Friday, July 27, 2007

Hey guys!

I promised to put a few pics of Lucy up today, so, here they are.

Her official name is Lucy Elizabeth Howell (sorry Brynn, we swiped your middle name!). She was born June 15, 2007, at 6:27 PM. She weighs 3 pounds 9 ounces (yeah, she’s tiny!), and measured about 16 and 1/2 inches long (pretty tall for a 34 weeker).

She has dark brown, almost black hair and her hands and feet are really long. She’s a dang good lookin’ kid, if ya’all don’t mind me sayin so!

This her at about 25 minutes old. I believe they had her hooked up to every device in the place. They quickly realized that she could breathe on her own, though, and they've since removed most of it. The doctors and nurses in the NICU say she's doing better than they could have hoped.

That's not a splint, just something to keep her from ripping her IV out. She's really active and likes to tug on everything.

That's Shauna's hand. It lends a little scale, I think. She's got such a cute profile...clearly didn't get that from me!


Anyway, I'll post more soon.


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