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Our First Week

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Warning: this might turn into a baby blog :)

Roslynne is already a week old today! The first week was something else, I'd describe it as: amazing, scary, tearful, hella hard, crazy. I want to write a post about the actual birth, but I'll do that another day before I forget the details.

This first week was a little rocky, we ended up being re-admitted to the hospital Sunday into mid-day Monday because Roz had too high of biliruben levels (jaundice) so she had to sit in her baby tanning bed while we hoped and prayed it went away. I took a picture of her under the lights, but the sight of it makes me teary so I don't think I'll even post it. They said 80% of all babies have jaundice, that said, it doesn't mean it still wasn't really scary. Plus, she was losing weight, so they worked with us on the best way to feed her. Sunday night was one of the longest nights of our lives I think. They showed us how to use a finger feeder, I won't go into too much detail on…