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Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: that mad man on 10/08/2008 16:06:14
 [;D]

My grandson was born at 1am this morning.

Mother and baby are doing fine but the baby is in an incubator as he was 6 weeks premature. So far he has no name as being early they still had not decided on one.  [:)]

I can now relax a bit and just hope that all goes well for him over the next few weeks. I shall be visiting later tonight and may see him and hopefully take a photo.
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: paul.fr on 10/08/2008 16:46:23
Congrats, Bee.

Should that now be OldBeedy?
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: Make it Lady on 10/08/2008 20:28:29
Coming that early you should call him Sir Prize!

Well done, cigars all round.
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: that mad man on 10/08/2008 22:18:52
He weighed in at 5lb 2oz and I think he may be named Lewis.


(https://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi529.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fdd334%2Fbeesnake%2Fone_s.jpg&hash=197882d87852c40a4de213ec101d9b60)

He will be in the incubator and hospital for a while yet but.. tonight I'm an happy, emotional OldBeedy grandpappy.

Paul, "OldBeedy" sounds like a good name for a real ale.  [;D]
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: JimBob on 10/08/2008 22:41:28
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Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: Karen W. on 11/08/2008 07:56:02
He weighed in at 5lb 2oz and I think he may be named Lewis.


(https://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi529.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fdd334%2Fbeesnake%2Fone_s.jpg&hash=197882d87852c40a4de213ec101d9b60)

He will be in the incubator and hospital for a while yet but.. tonight I'm an happy, emotional OldBeedy grandpappy.

Paul, "OldBeedy" sounds like a good name for a real ale.  [;D]


oh my what a beautiful boy!!!! 9ongratulations Bee.... that is wonderful....Big hugs Grandpa... nice job...... to mom... wishing you all well...
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: Carolyn on 12/08/2008 04:45:34
Congratulations!!
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: rosalind dna on 12/08/2008 16:08:05
Congratulations !!!!!!!!!

 [:)]
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: DoctorBeaver on 13/08/2008 10:46:21
AAARRRRRGH - a baby! Take it away!
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: JimBob on 13/08/2008 21:46:42
"Looks like a human prune - an unsavory, non-housebroken human prune. Add one small dog, tie them together and drop kick them into the sea."

           ---------- Doctor E. Beaver
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: that mad man on 01/09/2008 18:55:36
Hi, i'm back..... [;D]

The grandson has done so well and put on enough weight, now 5lb 6.5oz, that he is out of hospital 3 weeks early and at home with his mum.

The first photo was him at 14 hours, this one is him at 14 days.

(https://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fi262.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fii83%2Fbeefake%2Flewis_14days-old.jpg&hash=3d86b2eec2e67af410f81d58a308a2c0)

It gives me a bit more time now as I dont have to visit the hospital anymore and it makes visiting easy especially as they live next door to me!



In case Andrew Fletcher is reading:

I was surprised to see that the babies incubators and cots have mattresses that are inclined by around 10-15% at an estimate, about a 4" rise at the head end. [8D]

Anyway, thats all the baby stuff done with so I can now set too and be my usual annoying self.  [;D]

Bee
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: Make it Lady on 01/09/2008 19:54:32
Have you had him in a grow bag instead of a baby grow?
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: Karen W. on 01/09/2008 20:06:30
OH Bee.. he is so cute and looking great! YAYYYYYYYYYYYYY! Glad he is home.. annoy and entertain us to your hearts content!
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: neilep on 01/09/2008 20:35:01
Awwwwwwwwww what a cutie !!

very many many congrats to ewe and mummy and daddy and all the family !


I was premature too....and I turned out alright !!  [::)]



*rolls eyes, smirks, claps hand and continues to do potato prints on the cat*
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: Carolyn on 01/09/2008 20:47:32
Awwwww, he looks so sweet!  Happy to hear he's home and doing well.
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: rosalind dna on 01/09/2008 21:21:35
Congrats Bee and to the parents as well.

Also your grandson looks great and spoilt too, (rightly)

Nice photos
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: that mad man on 01/09/2008 21:36:08
Have you had him in a grow bag instead of a baby grow?

To be honest I think that's down to mum and maybe breast feeding. Although, the nurses and staff of the new Jessops Hospital for women in Sheffield were fantastic. A state of the art modern Hospital and happy staff. [:)]

He looks so tiny and fragile, I had forgotten how hardy they can be and watching him sleep is a joy. Pulling faces and smiling, tasting the air and also lots of rem going on. I'm teaching him already, took him in his pram with me and his ma  to..er, the DWP while I signed on the dole. hehe [;D]

Be warned though, took over 200 photos in 3 weeks so I may post more.

Bee
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: rosalind dna on 01/09/2008 23:07:28
Have you had him in a grow bag instead of a baby grow?

To be honest I think that's down to mum and maybe breast feeding. Although, the nurses and staff of the new Jessops Hospital for women in Sheffield were fantastic. A state of the art modern Hospital and happy staff. [:)]

He looks so tiny and fragile, I had forgotten how hardy they can be and watching him sleep is a joy. Pulling faces and smiling, tasting the air and also lots of rem going on. I'm teaching him already, took him in his pram with me and his ma  to..er, the DWP while I signed on the dole. hehe [;D]

Be warned though, took over 200 photos in 3 weeks so I may post more.

Bee


Go ahead and post your photos of your grandson as many as you wish. That is only my opinion though.
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: Karen W. on 02/09/2008 21:08:46
Have you had him in a grow bag instead of a baby grow?

To be honest I think that's down to mum and maybe breast feeding. Although, the nurses and staff of the new Jessops Hospital for women in Sheffield were fantastic. A state of the art modern Hospital and happy staff. [:)]

He looks so tiny and fragile, I had forgotten how hardy they can be and watching him sleep is a joy. Pulling faces and smiling, tasting the air and also lots of rem going on. I'm teaching him already, took him in his pram with me and his ma  to..er, the DWP while I signed on the dole. hehe [;D]

Be warned though, took over 200 photos in 3 weeks so I may post more.

Bee


Good YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!! More baby Pictures!
Title: I'm now a grandad!
Post by: kdlynn on 07/09/2008 02:39:05
feel free to post pictures. i did.....we've literally got a thousand pictures of ours already. he smiles when the camera comes out. so cute