Sorry folks -- no pictures today. I have a few that I will upload soon. Just wanted to give a quick update while babies are asleep.
It is great fun to have both babies home. Quite a bit of stress was lifted when we no longer had to haul Edie back and forth to the hospital a couple times per day to see her sister. Fortunately our NICU stay was short lived -- there are a few babies who have been and will be there much longer than us. It was still hard to leave the little monkey there and we are glad to have her here with us.
So far we have learned:
is a foodie -- she wants her breast milk when she wants it and not a second later
even at 5 pounds 10 ounces looks like a sumo wrestler next to her sister
has extra long fingers and toes
eats like a little hog
is slightly more patient with getting fed but once she reaches her limit she will let you know
is incredibly tiny -- all 4 pounds 5 ounces of her
looks like a little orangutang
makes wonderfully cute gestures with her mouth and brow
We are in heaven. The babies are doing well -- eating, pooping and sleeping !!! Our first night home was a late one but last night was better. Little Ella may have just needed a night to get adjusted to the quiteness after being in the NICU since day 1.
I will post pictures soon !!!