Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Rutvi - Day One


Rutvi was born at 3:16 p.m. 

Tanvi's school would leave at 3:30 p.m. When she left for school in the morning, she had no idea she would return to see her baby sister. We got her picked up in a cab and brought straight to the hospital. She was in her school uniform. 
She was beaming when she saw the baby. Her hands were steady as she held her - quite surprising for an 11 year old. 

I have heard of adults being fearful of taking a new born in their arms. They are either plain scared to touch a new born or afraid they might hurt or concerned that they might pass germs or an infection. 

Tanvi was confident from day one.
Rutvi's Day 2 - thinking pose. The way her index finger is on her cheek! What was she thinking? 
                                                        
All of us were pleasantly surprised to see her head full of hair - long, straight, black, silky. Tanvi didn't have this much hair when she was born. Rutvi came after a full 40 weeks, Tan 37 weeks. That could be a reason. I have read that acid re-flux during pregnancy causes hair growth. I did have acid re-flex but just the usual amount. Quite a normal occurrence during pregnancy. Nothing worrisome. So wonder how she has such a good hair growth. 
Her picture with her father
    
On day one, no one remembered to click a pic of the baby with her mother! Not even on day two, day three......and so on. A friend had rightly commented on Facebook that the person is charge of keeping the memories is seldom photographed. It took a month for the father-daughter duo to realize the mother too needs a pic taken with her darling.

3 comments:

  1. The entry of the neonatal might have enthused both father and daughter forget to click you with her. Both sisters with agap of eleven years look dearly.

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  2. Congratulations to the whole family. Rutvi is very lucky. She will have 2 motherly love.- one from you and one from Tanvi.

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  3. Congratulations...Visiting your blog after years. Such a cute surprise...God Bless you.

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