Salinas Quads Blog

This blog is documenting the births and progress of the Salinas Quadruplets

Thursday, August 31, 2006

Thursday Night Update (from Mel)

Today was another great day. Dan and I got to visit Matthew in the NICU and hold him for over an hour for the first time. (First Picture). He is so sweet and handsome. He has wavy strawberry blonde hair and all of the NICU nurses have a crush on him. :) The doctors think it may take a few more days for his lungs to mature, and then a few days to catch up to his siblings in terms of eating and regulating his temperature on his own. They are guestimating that he may be ready to go home in 7-10 days.

Sofi, Natalia, and Sam are still staying in our room . The doctor's check up went really well - they are all eating about 30 ml every three hours. As of now, it looks like all three will be ready to go home with us on Saturday when they plan to release me. Sofi's temperature was a little low so she is in a isolette to keep warm when we're not feeding or holding her, but this is very normal and she's awfully cute in her little diaper. (Second Picture).

Samuel and Natalia have been hanging out in the same basinette. (Third Picture). They like being close to each other and are doing great. They are very stylish in their matching hats. :)

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Blogger Auntie Sil said...

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6:17 AM  
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6:18 AM  
Blogger Auntie Sil said... rules!

Oh my gosh. These pictures rock. They are all so incredibly adorable! Little Mattie has so much cute curly hair! Sofi looks so beaitifully peacful, and that picture of Sammy and Naty looks like a postcard!

I'm at DTW (flew here from CHO), waiting to get on my flight to PHX (hee hee). I'll be there in... five hours! I'm so excited to see you guys and meet these precious babies. YIPPY-YIPPY-YIPPY-YIPPY-YIPPY-YIPPY-YIPPY!

6:19 AM  
Blogger martins said...

We think Matthew looks like Grandpa Deuane...both handsome fellas!

7:20 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am with you Sil... We are here getting ready to go see the baby oh excuse me babies... Glad to see Matt is doing better. We are getting lots of good news about the babies, how is DJ Melly Mel doing...

7:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hola from Spain! So happy to hear everyone is doing great. I can´t wait to see the little rascals.

3:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


These are great pictures! I love the one of Samuel looking at Natalia. And Matthew IS very handsome. I´m glad everyone is doing well. Keep taking good care of all those babies and we´ll see you as soon as we can!

3:08 PM  

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