Ellianna, page 3
Waking up before the baby:
Ellie's first time in her crib, lying under a blanket made by her Aunt Dee. The blanket on the headboard was made by her Aunt Susan. And that's a "Whoozit" hanging on the crib side, Ellie's favorite toy in her early weeks.
Our Doula, Lisa Blanchard, visited when Ellie was just a couple weeks old:
Boy, does Ellianna's face turn red when she's upset!
All bundled up in her car seat and its cover, Ellie's wearing a hat made by her Aunt Susan:
It's changing time!
Ellie isn't all that fond of pacifiers. Unlike Mommy or Daddy's finger, the binky has a bad habit of falling out if she stops sucking for a minute.
Ellie looks at her caterpillar toy and lies on a blanket made by her cousin Becca:
Ellie slept for six consecutive hours, 10:30 p.m. to 4:45 a.m., on the night of 1/19/05. We were so excited it was the sign of things to come, but she went back to two- to three-hour increments of sleep after that. We're still hopeful ... Here she's having her feed at 5 a.m.
Taking a nap on Mommy: