But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD's love is with those who fear him and his righteousness with their children's children . . . Psalm 103:17

Monday, March 25, 2013

Good update!

Hey everyone,

I was so happy to find out at Seth's weight check for his GI doc today that he has gained exactly 2 pounds in the past 28 days, which means he's averaged more than an ounce per day, which is excellent! Thank you God! Thanks to all you who have been praying and advising us! He has vomited a few times still today, but he's definitely happier and less sick and gassy on the goats milk. He is in the 50th percentile for height and the 75th percentile for weight among baby boys weighing less than 3.5 pounds at birth. They use a different growth chart since preemies don't tend to grow as fast as full-term babies. Will obviously breaks that mold, and all of our boys are in the normal range. We were told that Marcie is actually FAT and we need to feed her less! I couldn't believe it, but she's 89th percentile weight-for-height. They also told us to stop feeding baby food. Formula/milk only until 6 months adjusted age. That's different from what we were told when Isaac was a baby. His pediatrician really pushed me to start at four months, and I was SO bummed by how time-consuming it was! Multiply the time consumption by five and you'll believe me when I say that I am glad we've been given a reprieve with these babies for at least another 6 weeks. :)

There's been lots of cuteness round these here parts, but not a lot of good sleeping. They are jack-in-the-boxes when bedtime comes at night, and we don't have enough rooms to let them fuss it out without waking the other babies! Arg! It's very tiring, but we are blessed and love them despite their annoyingly wakeful antics. ;)

This is another FB photo of Gracie (on left) and Marcie in their matching "diva" outfits from Lynnette (who is crazy and has taken David for an overnight tonight; she wondered what she's going to do in lieu of painting his toenails?)

And yet another cute outfit from Lynnette (she's crazy in a good way) on Seth today - after he vomited on the first one while still at home there were two more identical ones waiting for him! We were waiting for his ROP exam which came back as an "excellent! No sign of ROP or any other eye issues, praise God!

Gavin, Carrie, Isaac, Will, David, Marcie, Seth, & Grace Jones

Gavin, Carrie, Isaac, Will, David, Marcie, Seth, & Grace Jones

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