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PICU Update from Rachel

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Friday 8/11/06. Noah is still in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital this evening. He returned good oxygenation levels after they tried a different breathing apparatus to assist his breathing, a C-pap and a non-rebreather combination. Please pray his lungs will continue to grow stronger and expel the CO2 . They also have […]

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Noah in South Dakota

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Photo by Michelle Arnold, Watertown, SD, July 2006 What a handsome guy!  During the 7 weeks Noah was home we took a road trip to South Dakota to see family and friends.  Michelle Arnold took this picture of Noah on my lap and then emailed it to me.  I’m so glad she did!  I love […]

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Update from Rachel

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It is Friday, 9:30am, 8/11/06. I just talked with Adrienne and she is off to do some research on the natural side of things as far as what it could be that Noah isn’t taking well.  Up to arriving at the hospital a little over a week ago, all Noah had ever had was her […]

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Noah’s Name

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For those of you that don’t know, Noah means “peace, rest, comfort”. Steven means “crowned”. We knew we wanted our son’s middle name to be Steven after his grampa, but hadn’t decided on a first name. One day while I was working out before Noah was born, I was reading John Elderidge’s book, “Wild at […]

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Big Sis and Brudder, Before O2

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This picture is before we moved to the PICU. Big Sis wanted to hold her “brudder”, his nickname while in utero. Now in the PICU we can’t see his gorgeous face very well. The next pic, though, is one when the PICU nurse was giving him a birdie bath and had his mask off. I […]

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Waiting on Tests

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Looking a litte rough, but doing okNoah has been moved to the Pediatric ICU. Even though this sounds more serious, we are at peace since he is getting 24×7 attention by the best nurses and doctors. The doctors have ordered a number of tests to determine what is going on with our little man. They […]

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Family Photo with Noah

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Here’s a picture of us when Noah was 3 weeks old.  We ventured out to our favorite Mexican restaurant with some of our favorite friends.  I guess this is a glimpse of what it will be like to try to get everyone to smile or look at the camera at once!

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Central Hub for Information

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We are setting up this blog so there is a central place for information, prayer requests and updates from the family. Please pray for a MIRACLE for Noah Steven. The doctors are not sure what is wrong with him. They think he may have a rare metabolic disorder and have ordered a number of tests. […]