This morning I woke up in a panic thinking I needed to call the NICU because I hadn't checked on the babies all night. I was pretty happy to remember that all my babies were now home!! We brought our fourth little kiddo home yesterday, exactly two months to the day since they were born. With all four in close quarters and new surroundings, it was about 3am before the husband and I got to sleep. (Thankfully my mom is with us right now and has been such a huge help, especially when we get really worn down!) But no matter how wiped out I am, I'm always super excited to get up—whether it's 2am or 8am—and go see my babies' sweet faces. They are new all over again every day!
|Myself with my mom and Trystan.|
It was perfect that one of our favorite NICU nurses, Jane, was there the day our final baby was discharged. She had been there the day they were all admitted and had been one of their primary care nurses during their entire stay. She, along with several other wonderful NICU caregivers, got to know our quads from head to toe and helped them along in their first two months of life like they were their own. We are so grateful for such wonderful nurses—both from my stay downstairs in Labor & Delivery and from the NICU—that have made such a positive impact in our lives. We learned a lot from Jane about how to care for our preemie babies, so when we got home we knew just what to do!
|Jane, one of our wonderful NICU nurses, with me and Trystan.|
|All loaded up and ready to go!|
|Trystan Lee on her way home two months after birth.|
|Me with two of my favorite Labor & Delivery nurses that cared for me while I was in the hospital for two months.|