Monthly Archives: January 2009


IMG_3609Originally uploaded by leighah1 Sam has learned how to cuddle and to scream in the past couple of days. He’s grasping more with his hands, and now when I burp him he’ll reach out and kind of grip my shoulder. … Continue reading

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IMG_3477Originally uploaded by leighah1 Sam had his first checkup yesterday, confirming our suspicion that he’s growing, a lot. He weighed in at 8 pounds, 12.5 ounces, which is a good 10% gain over his birth weight. That’s a lot of … Continue reading

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milk from my tummy

peacefulOriginally uploaded by pilatfamily Thankfully, after Nathan saw Sam he dropped his insistence that after Sam was born it would be his turn to be in my tummy. However, he’s now absolutely certain that he could nurse Sam if only … Continue reading

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IMG_3879Originally uploaded by leighah1 Nathan, Grandma, Gramps, and I had a great trip to the park this morning, while Ryan, Jon, and Sam did a little shopping. Because it was a holiday and a gorgeous day there were lots of … Continue reading

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one week

thinkingOriginally uploaded by pilatfamily Sam turned 1 week old yesterday, and he marked the occasion by nursing, getting the hiccups, and falling asleep. He gets the hiccups a lot, and it’s very funny to watch his whole body shake with … Continue reading

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second Christmas

trip to the parkOriginally uploaded by pilatfamily We surprised Nathan with a second Christmas this morning, so Grandma and Gramps could give him their presents. I went and turned on the tree before he got up, and when he came … Continue reading

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ready to goOriginally uploaded by pilatfamily I’m back! We’ve been busy. It doesn’t seem possible that it’s been less than 5 days since Sam arrived. Of course, days seem a lot longer when you’re on a 24-hour nursing schedule, but … Continue reading

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welcome, Sam

bathOriginally uploaded by pilatfamily We finally have our baby! This is Samuel William Pilat, born Jan 11th, 2009 at 10:57pm. He’s about an hour old in this picture, drying off from his first bath. We finally had to induce him, … Continue reading

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"I'm crying because Mommy went to the hospital."

IMG_3414Originally uploaded by leighah1 Ryan and Jon left for the hospital this morning, so Nathan and I are on our own, at least until Beeba and Zayde come by this afternoon. We went to Sara and Isaac’s house this morning … Continue reading

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still waiting

cheekOriginally uploaded by pilatfamily Just look at the chubby, smooshy cheek. Nom, nom, delicious baby cheek! Now we just need to get him to come out. We’re all getting a bit impatient, as you might imagine. The ultrasound was taken … Continue reading

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