Thursday, September 20, 2007
September 9, 2007
The babies were born Sunday, September 9th (at 35 weeks 1 day):

Britta-Elisabeth 5 lbs 8 oz
Drake-Gregory 6 lbs 0 oz
Jack-William 5 lbs 3 oz

They all three started out in the regular newborn nursery, but Jack's blood sugar was a little low and he was sent to the NICU Monday morning.-Britta,-Drake, and I came home a week ago Thursday night.-Jack came home on two days ago on Tuesday.

We feel very lucky to have gone through this pregnancy with few problems and that the kiddos are all healthy and doing well.

Having the babies at home hasn't been too hectic yet. We are getting less sleep with three home than with two, but we are taking naps and not freaking out from sleep deprivation just yet. My mom is here helping out and the girls are fabulous with the babies. Grace and Lillie love holding them and changing them and are an incredible help. While-Jack-was still in the hospital, David and I were able to go visit him together every day and it was wonderful that the girls were able to help Grandma watch the other two.

I was worried if I would be able to nurse them because they were premature and because we would be also be feeding them bottles, but after a slightly rough start, all three will take a bottle and all three will nurse. I'm very happy about that.

Here is a photo taken of Britta-and-Drake at three days old:



Here is a photo taken of-Jack-at one day old:



I'll post a photo of all three together after I get a chance to upload more photos.

The babies are beautiful, healthy, and it's absolutely amazing to me that they are here.
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