Our little friend is now decidedly less cyborg than before, having had the IV, heart monitor, blood oxygen monitor, breathing monitor, heat sensor, and oxygen tubes all removed. He’s more like what you might call a “baby.”
In the bassinet at the hospital.
He IS small!
And he has furry arms, ears, and back:
Thankfully he has proven to be an expert feeder and sleeper – thus far. We are informed that after the hormones from the womb environment wear off (2 weeks) then we’ll really know how well he sleeps, and it’s not likely going to be very well, since babies don’t make much serotonin.
Here he is demonstrating a proper Monker position.
Compare with Liam, in 2007:
We’ve got a video of the Reid Monker, too.
And of the sorts of things that Liam has been up to recently:
Catch 'em, Liam!
I love the comparison pictures especially. Reid looks even blonder in that pix. Equally cute.
Isn't it amazing how the two boys differ? And how HUGE Liam seems now? 🙂 What a fun journey you have embarked upon!! Two boys–twice the fun!
love you guys!
yayayayay!! out of the tubes is GREAT. Thanks for all of these and keep it up. You guys look happy and well rested-ish. i love all of the little family! =sw
John from Shelton sends his greetings! I ve nerver come across this monkerthing before, but it sure makes great photos!
LOVE this video–he is even waddeling like the ducks…so cute!
Cousin Tim, I LOVE the picture of thee holding Reid, just simply adoring him. What a magical picture.