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Thursday, April 3, 2008

Praise God!

Joshua went in for weight check up this evening. We are happy to announce that he now weighs 7 Ibs. 14 oz.!! He gained a pound and 5 oz. in a week!


Anonymous said...

Yay! I'd love to know how that was accomplished (other than a lot of prayer, of course!)

Holly Whittemore

SpringMeadowsMama said...

Whohoo! Praising the Lord with you!

Daniel and Christa Blanchard said...

Mrs. Whittemore,

It was( and still is) pumping around the clock and feeding him every thirty minutes to an hour. I am also adding a fourth of a teaspoon to a ounce of breast milk. I am look forward to putting the formula away when the doctor says it is ok to bring him back to the breast full time.

Spring Meadows Mama,

Thank you so much! I feel as though God has taken a load off my shoulders.

lcrmum said...

Praise the Lord! I know you will feel better. Keeping him in our prayers. :)

Simply Tiffany said...

YEAH!!!! We can't wait to see y'all!!!!

Anonymous said...

Daniel and Christa,
So happy to hear this wonderful news. What a little sweetie. Isn't it wonderful to be starting your Quiver?!! May God Bless you. Joshua is a sweetie pie!
Mrs. L. Dumais

Victoria said...

Hi Christa,

I used a nursing supplementer with my newborn due to complications until my milk came in. You can buy them from Medela. www.medela.com. They are able to drink the formula at your breast from a little thin tube. That way, they are getting the formula as well as stimulating your breast b/c they are suckling. It was a blessing to use. Just an idea...

God bless your family


Victoria said...

Hi again,

Here is the link..



I found this worked so well, almost better than the pump! Nothing like the babies sucking to help milk come in. If you use it and also pump, you'll have more milk than you know what to do with...lol.

Best wishes

Mercy said...

Wow, this is wonderful news! I'm so glad to hear it. :)

Abigail said...

I can't wait to hold him!
See you in May!