A birth story

last hike as a couple The day before Maya was born, Mac and I went on a lovely walk around the Patuxent Wildlife Reserve in Laurel, MD. We had spent much of the weekend finishing getting ready for baby.  I had cleaned the house from top to bottom for what I figured...

Very Small Baby

Nothing fits  on Flickr  A little photo therapy to prevent newborn jaundice (heating pad under the blankets)  on Flickr  The two instructions we were given about a baby as small as Miss Maya Rose were: keep her warm; small babies may not regulate temperature as well...

2 Week Checkup #2 – 5 lbs 9 oz

  5.5 lbs on Flickr  This checkup was for Jen but, of course, Maya went too. Everyone at BirthCare cooed over their “peanut baby.” Erin was more than pleased to find that Maya weighed a pound more than when she last saw her at our 1-day-postpartum...