Ok, so some baby is a bit of a grump today. She has had a hard day, what with meeting her new cousin and everything.
So far she spent nearly all morning attached to me, or looking for me to be reattached. I finally get her to sleep and try to put her down (because I need to empty my bladder!!!) and she wakes up searching for me. Wow, I love this nursing thing, I mean I feel SO needed. Its nice. I am not complaining about it, because I get to be the one she falls asleep on.
Gwendolyn is so much more alert today than she was even yesterday. Its so weird to notice how quickly she is changing. She holds up her head, to look around. She tries to move. Her head control is amazing. It was so strange to hold Madison, because she is so new. She was only 12 hours old.
I am also VERY VERY VERY glad I had her at home! I was watching how pushy the nurse was with Bri and not nursing Madison, because Madison was sleeping. Gwendolyn nursed as soon as she was born, but fell into a deep sleep for such along time, the hospital would have been having a total fit. She didn't feed again until she was 12 hours old. Would they have shoved a bottle down her throat? Is that what they'll do to Madison, even though they know Bri is planning on nursing her? Ugh- I hate hospitals. So not the place for a new mother. They freak you out, making you think your baby will DIE if they don't eat on a schedule from the first moment.