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1 month

This is where I write something meaningful about all that has happened in the last month.  Except I don’t have time for that.  Let this photo suffice instead. 

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3w6d

4 lbs 13 oz at the doc today. The nurse who wrote it down cheered that EMM had gained 10 oz in one week. It was a real “Go Team!” moment.  EMM pooped and peed on me in the exam … Continue reading

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3w5d

It only took more than a week, but BGL did finally get her first bath. And she handled it like pretty much everything else. A champ.  See below for evidence.  Should I be calling her EMM instead of BGL now? … Continue reading

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3w4d

I have been having unexplained but regular bloody noses. Is it fatigue? I know it’s not because I’m pregnant. Because I’m not. Of that I am certain.  My daughter projectile poops on me basically once per day. Usually right after … Continue reading

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What breastfeeding looks like 

I’ve already said I pump 8 times a day. That’s still true.  I also put BGL on the breast 4-5 times a day. We are both still learning, but I believe I can tell that she is getting stronger and … Continue reading

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2w6d or day 3 at home

We had our first outing today with BGL. If going to the pediatrician can be called an outing.  She’s an inch longer than she was at birth. Little weed is already 17.5 inches.  BGL also has gained 3 ounces since … Continue reading

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Jiggity jig 

4 lbs even (1820 grams). That’s how much BGL weighs today. On her discharge day.  That’s right. People. We are home. The Larsens are all together.  I cried when we left. Those nurses, I tell you. I love them. So … Continue reading

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