Whoa...new boards...Baby on board! (m)

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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 4:26pm
Ani Rose was born March 21st @ 11:13 pm. I went to the doctor on Friday and found that my blood pressure had shot up and that I had to be induced. She weighed in 7 lbs 9 oz and 22 inches. (Very long baby lol that would explain all the kicking in my ribs all those months :P) It has took me a few days to post her arrival because we have been kinda in and out of the hospital. We were released from the birthing center on Sunday. Then on Monday Ani had to be admitted for jaundice. We were released on Tuesday night, and now unfortunately her jaundice rate has to be watched once again. (Please pray we don't have to go the hospital again!) The reason for the jaundice issues is that an average woman starts producing milk 24-48 hours after delivery, and now 6 days later, I still haven't started to produce anything. So the first few days I was breastfeeding, she really wasn't receiving anything. Now were on the bottle and its still going up some. Her heel has been pricked about 10 times on both feet to draw blood to test her bilirubin rate. I feel so bad she has had to go through all this so early. But she has been a very well tempered baby. :) Mommy has been getting sleep, despite that she wakes every 2 1/2 hours for feedings.

Dustin has been so incredibly wonderful through all this. He helps give me a break. He's more than willing to feed her, change her and cuddle. I feel very blessed that I have such a great family little family of my own now. I just hope we can stay far, far away from the hospital.

I'll update you all soon :)

*hugs*

Kristina

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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 4:37pm
Congrats to you and the little one!

Sorry there have been complications but it sounds like everything is going to be ok!


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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 4:44pm
I'm so happy for you mommy.... I hate Ani has to go through so much. I will pray mommy and baby will be on a better track real soon.

Marie

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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 5:19pm
Congratulations Kristina and Dustin!! I'm so excited for u both...I remember so well that special feeling...holding your new baby...so exciting!! Enjoy this special time!

Kelly:)

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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 7:15pm
Woohoo!!! Congratulations to you and Dustin and that sweet precious baby!!!! oooooo......I love babies soooooooo much!! The fun begins!! Can't wait to see pics of your little angel!

Lots of love and hugs!

Jayecey

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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 7:37pm
I'm so happy for you and Dustin, Kristina! That is wonderful news. I'm glad everything went ok with your delivery and I hope everything continues to be ok. I'll be prayin for ya's :) Update us more and don't forget to send pictures!!!

*Hugs* girlie, we luv ya!

Lindsay

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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 8:40pm
Congratulations to you and Dustin.My son went through the same thing when he was born.He looked like a little orange guy.Did the Dr.tell you to put her in the sunlight.Since my son is 13 now I don't know if this is outdated or not but you might want to ask.I'll say a little prayer she doesn't have to go back into the hospital.Good luck and love every minute becuase they grow so fast.Best to all of you,Hugs,Crystal
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Thu, 03-27-2003 - 9:11pm
WooHOOOOO!! The first Cyberconnections baby has finally arrived!!

Congrats Kristina & Dustin!!!! :-)

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Mon, 03-31-2003 - 1:55pm
Kristina-- sorry for the late post but Congratulations on the baby :o) I realize you've had a rocky road up to this point but everything will work out, I have faith :o) Keep us updated about the little one :o) I love the name Ani Rose by the way, that is just such a sweet name :o)

Congratulations to you and Dustin :o)

Amanda