day 1 12-May-2008 site home

day 2 13-May-2008

day 3 14-May-2008

day 4 15-May-2008

day 5 16-May-2008

Good news! The children's doctor gave the okay and sent mother and baby home. At first it feels a little bit frightening, suddenly being without the help of the nurses and midwives. But according to Yuko, the days and nights in hospital aren't really relaxing, neither (snoring neighbors, an entire family visiting someone). And sooner or later we have to learn to stand on our own feet, anyhow.

day 6 17-May-2008

For the first night, little Hannah did pretty well. She woke us up at 2:00, and started screaming. After an awful long time, we could finally calm her down with a fresh bottle of milk. Well fed and happy, she slept from 3:00 almost until 8:00 in the morning.

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