I don't know where this week went! I cannot believe that it is already Saturday and almost April. We had Amelia's one month appointment on Thursday and got some not so great news...she had lost a few ounces instead of gaining a couple pounds! So, today we had to go in and meet with a lactation specialist at the hospital to see what is going on. We have good technique during our feedings so what is the problem? It seems that she is not getting enough of the "hind" milk (similar to whole milk), which is what helps her gain weight. She is likely only getting "fore" milk, which is the millk that collects near the front and therefore the first stuff she gets when feeding. I have some new things to try during our feedings from now on that will hopefully help move the "hind" milk forward and help her gain weight. We go back in on Friday to have her weight re-checked.
My parents decided last night, spur of the moment, to drive to Milwaukee to see us. So, tonight we will have company...maybe I will the house cleaned with an extra set of hands?!
We also bought the rights to Amelia's hospital newborn photos and the CD arrived today, here is a favorite photo:
I will try and post some more pictures in the next couple of days!