Periobital cellulitis- is an infection of the tissues surrounding the eye. There is generally redness and swelling of the eyelid and the surrounding area.
Since Brayden was born his left eye leaked a tiny bit. The past few days have been worse. It got very red, puffy and crusty. It seriously looked like he had been punched in the eye. Last night close to 9pm Rj, Brayden and I went to the hospital. They were packed. The lady said something about three squads and an out of control patient. It didn't sound good. He spent most of the time in the E.R. curled up asleep on one of us. It was so precious and sad. I wish I had taken a picture. There were quite a few children in the E.R. :( I hate seeing children sick. We talked to a guy and his daughter-in-law who were also waiting. The guy's son accidently hit his German Shepherd with a truck. The guy went to check on the dog. The dog attacked him. His hand was all wrapped and bleeding. :/ The guy had a sense of humor about it at least. We finally got into the back around 12. Around 12:40 he had his meds. The doctor diagnosed it as "periobital cellulitis". He got liquid antibiotics for it. The stuff has to be refridgerated. It's thick and smells like fruit. Lol. He also had little bumps on his face. They called it "baby acne". They said that's not a big deal. It can come from heat, perfume, kisses, etc. It will go away on it's own. He has to take 1ml two times a day for ten days for his eye. They said it will clear the acne too. I really hope it all clears up soon. Our poor kid is only one month old and already on two medications.
Today our baby boy is one month old! I can not believe it has been a month. I feel like I was just pregnant yesterday. I am still getting used to not be pregnant! On August 21st at 5:30pm Brayden Joseph Carvalho came into this world. He's an amazing baby. I knew I would love him but I never imagined it would be this much. We are so lucky to have him. He has truly completed me. Here's to the months and years ahead! I know they will go by fast!
Birth: 8 pounds 12 ounces and 22 inches long. 1 month: 11 pounds even and 23 inches long.
hair has not fallen out and has only grown more
hair has also lightened from the shade of brown it was
still has grayish eyes
wears size 1 diapers
legs are almost too long for his 0-3 month sleepers
wears 3-6 month onesies
sleeps in his crib during the day
won't sleep in crib at night
sleeps in a swing in our room or in our bed at night
This is Brayden 9 months-ish ago when he resembled a gummy bear.
I was so thrilled when Rj and I got pregnant. I woke up early in the morning just so I could take the test in the morning when they say the hormones are the strongest. The test instantly turned positive. I woke up Rj a and told him then, went to work. Later when he woke up he texted to ask me if that happened or if it was a dream. Ha. I went to the health department to confirm the pregnancy. They told me I was 5 weeks pregnant.
This made me a little nervous because I miscarried at 6 weeks before. This time it turns out I had no reason to worry. My ex had a different bloodtype than I do. His is positive and mine is negative. The negative anti-bodies in me destroyed the baby. Rj has the same exact bloodtype as I do.
My pregnancy was fairly easy. I didn't have morning sickness very long. I did, however, faint once... almost twice. My sister and I were at a pawn shop, looking at movies. Suddenly I didn't feel right at all. I told her I thought we needed to go home. I told her I didnt feel right. I started swaying. She said "you're okay!" She held onto my arm and I fell to the ground. I woke up to paramedics. When I wasn't pregnant I really only ate one actual meal a day, After I fainted I ate like I was supposed to and took my prenatals without fail. The rest of my pregnancy was easy. I was perfectly healthy and so was Brayden.
I gained 29 lbs total, all in the stomach. I still didn't think he would be very big. Obviously my 8lb 12 oz baby proved me wrong. I might write someday about my delivery, not sure.
It just hit me a couple days ago that since I had Brayden that means all my pregnant friends that were behind me will start popping out their babies. I'm not sure why this didn't hit me before. I was obviously wrapped up in our little baby. :)