Well, Tess had more firsts. We added a new primary, Sara. Sara is sweet, much sweeter than us but doesn’t seem to mind! She’s conscientious and really cares about Tess, and we really enjoy hanging out with her. Hits all the requirements. We’ve gotten in the habit of waiting for a primary to endorse a potential primary – and today Allie gave up a day with Tess because Sara requested her and “is so good!” done. 🙂
During our kangaroo time this afternoon, I played music for her for the first time. we started with mixed orchestral, then Bryn Terfel, and worked our way over to Alexei Murdoch. She seemed pleased, aka she slept through 98% of it.
At the end, we got a positive and a negative. Tess is looking slightly pale, and when we asked Jamie the NNP about it, she said it’s the post-transfusion slump. They’re still waiting for her body to produce, so this doesn’t mean anything serious, but we’re hyper vigilant now. Jamie said she’d keep an eye on it, which comforted us. She may need another transfusion, and she may just bounce back. Wait and see.
On a happier note, she also said we should be leaving a side of Tess’ isolette cover up, so she can start adjusting to a day/night schedule! AND we’re trying out 2.5 liters. That’s right. AND our beautiful kiddo is officially over 3 pounds!!!! Woo hoo!!! 3 lbs, 1 oz to be exact. Watch it, cousins – she’s gaining on ya. Tiny, tiny steps. Love!