Welcome to our 2 new additions: Brandon Michael and Connor Arden:

They were born on January 30th, in the 32nd week of pregnancy.

Kate right before surgery:

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                            Connor

Connor was born at 0454.  He weighed 4 lbs 1 oz, 16.5"

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jan 31st 045.jpg (219486 bytes) = looking good so far

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Bottle Feeding for the first time:

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Weigh and Bath time:

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                            Brandon

Brandon was born shortly thereafter, also at 0454 and weighed 3 lbs 10 1/4 oz, 16.5"

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Feb 2nd, Brandon is removed from the oxygen hood and placed on a nasal cannula at room concentration O2:

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Feb 3rd, holding Brandon for the first time:

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footprint time:feb 11th 008.jpg (173428 bytes)

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big boy bath time:feb 18th 061.jpg (155399 bytes) in a outfit a little too big for him now:feb 18th 067.jpg (175551 bytes)

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Some pics together:

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Lil Paratrooper pics:

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Kate "warming up" afterwards:

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Connor and Brandon have a message for everyone who says 32 weeks is too early:

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