Update on Graciela - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 6 Old 08-10-2005, 01:08 AM - Thread Starter
 
Max's Mami's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: The Valley of the Sun
Posts: 4,832
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hi everyone! I havent been on in forever! We are home - came home on July 30th so ended up having to stay for 4 days which was about 3 days longer than I planned. But Graciela is doing wonderfully - she is just the best baby. Eats and sleeps a ton and hardly cries unless she is hungry or needs to burp. She is such a princess already - definitely lets you know when something isnt how she wants it :LOL

After they weaned her off the oxygen they let me start nursing and she picked it up like nothing ever happened. She is a pro at it! She was 8 lbs. 6 oz at birth and got down to 7 lbs. 15 oz after a couple of days on only IV fluid. By the time we left the hospital (and she had been nursing for a couple of days) she was back up to 8 lbs. 2 oz. And at one week was 9 lbs. 3 oz!!! So she is eating well!

I got mastitis - I guess I am just making way too much milk and she cant empty either side at a feeding so I got clogged up. But my LC, who was my doula, got me through it without antibiotics so that is awsome.

We are doing well - now I need to find the time to get online and catch up with everyone!
Max's Mami is offline  
#2 of 6 Old 08-10-2005, 04:48 AM
 
NordicMamma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Sweden
Posts: 359
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Glad to hear you are doing well!
NordicMamma is offline  
#3 of 6 Old 08-10-2005, 01:49 PM
 
MamanFrancaise's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Winnipeg, Canada
Posts: 1,364
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
That's wonderful!!

Mom to DD1 reading.gif (11) & DD2 shine.gif homebirth.jpg(7) & DS babyboy.gif  h20homebirth.gif (9/10/12)

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MamanFrancaise is offline  
#4 of 6 Old 08-10-2005, 06:06 PM
 
JeanetteL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 991
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
How wonderful - I have been thinking about you often! I've got an appointment to see Lori tomorrow (my poor right breast - egads!) and I was hoping to get some news.

Glad to hear all is well - can't wait to see pictures.

Jeanette
JeanetteL is offline  
#5 of 6 Old 08-10-2005, 09:42 PM
 
Shanana's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Metro Detroit
Posts: 5,235
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Morgan, so glad to hear things are going well!

Shana

Mama to M (7/05) and S (5/08) my surprise !!!
Shanana is offline  
#6 of 6 Old 08-11-2005, 04:08 AM
 
BinahYeteirah's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Australia
Posts: 3,163
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
That's great!
BinahYeteirah is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off