Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: January 2007

Reece, later on the first day after being removed from the CPAP machine and placed in an incubator. This little guy is a fighter!

Lisa and Lorelai the first morning (while Joe was back at home in bed getting needed sleep)

Reece a few hours after birth in the NICU, hooked up to the CPAP machine to help him breathe

Here are some pictures from the first 24 hours. Me with Lorelai for the first time, while Lisa was still in surgery. I’ve gotten measurably better at holding babies in the last 24 hours

Last night, January 22nd, 2007, our little family doubled in size with the arrival of 2 little bundles of joy: Lorelai Kate and Reece Joseph. Lorelai was born at 8:43 Pm and weighed in at 4lbs 13oz and Reece was born at 9:07 PM and weighed 4lb 12 oz. It was a very emotional night, and I’ll tell the whole story at another time. Lisa and Lorelai are doing really well. Reece… Read More

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=1565296224502749727&hl=en A little tour of the Nursery. Notice how nice and clean and quiet it is.

Here’s a picture from 1/20/07 with Lisa, her Mom, Marcia and the babies (under the grey shirt).

We had another visit to the OB today, and Lisa had another ultrasound done. Baby A (the girl) weighed in at 4lb 7 oz (was 3 lb 10 oz on Dec 27) and Baby B (the boy) weighed in at 5 lb 6 oz (up from 4 lb 7 oz on Dec 27th). Everything is progressing very well. The heart rates are excellent, the fluid is perfect, and the blood flow to… Read More

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=-663461398330850147&hl=en Our first corny video with the CamCorder

This is a test of my ability to post video from our new CamCorder on line. Let me know if you have any issues viewing this Edit 2012: No idea what this video was. It’s lost to the interwebs.