digestable quality milk in his or her little tummy due to the surplus.


  • At 9:48 AM, Blogger Sue Perks said…

    Glad to hear that Victoria is doing well and that you are feeling happier, Tracy. We'll pray that you get opportunities to speak to people while you are there.

    Love to you all,
    The perks

  • At 8:33 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Tracey and all. You are very much in our prayers. The boys have prayed daily for Victoria. YOu will continue to be in our prayers for a while to come. Isn't our heavenly Father amazing though.


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