So it's been over a week since we brought Andie home from the hospital and it has certainly been an adventure! The first couple night were a little difficult...Andie decided she likes to wake up every hour and a half to eat and so needless to say we were a little exhausted those first few days. Since then she has been sleeping more and more, and the past couple nights she has only woken up twice to eat. It has been so much easier on Brittany and most of the time I don't even wake up or hear her cry. I thought I would put some more recent pictures of her up so you can see how she is doing, so here you go...
Pretty much all she does at this point...sleep. Oh yeah and eat, and of course poo. I don't mind the first two too much, but that last part...few. Thanks Janell for bailing me out on numerous occasions.
Cousins Lauren and Camryn were big helpers when we got baby Andie home and were so good to her, making sure not to touch her face and to always use "hanitizer" before holding the baby.
She's so stinking little I was worried this thing wouldn't do its job correctly, but I guess they say she's good to go. Another positive, she falls asleep as soon as she gets in the dang thing!
No doubt we love this little girl. She has been amazing and we have loved to watch her learn and grow. Its been tough for me to leave my girls and go off to work the past week and a half but I sure make up for lost time once I get home...as soon as I get out of my work clothes I make sure Andie and I "assume the position" (see above pictures) and I usually don't stop holding her until its time for bed.
This past couple of weeks would not have been as easy on us if it wasn't for our families and all of there help. It was great to share the whole experience with them, and to have them around to welcome Andie home. Without a doubt we appreciate everything they did for us from cooking us meals to helping change diapers and keeping Brittany company while I was at work. A major THANKYOU goes out to each of you!
3 weeks ago