I still don't think I've had the opportunity to process everything that happened with Jack. It was such a whirlwind and we had to handle it and didn't have much time to think about anything. I have had a few {very few} quiet moments to think and am still just amazed at what this little guy has been through. I'm so amazed at God's goodness. Amazed that He healed Jack. Thankful to have Jack. I love him or something :)

I finally uploaded all of our pictures from the hospital. It took me awhile to get them all compiled from the camera, Tommy's phone, and my phone. Here are some from Jack's adventure in the NICU.

Jack's first NICU bed. After he was off of the oxygen hood they moved him out of this bed and into a crib!

The crib--- quite the upgrade!

He was monitored. This is where we sat for hours and hours a day just holding our boy. We spent a lot of time watching that monitor- watching his respiratory rate and his oxygen saturation. One of the greatest feelings was watching the respiratory rate drop day after day from the 120s down to the 30-60 range over the course of a few days.

Changing diapers is really hard with all of these leads! He hated these and they came off a lot because he's a squirmy guy. The line in his umbilical cord was great so he didn't have to get stuck for every blood draw or a new IV. It was hard for me to look at him like this at first but now I love looking back and seeing that he doesn't need ANY of this stuff now!

His bruised little hands from getting sticks before he got his umbilical lines.

His adorable little feet that were attached to more of those monitors he hated.

Once his respiratory rate came down he was allowed to eat. This was his first bottle given to him by Dad. This guy loves to eat!

We spent a lot of time...


laying on the boppy...

and rocking our sweet, sweet little man.

We spent a lot of time in these chairs. That rocker has some Morgan wear and tear on it now!

The day we got to go home. First time in the car seat getting ready for his big trip!

I couldn't be more thankful for the care Jack got. We had the best nurses, nurse practitioners, and neonatalogists. We met some sweet people with their precious little babies living in the NICU, and I learned a lot from my new NICU mom friend {a very sweet lady who always stopped me to check on Jack and see how I was doing even though it was difficult for her because of a language barrier}.

I love spending my days with this sweet baby who is such a blessing to us.

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