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Back in the hospital

We were not happy when we took Burke in to see Dr. Martin and she told us we had to go back to the hospital. I will be honest. I totally had a melt down in the doctors office. I didn't want to take my baby back to the hospital. We had been home for 2 days and were getting settled in with our new bundle of joy. I have been very emotional with Mamie's birthday right around the corner plus just the hormones alone. We headed home and got packed up. When we walked into our room at the hospital I was totally relieved to see his little tanning bed was right next to my bed. They had told us that he would be in the nursery and they would bring him to me to nurse. Before long he was snoozing under the lights and Taylor and I were trying to get some rest. He loved the warmth of this little tanning bed. We got some pretty good laughs out of it all. The night was long. They had me nursing then pumping so I did not get much sleep. We were thrilled the next afternoon when they came and told us that his billirubin was down from a 17 to an 8 and we could go home. YEA!
- Sarah

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