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Baby Photo [May. 20th, 2007|09:54 pm]
Nicodemus
By popular demand (of at least two people), here's a baby photo:





Timothy is steadily improving. He's still on a nasal tube that provides him with a steady flow of warm, moist air to help his lungs. But he doesn't need any supplemental oxygen at this point. Slow, steady progress!

The photo is where I got to hold him for about 3/4 of an hour. It takes a bit of work to get him out of the bassinet since he's still got wires and tubes hooked up to him. But it was really great to be able to get that close to him, finally. (And I didn't drop him on his head which was, of course, my fear.)
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[User Picture]From: p0lecat
2007-05-21 05:17 am (UTC)
Allright! Thats very cool! How about some of the hole family?
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[User Picture]From: aaron_raccoon
2007-05-21 05:19 am (UTC)
It's good to hear he's recovering and finally home.
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[User Picture]From: mothermonster
2007-05-23 09:08 pm (UTC)
unfortunately he's not actually home, that picture was taken in the NICU. We're holding our breath hoping he'll get 'sprung' soon. Grandmaa Gretchen
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[User Picture]From: twigmouse
2007-05-21 05:52 am (UTC)
You're a natural! I can just see you picking him up by the scruff of his neck in your teeth when you bring him to your burrow.

On another note, I need to put you in contact with Sage for when you and your family get back up to Seattle. He'll be able to clue you in on where to go to get the good foods/cheeses/etc. Needless to say, Pike Place Market is a big one! *hugs you all*
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[User Picture]From: marko_the_rat
2007-05-21 08:44 pm (UTC)
What a great mental image! I can just imagine the gleam of pride in your eyes! Great looking baby, Nic.
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[User Picture]From: jovino
2007-05-21 06:04 am (UTC)
wowzers! I'm really happy he's doing so well. And... oh my! He's smaller than your head!
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[User Picture]From: spazfox
2007-05-21 06:13 am (UTC)
A million aww!
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[User Picture]From: rubbertexcooper
2007-05-21 06:49 am (UTC)
*Chuckles* Congrats there big daddy. You look proud. And I can tell hes already plotting his first fursuit design to take over the world with. ;3
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[User Picture]From: furahi
2007-05-21 06:52 am (UTC)
Dawww! :)
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[User Picture]From: toraneko
2007-05-21 07:00 am (UTC)

That is precious!

Keep the pictures coming, it makes my day!
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[User Picture]From: audiwulf
2007-05-21 07:00 am (UTC)
If it helps, my boss's son was a month preemie, and beat Timothy by only a few days. He was only three and change pounds at birth, and was on the respirator as well until his lungs could work on their own. They just brought him home yesterday, so I'd bet that master Timothy will be coming home soon as well. I'm so happy for you and Kit!
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[User Picture]From: yagfox
2007-05-21 07:24 am (UTC)
Congrats again, and double congrats on not dropping him on his head! (that's the first hurdle of fatherhood over, it'll be plain sailing from here!) :)
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[User Picture]From: maxxhusky
2007-05-21 09:00 am (UTC)
You're going to get me teary-eyed all over again.
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[User Picture]From: darkfang
2007-05-21 10:49 am (UTC)
Wow, that is absolutly amazing. I am so extremly happy for you and Kit! I can tell already this is going to be an awesome kid, becasue he has a couple of awesome parents ;)
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[User Picture]From: yippee
2007-05-21 02:13 pm (UTC)
that's so very sweet. Glad to hear Timothy is getting stronger. Congrats to both of you :)
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[User Picture]From: lacy
2007-05-21 03:54 pm (UTC)
Aww! I'm glad to hear things are going well, congratulations to you both! :)
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[User Picture]From: wildfox34
2007-05-21 08:52 pm (UTC)
Again, congrats you two and glad to hear that he's getting better!
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[User Picture]From: loranskunky
2007-05-22 12:36 am (UTC)
What a great pic ! :)
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[User Picture]From: singingnettle
2007-05-22 01:06 am (UTC)
Oh, I'm so glad he's continuing to improve.
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[User Picture]From: patch_bunny
2007-05-22 11:55 pm (UTC)
Yay! Baby!
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[User Picture]From: cateriona
2007-05-23 06:47 pm (UTC)
How long until he can get a bit of UV? He's looking a bit orange. Maybe he's a ginger tom?
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[User Picture]From: mothermonster
2007-05-23 09:13 pm (UTC)

yellow baby

you noticed huh?? Actually all people on scene report that he's out from under the bili lights and the skin color in the picture was a function of the camera,or something.
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[User Picture]From: musecalliopeia
2007-05-23 07:12 pm (UTC)
Beautiful, simply beautiful. :)

And, don't worry too much if you drop him - babies bounce. ;) No, seriously, though, the truth of the matter is that babies are a lot tougher than you might think - and Timothy's no exception - look at all the progress he's made so far, and all the stuff he's been through, just in his first few days!
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[User Picture]From: brandywine93
2007-05-24 05:40 pm (UTC)
woohoo!!! that's awesome that he's doing better!!! slow and steady wins the race!! :-)

and yea.. we've seen proud mom and now proud dad... where's the proud trio?? :-D
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