It was a very long night. 102 temp at bedtime for the 7th night in a row. Also for the 7th night in a row he vomited up the meds I gave him for the fever and his reflux.
Oscar was up for most of the night. I gave him his inhaler and did the best I could suctioning his nose and mouth every four hours, and fed him small amounts at 12 and 4:45. He vomited everything up.
I took him to my pediatrician at 8:30 this morning where he weighed in at 15 lbs 9 oz. That’s up one ounce from yesterday but still down 1/2 lb from Tuesday. The weight loss is the most concerning symptom of this illness. The fact that he did not lose more weight is good. He kept about 4 oz down so far today, but just projectile vomited the 3 oz he took at 10:45 (narrowly, and i mean narrowly missing my gaping mouth). He’s asleep for now.
The cough is beyond. It sounds like he has COPD. I feel so incredibly sorry for this little baby. He is so very unhappy.
Lucca tried his very best to cheer his baby brother up this morning by ‘reading’ him a story.