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Jordan’s final days in the NICU

Randy and Megs ready to take Jordan home

Jordan has one less tube today. The NG (feeding) tube came out because our neonatologist said we could feed the little guy on demand to try to increase his intake. We are really pushing to get the ok to get home. We’ve had visits from the occupational, physical and speech therapists. Jordan’s head and neck […]

Reflecting on days 6 and 7 of Jordan’s NICU stay

Days 6 and 7 of Jordan's NICU stay for Pollock family

Jordan’s head continues to appear less swollen. We are so thankful the shunt seems to be working as it should. We officially checked in at Akron Children’s Reinberger Family Center, near the NICU. The rooms are available on a night-to-night basis so you check in and out daily. It’s so convenient to be so close to […]

Recounting days 4 and 5 of Jordan’s NICU stay

Randy and Megs peer in on Jordan in the NICU

I am so thankful Dr. Stewart wrote a pass for me to leave Akron General for as long as I wanted while I was still admitted. On Thursday, June 16, we made it over in time to attempt one last breastfeed before Jordan’s shunt placement. It was still a little challenging due to him having […]

Looking back on days 2 and 3 of Jordan’s NICU stay

Jordan in Akron Children's Hospital's NICU

Life at the Pollock house is great. We are loving every moment we spend together as a family. Jordan is doing great with feeding. Some nights I have to wake up to him wiggling around when he’s ready. One of the sweetest moments has been listening to Randy read to Jordan in the morning while […]

Thankful for the special delivery of baby Jordan

Randy and Megs with Jordan

We met Jordan Matthew Pollock 9 days ago. He was a whopping 8lbs 6oz, 20 inches long. The shock still hasn’t worn off that our little man fit so snuggly in mommy’s tummy. The day of the c-section was a little crazy. Randy and I were a little anxious, but were able to sleep the […]

Welcome to the world, Jordan Matthew Pollock

Jordan Matthew Pollock

Look what the stork brought! Jordan Matthew Pollock was born at 11:52 a.m. on Monday, June 13, at Akron General Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Things are going well and he’s been a real trooper. They tell me he’s a favorite in the NICU. Jordan has undergone back […]