Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Amelie Barbara Kelly

Amelie Barbara Kelly was born on June 5, 2007. She was a healthy 9 pounds, which was such a relief. She had to stay in the hospital for a few days because without the pushing of a vaginal birth (I had a c-section w/ both my babies), fluid remained in her lungs that is usually pushed out by the birth process.

When I woke up, I was so eager to see her. They wheeled me into the NICU, and I thought, "Wow! She's fat!". This was wonderful...and she wasn't really fat...but she just looked SO big, compared to when Evan was born.

I stayed in my hospital room, visiting her to nurse, and was allowed to hold her pretty much as much as I wanted. But still, when the nurse brought her in and told me she could stay with me for the rest of our stay...that she was finally ALL MINE...I gave that nurse the hug of her life! It felt so good to hold my little girl, and lay back and rest with her.

Evan came in to see her. He was very excited to see his baby sister. But I think he was a bit mad at me for leaving him, because when he was brought to my bed, he started to scream! Oh well, he'll recover. And with the two of them being so close in age...I doubt there will be many jealousy issues...I think it won't be long before he won't remember a time when Amelie wasn't here.