Reid – live and unplugged

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:

6 thoughts on “Reid – live and unplugged

  1. Anonymous February 22, 2010 / 1:21 am

    Catch 'em, Liam!

    I love the comparison pictures especially. Reid looks even blonder in that pix. Equally cute.

    Keep posting…

    Love, Carol


  2. katharine February 22, 2010 / 3:04 am

    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!
    cousin kak


  3. Anonymous February 22, 2010 / 1:43 pm

    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


  4. Anonymous February 22, 2010 / 3:36 pm

    John from Shelton sends his greetings! I ve nerver come across this monkerthing before, but it sure makes great photos!


  5. Kari Mueller February 24, 2010 / 3:54 am

    LOVE this video–he is even waddeling like the ducks…so cute!


  6. katharine March 4, 2010 / 7:15 pm

    Cousin Tim, I LOVE the picture of thee holding Reid, just simply adoring him. What a magical picture.


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