Catchup

Ahhhh, peace and quiet at last.  So where was I?

Anna is wonderful.  Here are the edited highlights of her first five weeks:

Ate and slept for about two weeks.  We smugly thought we were in for an easy ride.  So were hit quite hard by the fortnight that followed: crying, eating, crying, sleeping, crying, eating, crying, eating etc. After being advised by everyone she came into contact with that she had reflux/colic/wind/tummy pain etc (she didn’t seem to have any of them), I had her checked out.  Diagnosis: crying baby.

And then it stopped.  Just like that.  So now we can enjoy the little smiles, the half laughs,  the eye contact and the communicative gurgles.  And of course, the peace and quiet.

Claire Gingerpixel took some photos of her recently – I can’t wait to see them, will post one or two when I get them.

Huge congrats to DD on the birth of Hazel Anne – a wonderful end to a very difficult journey.

22 Replies to “Catchup”

  1. Precious Fiona… so happy things are going well. We had colic with number two and it was a nightmare, so glad she’s not having to deal with that, or that you guys aren’t. She’s just gorgeous. Thanks for the update! 🙂

  2. Image of her Mammy! glad she calmed down, don’t ye hate when they cry over nothing? My son was the same, we thought it was colic etc. he was just acting up. Ahhhhhhhh but now you can enjoy. She’s lovely.

  3. Congratulations, she is truly gorgeous! Must introduce her to Oscar, born 2 weeks ago (1 month early). Milo is thrilled with him, and so happy to be a ‘big brother’ at last. I am so glad it turned out so well for you after all you went through. All the best, Sophie

  4. Hi Fi, just had a look at your blog. and i cnt belive how gorgeous she is. she is the double of john. you look so peaceful and chilled out on the pics lol i have got 16 weeks left and im so scared yet excited. have you got any tips for me? how is James doing as a big bro? i bet he is loving it. the pic of the 2 of them together is wonderful. i dont check my email so message me back on facebook.
    loads of love to you all
    kayleigh xx

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