Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Caroline Marea McCarthy is here!

I am a little late in posting this, but oh well! Caroline came into this world on October 20th at 6:57 pm. She weighted 7lb 4 oz and was 19 3/4 inches long. My water broke at 3:30 in the morning and we were off to the hospital a hour or so later. All the details in the middle are a bit fuzzy, but I know I could not have done any of it without Chris. He was wonderful through the entire thing and it was all worth it when we saw our little peanut.

We came home from the hospital on Wednesday October 22. It was hard to leave the little bubble that we had in the hospital but Nana and Grandpa were coming on Friday so it was necessary to get home and get ready for them to come! Since my folks have been here they have been a huge help---cleaning, cooking, fixing things for us....who knew there were so many things to clean or so much laundry to do. We have also had lots of visits from Hubba (Chris's mom) too.

Caroline is doing great. She was a bit jaundice when we left the hospital so we needed a biliblanket. We have been back and forth to the hospital and doctors office trying to get all of that situated, but it seems as though her levels are falling so that is good. She is still under the phototherapy lights, but we are hoping that soon she will get to be free!! Other than that she is doing great--gaining weight, kicking all around, and just making everyone around her smile.

Here are some pictures...more blogging and pictures to come later!!










5 comments:

Doroshenk said...

Most Excellent Updatate!!!!!!

How is Bo Duke doing with Caroline in the House?

Chris and Amy said...

He is doing okay....definitely jealous, but since my parents have been here he has been attached at the hip with my father. They leave Saturday so who knows how things will go then.

Bee-Log said...

i like cheese

Jessica said...

She is gorgeous - nice work - can't wait to meet her...

I also like cheese

Emily said...

Great set of photos! Looking forward to seeing Caroline later this winter!!!