Thursday, June 17, 2010

Prayers & Quotes for June 17, 2010

Prayers & Quotes for June 17, 2010

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Please keep the following in your thoughts and prayers:

Newborn cherub Isabella E. arrived 6/11. She has been put on ECMO to give her body time to rest. She has had a surgery to release some abdominal pressure, but is still very critical. Please pray for strength for Isabella and her family.

Newborn cherub Brielle S. arrived 6/9 by the EXIT to ECMO procedure and is very critical. Please pray for continued improvement for Brielle and strength for her family during this difficult time.

Newborn cherub Noah A. was born 5/25. He has had his CDH repair and continues to make small progress in the right direction. Please pray for his continued healing.

Newborn cherub Micah P. is still in the NICU. Please pray for his healing and continued strength. He recently had a trach put in, but now has developed pneumonia.

Teenager cherub Logan W., has upcoming pulmonology and cardiology appointments. His physical did not go well and the ped. is concerned with his breathing(retractions) and arrhythmias.

Cherub Adam H. will be starting OT in August...please say a prayer that therapy will help him in this area. Aaron H., brother to cherub Adam H., has dealt with horrible reflux type pain since he was born. Doctors have not found the reason or a solution to the reflux. Please pray that his mom can find what is causing Aaron's pain and throwing up.

Cherub Quinn P. was born 4/9 and is now home and doing very well!

Mom to angel cherub Kasey C., gave birth to a healthy baby girl 6/9! Brooklyn weighed 8lbs.9oz. and was 19 inches long.

Megan L., mom to cherub John L., is expecting a healthy baby boy!!

Cherub Braden H. continues to have ear infections, one after another. Please pray his upcoming ENT appointment goes well and he gets some relieve from the ear infections.

Please pray the nurses at UCSF do not strike. The hospital got a court order to stop it and it is to be reviewed 6/18. Several CDH babies are set to arrive this month there at UCSF.

Expecting parents to cherub Addison R. will be having further tests done next week on Addison (MRI and an amnio), please pray for strength for this little cherub and her family.

To all our families and friends that are fighting against the flu, colds, sickness…may you feel better soon and have no complications.

Cherubs on Their Way:

Cherub Anya L., will be induced this month
Cherub Elijah V., due 7/12
Cherub Josiah B., due 7/13
Cherub Niklas E., due 7/18
Cherub Whitney M, due 7/18
Cherub Shelbi R ., due 7/30
Cherub Finley D., due 8/13
Cherub Christopher F., due 9/3
Cherub Savannah Q., due 9/4
Cherub Airynn E., due 9/12
Cherub baby boy M., due 9/25
Cherub Addison R., due 9/25
Cherub Isaac I., due 10/14
Cherub Abel B., due 10/28
Cherub Adalyn T., due 7/31
Cherub Osmund K., due 7/22
Cherub Heath F., due 9/3
Cherub Kaiya W., due 6/22
Cherub Abigail W., due 6/23
Cherub Arwyn J., due 7/7
Cherub Alice H., due 7/27
Cherub Adalyn T., due 7/31

All families expecting a baby with CDH, may you have continued hope and strength for the journey that lies ahead.

Newly Grieving Families:

Newborn cherub Sam R. arrived 3/16 and earned his wings 3/16. Please keep this family in your prayers during this difficult time.

Newborn cherub Kadyn B. arrived 4/27 and earned his wings 4/28. Please pray for peace and understanding for this family.

Newborn cherub Owen G. earned his wings 6/11, after a two month fight against CDH. Please pray for strength and comfort for this family.

To all families affected by CDH and the loss of your precious child, may you find peace and comfort and know you are never alone, for so many people care about you.

Today’s Quotes:

"Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams." -Ashley Smith

"The only real failure in life is the failure to try." -Author unknown

"We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations." -Charles R. Swindoll

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." -Albert Einstein

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