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If there's one thing in my life I am truly thankful for, it's my husband. He is a wonderful, engaged father. The kids adore him. He is the perfect balance of fun, spontaneity, discipline, indulgence, love through action. I can see glimpses of how Kathy raised her children through the things he does with ours: … Continue reading Father’s Day
I am thankful I have a very good nurser. Elle has been very efficient during her feeds from day one. But couple her very strong sucking reflex and my oversupply and overactive letdown reflex and we've got a baby that CONSTANTLY vomits. She just doesn't want to stop suckling. As a result, I've started block … Continue reading Mom + zombie = mombie
Elle was seen by Crystal yesterday for a quick checkup. She's gained half a pound in 4 days and is now up to 8lbs 5ozs. Which is not surprising to me at all. Out of all my babies, she definitely takes the cake when it comes to appetite. It is also helpful to me - … Continue reading Fat turkey.
I brought Elle to the midwifery clinic yesterday for her checkup. Crystal was away attending two (!!!) births at the hospital so I was set up with Mojgan. We were scheduled for the heel-stick (PKU) test, a weigh-in and her hearing test. No weight loss for her! She was up 2ozs (7lbs, 14ozs) from her … Continue reading Checkup. Life.
Four days and look how much Eliette's changed! Two hours after birth Day 2Day 3Day 4 The swelling around her eyes and nose has gone down and fortunately for us, the cheeks are still as round and full as ever! My life - as I expected - has revolved around her. The first 24hrs were … Continue reading 4 days