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Breathing is Good for Babies

Tonight I held a baby who stopped breathing.

While I was holding him.

But you know what? That's how he rolls.

At 3 months old, he has graduated from being ventilated 100% of the time to breathing on his own while he's awake. Mostly.

Even though I knew that his little breath-holding escapade wasn't uncommon, that his parents are well-equipped to deal with this, that the beeping of the monitor warned us with plenty of time to spare, AND that there was a nurse in the room, it was still frightening for that split second.

His parents are more good people that I will miss from Vancouver. If you're curious to hear more, they're blogging about their little bundle of fun and how every breath is a gift.

We also ate delicious Indian food and wasted time on websites like the one that gives us this beauty:

image courtesy of awkwardfamilyphotos.com

That's right. An entire website devoted to awkward family photos. My life is complete.

Comments

sarahtp said…
OMG. This site is priceless. I especially like the AFP Grandparents.
sarahtp said…
… and the creepy Easter bunny in this one: http://awkwardfamilyphotos.com/2010/04/02/the-visitor/
afro-chick said…
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH.
you need to come see my family pictures. (:

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