March for Babies

Thursday, March 30, 2006

You Asked For It

I am quite the pushover. Following are a few choice pictures of Azure, just so you can put an image with the name.

This is Azure's foot in my hand. This was back when she still had the IV lines in her bellybutton. She is now IV free!

This is Azure sleeping peacefully. It is hard to tell. Here is the breakdown: She is laying on her back covered by a blanket. She is in bed wearing the CPAP device on her head. She is sucking on her pacifier which is being held in her mouth by the "frog" sandbag. Then the entire warming table is covered in Saran wrap to keep her warm. Beautiful, isn't she?

Finally, here we are doing kangaroo care. Notice the beautiful quilt she is wrapped in. You will see it again in a future post as soon as I send out a proper thank you note to the amazing and talented person who sent this to her.







Sorry no face shots. It just has to be this way. I thought I might just be paranoid until I found an acquaintance has already posted her name, our names and more than one of her pictures on her own website without asking us. Just not good blog etiquette in my opinion.

20 comments:

geekdarling said...

Amazing. Thank you for sharing!

Well-heeled mom said...

An absolute miracle. She's beautiful. Congratulations.

DD said...

That first shot is utterly amazing and beautiful. Thank you.

Thalia said...

It is amazing that someone that small could exist outside of her mother. I'm so pleased that she's doing so well.

Ollie said...

Oh honey. She is beautiful!

daysgoby said...

She's gorgeous! Thanks for showing her off! I like her quilt and her sweet lacy cap...and she looks very content there with her Mama.

I'm so happy for you!

Cynthia said...

I know it was hard for you to share, but I really appreciate seeing even the little bit of her that you were able to share. Thank you, and please continue to share.

Diana said...

She's so precious. thank you for sneaking us a peek

Miss W said...
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Miss W said...

She is beautiful -- I get weak when I see littles ones who are so strong. And I absolutely love the blanket -- we got a similar one from a very lovely fellow blogger ;) It's our favorite too, and we used it during kangaroo care because nothing is as soft as that beautiful purple fabric :)

Emma said...

Thank you so much for sharing. She looks amazing.

I'm amazed at how small she is.

The Lioness said...

Blue, you don't know me but I've been reading since Azure was born and I simply didn't know what to say. I still don't other than thank God for modern medicine and string-wille little ones. That first picture... She is doing so well, and I am so happy for you in that blog way that makes strangers' liuves touch ours in a way we've all come to appreciate so much. I wish you all the best, the very best.

ThreeBees said...

She's beautiful! :) Thank you for sharing some pics.

Vacant Uterus said...

She's beautiful. Somehow two pounds is hard for me to visualize...I had no idea she was that tiny. What a miracle she is.

All the best to you both.

Heather said...

So tiny and so gorgeous. It's hard to imagine right now, but a year from now you'll need those pictures to remind yourself just how little and helpless she was and how very far she'll have come! I know from experience, and it is amazing to watch.

Jamie said...

She's beautiful. I worked in a NICU for quite a while, and it always amazes me how incredibly perfect such a small baby can be.

Thank you for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the pictures! She really is a miracle.
Rachel (blogless, in NYC)

Lala said...

we're glad to meet her but it's so uncool that someone would post her name and photo knowing that you don't want that.

lagiulia said...

I love the pictures. Thank you so much for sharing. Continued good wishes to you and your little one!

Heels said...

She's just beautiful. May she continue to thrive and grow.