Mila (pronounced Me-luh) is just a sweet little peanut. Mila is not her birth name but a name from her culture that means miracle or precious, and she is a precious miracle! We got to visit her for about an hour this morning and got to feed her her bottle. This little thing is a piggie! She eats well for being so small! It looked like she was drinking formula with no cereal or anything mixed in to thicken it. The nipple on the bottle was HUGE for her teeny mouth but it didn't seem like the hole was enlarged like they do sometimes so that is good. Every time I took the bottle out to give her a breather she looked at me like I was crazy! She sucked that thing down pretty fast! She has this weird airplane arm pose where she sticks her arms out to her sides and her body seems so stiff when she does it. I think it's strange for a baby with DS to stiffen up like that. We tried some hats on her and even the newborn size is big! She is only 22 inches long, so not much longer than a newborn. I will have to buy some tiny clothes 0-3 months as I'm sure it will take her some time to gain weight. I've already sent an email to the doctor of the DS clinic in the US to try to get some information. When we have a better idea of our return we will set up an appointment first thing.
Here is a video of our airplane arms jelly bean!
There is our sweet little jelly bean girl :) We still don't have internet so we are borrowing Anna and Jerad's to update...hopefully soon it will be fixed!
Thank you to all of you who have donated you are all amazing. Thanks for all the prayers that are much needed!!!!! Mila sends her love to you all!