Kelli came home last Wednesday in the evening just before bed….she actually came to my house. I had Georgia here. Kelli was doing good but we thought it might be good if someone was with her the first day or two home. Georgie can be a handful and isn’t accustomed to not jumping on Kelli, not being carried, and not doing anything slowly.
Kelli’s husband Jason is a farmer and it’s Spring. He has lots of work that he’s scrambling to get done so he can be home more once the babies can come home.
Kelli ended up staying here. Then on Friday Jason came, picked her up and they went to visit the babies in the hospital. Kelli is having a rough time working through that it’s okay for her to spend a day at home between going to see the boys. It’s a hard balance knowing she wants to be home with Georgie and knowing she wants to be at the hospital with the boys. I think it’s common for moms whose babies are premies and hospitalized.
We live two hours away…there are so many expenses to going suck as, gas, food, and parking.
While Kelli was gone on Friday, I had Gannon and Georgie along with my childcare baby. I had gone to the bathroom and came out to this scene. Georgia had everyone wearing hats!!
Georgia is in love with one of the school-aged girls that come. When she is here… Georgia can’t do anything. Here Georgia is getting her to feed her. That girl!! We have our hands full with her.
I met Kelli and Jason with Georgia on Friday evening. It was my first night with the house to myself since the previous Saturday. I love to help out but trust me, the quiet was totally welcomed.
Kelli was back up to the hospital on Sunday and was happy to see that the boys have been moved into a “twin room”. Before each had their own room and it was a struggle to pop between the two rooms. The boys are good enough now that they share one nurse.
This is the first official picture with Kelli holding them both. I’m pretty sure it is Emmett on the left and Eli on the right. In general, Emmett is dark complected, more red and has more hair. Eli is lighter complected and has thinner hair.
The boys are both doing well. They did lose some weight and a suppliment is being added to their milk.
We’ve had no unexpected set backs. The doctor said that we should expect them to be in the hospital until their 37 week age which would be April 30th. As hard as the back and forth is, it’s a short time and we can handle it. I’m actually more worried about once they are actually home. It’s all just a day at a time.
That’s the report on Kelli, Eli and Emmett.