We got home to Lethbridge on April 16, and on April 17 we were on our way to Edmonton because our middle daughter, Sara, was having a baby six weeks early because of her hypertension. I was to help out at home with her four children while she and Mike spent the next two weeks at the hospital night and day with little Bruce Wayne Lush. For obvious reasons, we call him BatBaby. (Bruce Wayne...Batman...)
Anyway, Bruce was delivered by C-Section and weighed 5 lb, 6 oz...just a little guy. The first time we saw him he was all hooked up to tubes, respirator, iv, etc. and looked like a little alien baby. The nice thing is that as soon as he was born Sara's high blood pressure went back to normal and her gestational diabetes disappeared!
|Sara finally meets Baby Bruce|
|Our first view of our 22nd grandchild.|
|The dedicated Dad. Mike spent many hours over the|
next couple weeks sitting and sleeping in that chair.
|It was so nice to be able to sit there and hold him, but we|
were all impatient to have the little guy home.
After two weeks they were finally allowed to bring Bruce home and work him into their daily routine. I stayed for an additional week and came home again when Sara felt ready to cope on her own.
A very exciting arrival of the newest addition to our family.