Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Welcome Emmery Michael Thomson!
We are so excited to welcome our beautiful son! Emmery Michael Thomson was born June 13, 2009 at 3:05 a.m. weighing 7 lbs 10 oz and measuring 20". He is the most amazing little guy!!! We are still in the hospital because when he was born he had an infection and had to go down to the NICU the next day because he was having a hard time slowing his respiratory rate down and it was making it hard for him to eat. His blood sugars started to drop and they were worried about him getting dehydrated, so they brought him down for a bunch of tests. They did all sorts of tests and his lungs, heart, etc looked PERFECT, so they ran blood tests and such and concluded it was just an infection that he probaby caught from me during delivery. I came in with a fever while I was in labor and they ran antibiotics on me but he still caught it. So they are running him on a 5 day regim of antibiotics and we should be good to go Friday!! I cannot wait to go home and sleep in my own bed! I've been staying up here at the hospital day and night to establish breastfeeding. In the mean time, he is doing REALLY well! He is eating like a champ and finally starting to gain weight back (he dropped to 6 lbs 13 oz) but is now back up to 7 lbs 2 oz! Go my little man! :) He is one very happy, content, alert and tough little guy! He already holds his head up really well and on my gosh does he have some strong arms! We are so happy to have him and life is wonderful! We want to say thank you to all of our friends and family for all of the love and support!!! We appreciate it more than we can tell you!