Day 5 already! Lil is going well, she is just doing the usual newborn stuff - feeding and sleeping and killing my boobs! I love that I can breastfeed, but hate the first few weeks...it was 10 weeks with Oscar until feeding wasn't sore anymore, so for the moment I am dreading every feed but we will get through it! We have been spoiled by lovely friends dropping meals around, it is the best thing - the last thing I want to do at the end of the day is cook dinner.
Oscar has been really good with Lil. He loves to look at her and giver her little cuddles. Says "baby" and "sister" all the time. These photos are from when he came to see us at the hospital for the first time. He was really funny, when he and Jaron first walked into the hospital and he saw me sitting on the bed with the baby he hid behind a chair and looked at the ground and shook his head at everything we said to him...didn't take long for him to warm up when he saw his Thomas the Tank Engine toy waiting for him though!
I stayed in the maternity ward of the Launceston hospital for one night and then was transfered to Deloraine hospital, which was really nice. Its a brand new hospital - all the rooms are big and you don't have to share them with anyone and it is really quiet - no other crying babies keeping you awake through the night! It was good for Jaron and Oscar too as they didn't have to drive as far to visit us and could just pop up whenever it suited them. I stayed there and had a great rest for the next 3 nights before coming home. Pop is also at the Deloraine Hospital at the moment so we could walk down to his room for a little visit.
It is nice to be home in my own bed and surroundings though - and I got 5 hours of straight sleep last night - keep it up little girl!!!