Elijah's 3rd Birthday!

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Rachel's 4th Birthday

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Jeremiah's 6th Birthday!!

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Our 8th Anniversary!!!

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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Jeremiah has an Umbilical Hernia!

So best to our knowledge Jeremiah has what is called an umbilical hernia. What it means is that his umbilical cord has not closed off all the way from the inside and so a piece of intestine is poking through the opening causing the belly button to protrude. It is not painful in any way and does not cause any real problems for him. It is in fact a very common thing in infants. They do not do anything for it medically, like surgery, unless it is causing problems with him going to the bathroom. It can take up to two years to heal on its own. If at that point it has not closed by itself then they will explore other options.

We are praying God's healing hand would be on Jeremiah and would heal him quickly.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Jeremiah is 1 month old today!

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So Jeremiah is one month old today! This last month has both been so long and so short! He's progressed so far! He's grown almost 3 inches, put on over 3 pounds, and he's so much more aware of us and his surroundings than when he was a newborn. He can smile, lift up his head, grab things, coo and all kinds of stuff besides eat, sleep, and poo.

Today we tried out the camera a little and caught some of the action. Hope you enjoy the video! We sure did :)