Last night I was able to hold Samuel. Daddy runs a little hot so after about an hour of me holding him Samuel became mad and tried to kick off the blanket.
Today they ramped up the milk to 40ml which is a little over an ounce. Leyla had a visit with Samuel and was able to hold him for the first time.
The current plan is to get him to two ounces of milk by Friday. The doctor doesn't expect any feeding problems. The current plan is to get him off the lipids and electrolytes and totally on milk. The ventalator tube can come off later when he is ready; sometime next week. The doctor wants to get the pic line out soon since it can be an area where infection can enter the body. The pic line is where all the medicines, fluids, and intravenous food is going in.
Samuel is progressing well. God is good.