OK, on to better things,.... the update.... and some pics!
On Friday May 23rd our daughter had her 1st month check-up with her doctor and I am extremely happy to report that she is doing great. They gave us the blood work results of a test they perform to look for over 60 congenital illnesses and everything was normal. I was curious to see how her thyroid results were, considering I have hypothyroidism, but hers seem normal, at least up until now.
Then, last Monday June 23rd, she had her 2nd month check-up, and everything looked fine so far. She is gaining cheeks, - perdon, weight so it seems that my milk is doing what it is supposed to.
It amazes me how fast she is growing!!!… I believe she doesn’t look like a newborn anymore. It is really incredible how much she changes every day. These are her weights and heights:
Apr 23rd : Birthday - 2.820 kg (6lb 3oz) - 48cm (18.9in)
May 9th : 16 days - 3.100 kg (6lb 13 oz) - 50cm (19.7in)
May 23rd : 1 month - 3.550 kg (7lb 13 oz) - 51.5cm (20.28in)
On the feeding side, this week she is starting to sleep through the night, or at least she has done so for the last couple of nights. She is starting to smile sometimes when we talk to her..... My heart melts and I can't wait to see her interact more..... the fun is just starting and the best is yet to come!
I finally found the cable to download the pictures, here are a few of them. They will not be here forever, I will remove them later but for now....ENJOY!
Three days old, got intubated and was placed placed under the ventilator that also helped to give her shots to help her lungs mature...
YAYYYY..... ventilator free!!!....
One of the lasts days in the NICU. She was using an open bassinet and was already nursing, almost ready to come home!...
5 weeks old and cross-eyed!