Friday, November 13, 2009

It's been a great Friday the 13th!!!

Cooper will be 33 weeks tomorrow and we can officially begin to breastfeed!!! I'm stoked!!! We did two practice sessions today and I'm really hoping that he is able to eat as well as he's been able to just play on my nipple :) He is definitely correlating his mouth with food now and will begin to suck on his hand and get fussy when its time for a meal. His cries are just precious (ask me how I feel about them in 6 months or so...just joking) and his face gets all scrunched up when he's hungry...

He's doing really great in the transitional unit and we have so much more freedom and privacy. Of course, they had to be strict in the NICU but in the transitional unit, we are able to hold him whenever we want and for however long we want provided that he is stable. Also, with him being in the open air crib now its so much easier to change his diaper, clothes, and swaddle him. Plus, I can kiss his cute little forehead like a million times a day now :)


Bree made Cooper this little hat :)



Cooper snoozing the day away...


Cooper in his big boy bed :)




10 comments:

  1. Now if that little face in that cute hat aint gorgeous, what is? Jen so happy things are progressing - before you know it your little man will be home. Hugs! :)

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  2. He is just adorable. I can't wait to see your post about him being home.

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  3. I am totally in love.
    Those photos are amazing!

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  4. I'm so happy to see Cooper in his hat. I was worried it would be too small. I'm glad he has some room to grow into it. I love seeing him in his crib and great to hear he's learning to breastfeed. All such wonderful news, Jen!

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  5. OH bree is just a heart! I am happy to see how well he is doing Jen. Thank you for thinking of me yesterday. you and your little family of 4 are never too far from my thoughts and I love seeing updates on your blog and facebook!

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  6. He is such a handsome little man! Wishing you all the luck with the BF!!

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  7. ...and I totally forgot it was Friday the 13th!

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  8. Such a miracle from God! He is so handsome!

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