Monday, November 17, 2008
17 November 2008- Kel just called from St. John's where the first of the tests are complete. The ultrasound looked good as the baby's heartbeat is still in the normal range. At this point she still appears to be free from infection and even though she continues to leak fluid, the level was up a bit from last week. She got to speak to the high risk specialist who explained the milestones we've already reached. Most women either deliver or succumb to infection within the first week of their water breaking prematurely. We have now passed that point. Of course we still have a long road ahead but doctors are now mapping out the plan to move ahead which is a great sign. The specialist also explained that while lung development has been a concern, it is possible the baby was able to develop enough before the break that it may not be an issue. While all of this seems to be good news doctors know the many risk still involved. Of course we will know more in the future. Keep praying.