Oh bother…

So, my blood sugar took another dive.  My most excellent doctor (Dr. Jordan @ East Lake Pediatrics), is concerned.  He consulted with the Neonatologist in the hospital.  So, she came up and checked me out.  She agrees I’m sleepy, but doesn’t think there is any infection, rhesus factor issues, or things like that (which cause hypoglycemia), but she’s going to do a CBC/WBC just in case. In the interim, I’m going to have to get about 10-20 mL of formula before each “feeding” (although given I’m always eating, I’m not sure how that will work).   Also, Mommy will call the nurse before every feeding and the nursing staff will do an instant blood sugar check every four hours before my feeding.Daddy was out picking up my birth announcement pictures when the results came back on my blood sugar from earlier tonight.  When Mommy called and said what was going on and how there were nursing issues (the nurse admitted she was really busy and couldn’t keep up) and when last night a 31 for blood sugar was a crisis and tonight was treated by the staff kind of … well… not very seriously… Daddy made Mommy call the Hospital Admin and express patient safety concerns.  He was very nice and called the Unit Nurse and things started to get much better relative to Nursing care.  Daddy also called Dr. Jordan and he made several phone calls and things are shaping up nicely for care.  Thanks to the Hospital Admin & Dr. Jordan, Mommy’s nurse is actually the charge nurse and we’ve a baby nurse assigned to me :)The Neonatologist arrived promptly, listened to the ‘rents concerns, listened to their observations, and then did a careful exam of me.  I didn’t like it, but I feel better for the medical attention.  My blood test just now, 7:55 pm, is 47.  Not great, but passable.  Now I’m giving a try to Similac Advance.  The Enfamil I didn’t like at ALL.  ICK! ICK! ICK! ICK!  This stuff, well not as good as Mommy’s product, is at least tolerable!  Yea!  I’ve downed 48mL of the stuff.  That’s about 3.5g of carbs :)Now, Nurse Vicky is here to draw blood for my CBC, WBC, etc.  See all my peeps later! 

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