Friday, February 28, 2014

One Month

On Wednesday, Maggie turned 1 month old.  We took her to the doctor for her checkup and she weighed 6 lbs, 14 oz.  She's still tiny, but she is doing a lot better than she had been 4 days before.  Jim took her in for a weight check Saturday and she was only 6 lbs, 9 oz. (just 1 ounce more than at birth, and 6 oz. more than at her last checkup 18 days prior).  The doctor was concerned that she was only gaining 1/3 oz. per day.  We began giving her a little (1 Tbsp.) extra milk after 4-5 feedings each day and she was able to gain 5 ounces in 4 days!  She's packing on the!
"Fine, Mom.  Take a picture.  But make it quick."
"I told you just ONE picture!"      (she's actually sneezing here, but it looks like she is upset)
"You can take more pictures, but I am going to stick out my tongue!"
"Just sticking out my tongue isn't enough?  Fine.  I'll stick out my tongue and make a goofy face.  Maybe you'll put the camera away now!"

Friday, February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day from the Kellys!

Here are some pictures I took of Maggie last week:

There has been a request to see some pictures with her eyes open (Aunt Sue):   :)

On Sunday I asked the boys to put on white shirts and jeans so I could take a few pictures of them with their sister.  Surprisingly, I had no complaints.  They really love Maggie and want to hold and kiss her lots.

Maggie is wearing this cute outfit from Uncle Michael and Auntie Kathleen today, on her first Valentine's Day. 

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Welcome Baby Maggie!


 Margaret Anne Kelly

Maggie was born at 4:06 a.m. on Sunday, January 26.  She was 6 lbs, 8 oz. and 19 inches long.  We were shocked and thrilled to welcome a daughter into our family!

Jim brought the boys up to the hospital to meet her later that night.  They are in love with their baby sister!

On Tuesday afternoon, I buckled Maggie in her car seat and we went home!
Unfortunately, the stay at home was short.  Maggie's bilirubin levels increased and she was re-admitted to the hospital the next day.  After a couple days under the high-intensity lights, she was discharged on Friday afternoon.  It is so good to be home!

She's a little snuggle bug!
Maggie's brothers love to hold her.
And kiss her.

And look at her tiny hands.

We are getting used to the color PINK in this house!

Jim and I gave Maggie her first bath the other night.  I wouldn't say she loved it.

Jack put Maggie's headband on a stuffed animal and hung it from the mobile in the pack n play.  I laughed when I saw it.
Sweet baby Maggie: