Author: Lala
•Saturday, September 11, 2010
After two long months in the hospital, Rianne is finally home! She was discharged on the 7th of September, Tuesday at 3:30 in the afternoon. She was sent home on an apnea monitor because of some brief, recurring problems with her heart rate (which should clear up with more time). She weighs 4lbs 10oz (2105 grams). She is on acid reflux medication as well.

Before they send her home, Rianne had to pass the car seat challenge. She was put on the car seat, and watched to see if she could maintain her heart rate and breathing at normal levels for 90 minutes. Babies that fail the test are sent home in a car bed. Here is a part of the video of her car seat challenge and some pictures:

The car seat challenge. Vitals are being monitored closely.

Rianne cuddling with Dad after her last feeding at the hospital

Rianne with her apnea monitor

Rianne is finally home

 Rianne and Mom after her first pediatrician appointment
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On September 11, 2010 at 10:34 PM , Ellen Sorenson said...

Wow, congratulations to all! Let the all night parties begin! Love, Mom

On September 12, 2010 at 5:52 PM , Rebecca Reid said...

Yeay! welcome home Rianne! I can't wait to see the nursery all set to go with the babies in it!!

On September 12, 2010 at 6:24 PM , Elizabeth Sorenson said...


On September 13, 2010 at 6:18 PM , Mom G said...

So glad to read this! You are so blessed and the babies are very lucky to have such wonderful parents! Looking forward to progress reports. Sis. Gibson