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8th-Sep-2008 06:43 pm
Liz is home. Hamish is home. I am dead. :)

More posting after making sure he has somewhere to sleep, somewhere to be changed, and something to eat. And then we must eat.
8th-Sep-2008 09:03 am (UTC)
Yay! Go team!

8th-Sep-2008 01:53 pm (UTC)
There's been tagging in and out already :)
8th-Sep-2008 09:28 pm (UTC)
Ah - go Tag Team!

*pom poms*

If you have two kids it goes from Tag Team to Man on Man!

8th-Sep-2008 09:39 am (UTC)
Hurrah for homeness. I have a new hat for the giant headed one
8th-Sep-2008 01:52 pm (UTC)
I'll have you know his head circumference is on the 50th percentile :)
9th-Sep-2008 01:05 am (UTC)
I think you should ask Liz about that... :-)
9th-Sep-2008 03:24 am (UTC)
4 week prem _and_ on the 50th percentile. :) She still shudders at the idea of the size he might have been
9th-Sep-2008 03:49 am (UTC)
Newsflash! Mega Baby Destroys Tokyo!

8th-Sep-2008 09:52 am (UTC)
This is most excellent news!

8th-Sep-2008 01:53 pm (UTC)
me being dead is excellent?? :)
8th-Sep-2008 01:55 pm (UTC)
*shifty eyes*


8th-Sep-2008 10:14 am (UTC)
Hooray! No more jaundice! How is eating going? His, I mean. I can imagine that yours went well.
8th-Sep-2008 01:53 pm (UTC)
He is getting the hang of it, but each feed must be preceded by 5 minutes of full body screaming. We can't figure out why.
8th-Sep-2008 02:05 pm (UTC)
Not that my knowledge of my two is a substitute of knowledge for YOUR baby but...

it may be that you need to watch him closely to try to catch him slightly earlier in his hunger cycle and offer food when he's waking up, he's starting to poke his tongue out, before he starts crying.

I remember stages with the O-baby where I would feed for two hours, get up and stretch my legs then feed him again almost at once. It Doesn't Go On Forever which is how you save yourself from beating your head bloody against a wall.

Also... make sure you keep plying the mommy with water. Making milk's thirsty work ( also feeding -> hormone release -> thirst)
13th-Sep-2008 05:35 am (UTC)
I think there's a very small window between dead to the world and screaming - less than 5 minutes. I am hoping that as the jaundice fades, we might get a bigger one.

Oh yes, the circular feeding cropped up yesterday ... finished just as he needed to start again.

8th-Sep-2008 11:27 am (UTC) - Hooray!
Hooray! Now the normal routine can begin.
10 CRY
20 EAT
50 GOTO 10
8th-Sep-2008 01:52 pm (UTC) - Re: Hooray!
you forgot 15 SCREAM
8th-Sep-2008 03:09 pm (UTC) - Re: Hooray!
and 25 scream.

and 35 scream.

and 45 become suspiciously quiet.

Congrats and love to all.


9th-Sep-2008 03:25 am (UTC) - Re: Hooray!
So far, the screaming is only centered about being woken up and having something shoved in his mouth, the rest of the time he's... well, asleep.
8th-Sep-2008 11:52 pm (UTC)
:) You are now one step ahead of the baby beast...
9th-Sep-2008 03:25 am (UTC)
It has gums and it hungers?
9th-Sep-2008 03:56 am (UTC)
Larvae, Gums & Mommy?

(with apologies to Warren Zevon)
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