Friday, January 6, 2012

8 Weeks

We had our first week alone.  Meaning, I was alone with both girls for the first time this week.   All went well! 
 I am still working on my milk supply and I have a plan to feed both non stop for the next 4 days to see if my supply will increase.   Thus far I have been feeding them every 3 hours and then topping them up with 20 mls of donor milk or formula.  
Here are a few pictures from this week.

Nevaeh/ Milena

Milena weighed in at 8 lbs 6 oz 

Nevaeh weighed in at 7 lbs 6 oz

10 comments:

  1. Good luck increasing your milk supply. You are doing great - the girls are adorable and looking so big! I can't believe our babies are already two months old.

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  2. Milena looks so surprised at what mummy said!!! lovely lovely picture! you are taking such fantastic care of the kids. awwwwww, cant wait to dote on mine too

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  3. Wonderful to hear that you are able to breastfeed them so well! I'm impressed! Erik is at the moment on 100% breastmilk aswell but future will show whether it will increase fast enough when he grows. I hope so and I wish you all the best with increasing milk supply.
    Many hugs from Mumbai

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  4. They grow so fast,enjoy every moment,

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  5. Gosh the girls are growing fast... both looking lovely !!

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  6. The girls are gorgeous!! I love seeing their chubby cheeks fill in! Grear job on the breast feeding, a true testament!

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  7. Nice post, congrat and Best wishes to you!
    Vic

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  8. I stumbled across your blog, my partner and I are looking into surrogacy, we are in Vancouver too. I can't find how to contact you by email, or if that's an option, but would be interested in your experiences and advice if possible. Thanks!
    Scott

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    1. Hi Scott, I was just going through some of my blog and came across your request. I am so sorry I did not see it before today. If you are still interested in chatting about Surrogacy with us I am more than happy to do that. My email is alhenderson@vcc.ca and if you are already on your journey to surrogacy I wish you all the best and it would still be great to have a connection in Vancouver with another IP family.

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