Archives for August 2003

Well…almost 5 weeks early, our little Kayla has arrived! It was quite a shock for both Renee and I when her bag of waters broke at 1:22 AM on Sunday, Aug. 24. Shortly thereafter, we headed off for the hospital where Renee labored valiantly for almost 24 hours before her OB, Dr. Starr, decided we should go the C-Section route.

She (and mom) are doing great and here are her vital statistics:

Kayla Louise Keats

7 lb., 3 oz.

Born @ 5:59 a.m., August 25

19 3/4 inches

So get a load of this — Sabine’s been a bit ill the past few days, having trouble keeping her food down and a big swollen lip. We took her to the vet who tells us that it’s all a sign of stress on Sabine. Renee getting laid off, being home more often than she used to be, combined with the baby on the way, are causing Sabine enough stress that it’s showing physically.

The vet gave Sabine a shot of cortizone to help reduce the lip swelling and gave us some articles to peruse regarding how to help her adjust to the new baby.