Today we did a little experiment. We weighed Sam before putting him on the breast, and then weighed him again after he spent 30 minutes sucking. Well… it is now official… I have a breastfeeding baby! We were able to see a slight gain in weight in those 30 minutes- meaning Sam is not only latching and sucking, but swallowing! Woo hoo!
Quick shot of Sam in his latest outfit
Now, being a Monday, our newly instituted mommy/daughter bonding night was in full effect. I picked up Irene and let her pick our dinner spot… shock of all shocks we went to Viva Voce. While there Irene wrote a little love note to her family:
While Mommy and Irene had fun, Daddy got to go to the hospital to visit Sam… which is our moment of zen: