Out of the box, briefly


Out of the isolette with Mom

Hooray! Amy got to hold Benjamin tonight! Both parties seemed to enjoy it very much. I was able to give him a kiss on his head. We told him stories about what the rest of outside looks like. His visit out with Amy lasted for a little over 30 minutes. Next time we hope it will be longer and we can switch off.

In other news he is now up to 1/2 oz of milk every 3 hours. Got to fatten the boy up!


30 thoughts on “Out of the box, briefly

  1. oh wow. oh wow oh wow…. tears… sweet sweet boy. In other news… all hospitals have the same baby blankets… discuss.

  2. Sooooooooooooo happy for you threeeeee!!!!! Hooray for thinking [being] outside the box!!

  3. Best picture EVER!!!!

  4. OMG …so excited. Best picture EVER!!!! Cant wait to see you all on Sunday.

  5. Awesome!!!! That is fantastic news.

  6. Wonderful….Amy the joy in your face at finally being able to hold your little boy is amazing, what a wonderful day for you all. Ben your Mommy is going to be holding you a lot this was just the beginning..

  7. What a beautiful picture of Mommy and the light of her life. Amy, you look so natural as a mom. We’re so happy for the three of you!

  8. Ur smile is just beautiful! I can see a smile of a very proud mom holding her champ of a son! beautiful….many more pics of this is yet to come! so glad he is doing so good!

  9. This picture is heartwarming and made my day/week/month.
    I can’t wait to see many more pictures of you holding your soon.
    Each one will be as special as the next.
    Best wishes to you all!

  10. Well worth the wait I’m sure ❤

  11. aaaaaaaand now i’m tearing up. I’m so happy that you got to hold your baby!

  12. Amazing!!!! I’m SOOO happy for you all!!!

  13. Oh so happy for the two of you. I literary had goosebumps when I saw the picture. What an absolutely wonderful moment! Thank you for sharing your amazing experience!

  14. I’m so happy for you guys! I can’t even imagine, Amy, what that moment must have felt like when they put him into your arms. So, so wonderful 🙂

  15. Go Benjamin! I am so excited for your family. Badass Ben never fails to inspire. He’s one tough cookie. His mom and dad aren’t too shabby themselves. Can’t wait to see the progress continue. Benjamin doesn’t seem to disappoint.

    You’re all in my prayers…

  16. A picture tells 1000 words. Congratulations Benjamin! (and Mom and Dad)

  17. Boy that smile on your face says it all, Amy. What a beautiful and joyous picture!

  18. oh, it can’t get any better than that…!

  19. Aaaaaah! How wonderful! This really is the best picture ever!! Lots of love to you guys.

  20. YEA!!!!! I am so excited for you and Ben. Joe is next. I hope it felt like heaven holding Ben in your arms. Take care and enjoy.

  21. Yay! So happy for you guys! I hope this is the beginning of a lot more holding, kissing, and cuddling!

  22. So happy you were able to hold him. What a precious moment.

  23. Best picture ever! It makes me smile to see how happy you are and how well he’s doing.

  24. Finally being held in your arms as he’s been held in your hearts since day 1. My Mom never got to hold me until I was three months born (I was born July 3rd and due date was October 14th Love to all of you

  25. Oh My GOD!!!! I’m so happy for you guys. Amy, what an unbelievable moment. My heart is so warmed by seeing your happiness.

  26. I’ve been looking at this picture all day and all I do is cry! Definitely a “Kodak moment”! So happy!!!!!!!!!!!

  27. My heart is singing for you guys!

  28. World’s best mother.

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