Monday, December 1, 2008

Loving every minute of her!









We arrived home Friday afternoon and have been enjoying every second with Elise.  Friday night was a long night, but of course we expected that!!! Saturday and Sunday nights were a bit better, as we're slowly figuring out what she likes and dislikes. Though I'm sure it will quickly change, maybe even tonight! Elise is such a sweet baby. She hates to be cold, so she squawks like a little bird during diaper changes. She loves being swaddled... Matt has it down to an art! He gives me a C- in swaddling... I'm working on it. She is nursing beautifully and I am really enjoying that time with her. She was 6 lbs 12 oz at birth and since all newborns lose a little weight, she was 6 lbs 5 oz when we left the hospital Friday. We had our first visit with the pedi today as they were a little concerned that she had jaundice. Well, those worries are out the window as she's already gained back the weight she lost and then some- she was 6 lbs 14 oz today!!! She is sleeping really well and doesn't seem to fuss much. We are thinking it's the calm before the storm. Her eyes are dark blue and I'm thinking they'll slowly change to brown or hazel like ours. She has the lightest dusting of brown hair... she is just seriously precious!!! The following pictures just don't do her justice... 

2 comments:

Kristy said...

OH my gosh she is beautiful!!! I waited patiently all weekend for these pictures!!! She is gorgeous and so are you. Congratulations!!! God bless all THREE of you.
Love and blesings, Kristy

G+D said...

Oh my gosh Lauren--CONGRATULATIONS!! I saw you were a new follower of my blog and remembered you from the nest, so I wanted to drop by and say hi. I'm so happy to hear your wonderful news! Your new daughter is beautiful!