Skyla Manawa Temaipi 13/10/07 - 13/6/08

Skyla Manawa Temaipi 13/10/07 - 13/6/08
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Sunday, October 28, 2007

Skin to skin cuddles and daddys 1st cuddle

28/10/07 Skyla had a sponge bath today. She loved it. Her hair went all fluffy. She has so much black hair. Got a good look at her eyes today. At the moment they are blue grey. Hope they stay that way. Her milk has been increased to 3mls p/hr and she is absorbing it. Thats daddys girl alright. The told us we could have a cuddle today but this time no pillow. Skin to skin. I was so excited. The nurse said i go first to warm her up then daddy can have a go. It was beautiful. It was the closest i have ever been to her. Its only taken 15days. Sooner than i thought really. She was so peaceful, lying on her tummy on me. Her heart beating against mine. I loved every minute of it. So did she by the look of her. Then came daddys turn. She looked so peaceful with Joe too. It didnt take her long to settle either. I could tell he didnt want to let her go. We took lots of photos of our special moment today. I will upload them next time im home as i have to get back to the hospital soon. I dont like leaving her for too long. Her weight at birth was 1710gms, now she is about 1470gms, so we lost abit of weight. Hopefully once she starts feeding better she will start to stack the weight on. Oh i almost forgot, we did her foot prints today. Couldnt do her hands as they are all taped up at the moment. Hopefully soon though.


Anonymous said...

How awesome to see this moment you,ve both been waiting for. She looks so relaxed and comfy, nothing like a mum and dads aroha. Bet Blake cant wait for his turn to cuddle his baby sister. Skyla is such a cleaver girl. Kris and Fish awesome parents, Blake gloating big brother, have fun you guys, Arohanui Mum and Dad (NZ)

Anonymous said...

Dear Kris, Joe and Blake,

WOW! She's finally here! Congradulations guys, she is absolutely beautiful...a definate fighter!

Blake looks happy to have a little sister to love and play with.

You guys did a fantastic job, baby Skyla looks so strong. We are so happy for you guys! We can't wait to see her...

Lots of love
Angela, James, Chevelle, Yvonne and Simeon xxx

P.S Please give baby a big kiss from all of us!

Anonymous said...

Hi Kristie,

I was looking at the photo's of baby Skyla and I think she is wonderful! I hope she will be out of the hospital soon so I can have a cuddle. I can't believe her nappies are the same size as a mobile phone!

Hi Blake! Now your a BIG Brother like I'm a BIG sister.

Love from chevelle (10yrs)

Anonymous said...

Hi Kristy, congratulations on the birth of a beautiful baby girl, i ve been kept updated by you blog, good idea, glad things are going well,
take care cousin in Queensland Kym

Anonymous said...

WOW! Bet you didn't want to let go hey! That's really good Skyla is doing so great. Piarites day looked like fun, lucky Blake getting a day off school! :)

Love Brooke & Ben