Monday, February 1, 2010

Leila Marie Nielsen

So, our little baby Leila is finally here. Leila Marie Nielsen. She was born Jan 24, 2010 at 4:03 pm. She weighed 4 lbs, 4 oz and was 18" long. She has a lot of hair and is very darling.

Here are some pictures of her.

I hope they don't scare anyone, she has had a pretty rough go of it early on, she had 4 blood transfusions while in utero, then 2 the day she was born and another one today. Her breathing has been a little shallow, but it she is almost on regular room oxygen. She is an Rh disease baby where the momma's blood attacks the baby's blood. In a few weeks when she is stronger at making her own blood she should be better able to last without more transfusions, for now, while her body is learning to work, there may be a need for some more in time.

Thanks everyone for your prayers, we have felt them and really think they are making a big difference.

Mom and Dad

1 comment:

Charity said...

She has such a sweet little face! Hopefully she'll get healthy quickly and be able to be at home with your family soon! We love you guys and our new little niece!