Packing on the Ounces

The twins had another weigh-in on Wednesday.

Carson is now up to 5 pounds, 12 ounces (he was born at 5, 1), and Coleman is really packing on the ounces, now up to 5 pounds, 10 ounces (he started at 4, 10).

Until now, we’ve had to wake up the boys every three hours to get food into their bellies (typical, we’ve heard, with preemies), but today the doctor said that we can now let the boys sleep during the night until they’re ready to eat (in other words, grunting and/or crying).

It’s doubtful they’ll go much longer than three hours at first, but we’re eager to give them the chance to increase it!

Frog outfits from Grandma Peg

Telling secrets already?


Coleman practices his sad face

Carson having a stressful day


Carson with our neighbor Jon Bloom


Boys in the ball uniforms (Cole in the front, Carson in the back)

Carson left, Cole right

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7 Responses to Packing on the Ounces

  1. Liesl says:

    It’s no wonder those boys are growing so well with such a loving family around them! Love the froggy butts!

  2. Debby says:

    The pictures of them in their froggy suits are the *cutest*! So sweet!

  3. Molly says:

    Love their little frog bottoms! They’re looking so great!

  4. Auntie Deb says:

    Was Carson trying to nibble on his brother?

  5. Bette says:

    Great news! Way to go boys! The boys are so cute in their frog outfits! Thanks for the update and new pictures.

  6. talithapiper says:

    they are so so cute! I love the picture of them telling secrets!!

  7. jenna says:

    oh i LOVE them. my favorite pics are the ones with both of them! when can i bring large H eggroll salad to megan? i’m due for some time out of the house some evening soon!!!

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