One Dozen Days

Today is a very good day. We visited in the a.m. only to find out that
they will try taking out Hailey’s IV for the first time since she was
born. They will do a blood test at 5:00 p.m. If Hailey’s sodium (Na)
level looks OK then she is fully hydrated and they will take out the

Hailey is eating 28 mL of milk every three hours. She also surprised
us all by trying to latch onto Brianna while she was kangaroo holding
her. She isn’t expected to fully learn to suck and swallow until week
34 or 35, but this is very good.