出世第六天

by Mama Ngai Saturday, November 12, 2011

凌晨四點,Mama Ngai 終於都恢復元氣, 輪到papa Ngai 去睡了。昨天真的累到連說話的氣力也沒有,心理的壓力和體力的消耗使我支持不住。Alba,你體溫的輕微上升,使初為人父母的papa同mama緊張得立即把你帶到醫院去。因為你只有六天大,Westmead children hospital醫護人員都不敢怠慢,細心為你檢查。mama看見你被人拮針抽血,聽到你的哇哇哭聲,心痛得也忍不住哭起來,給人帶到一旁,papa 留下來陪你。mama這刻恨自己把你帶到醫院去:(,反而你很堅強(還是善忘?),每次拮針除了哭幾聲,很快就平復過來,還付上一個笑容,令媽媽的心定了下來。
Papa為了你不能去踢波,起初有點抱怨,心底𥚃還是超疼你。回到家裡,mama已經累得像一隻喪屍,婆婆立即接力,幫忙照顧你。而papa為了令mama好好休息和睡一個長覺,,在和你嫲嫲吃完生日飯後,回來接婆婆的捧。papa真的很疼你,見你哭個不停,想給你坐swing,家裡又沒有合適的電池,他以九秒九速度拿鎖匙衝出門口,到附近的便利店,以平日不會付的價錢,買了電池回來。

A Long Day for All

by Papa Ngai Saturday, November 12, 2011

Finally I have a moment to post about today (well, yesterday). I woke up to the voice of Mama Ngai telling me that little Alba had an elevated temperature. We called the community nurse and the dialog was something like "Does she seem lethargic? No. Is she having trouble feeding? No. Does she seem particular cranky or irritated? No. Etc..." and despite little Alba not having any of the many problems she asked about, she ended by telling us "I suggest you take her straight to the emergency ward at your nearest hospital. (-_-)

Just to be safe, we proceeded with that advice and drove little Alba to Westmead Hospital. The medical staff here were very nice and did some quick tests to make sure there was no emergency, and then directed us to Westmead Children's Hospital down the road and told us that any children up to 16 years of age can go straight there next time.

We waited quite a while to be attended to at Westmead Children's Hospital, but once they finally started taking care of us, the medical staff here too were very nice. The only major negative from the experience here was that they had to take blood from little Alba THREE times! The first time was a heel prick, and apparently the amount of blood they took wasn't enough for their machine to get a reading. The second time was a needle in the arm, and they failed to get hardly any bloody at all, so they decided to heel prick the other foot, and fortunately they were able to get enough blood in this third attempt. After another long wait to get the results from the blood test, and yet another long wait to give some time for them to observe (by "observe" I mean they pretty much left us sitting there for a couple of hours and then sent a nurse to check little Alba's temperature and heart rate) little Alba, we finally went home.

Papa Ngai then had to rush off to his mum's birthday dinner (mum doesn't know about this blog, but HAPPY BIRTHDAY MUM anyway!), while Mama Ngai tried to get some well-earned rest at home. After Papa Ngai arrived home, Mama Ngai could finally rest more peacefully knowing that little Alba would be well looked after while she was asleep.

It is now well into the next day, and both Mama Ngai and little Alba are sound asleep (Alba, stop urinating each time the moment I take off your nappy!). After posting this post, replying to some work emails and paying some bills, hopefuly it will be Papa Ngai's turn to get some sleep. If not, I've got plenty of Nespresso coffee capsules provided by the wonderful Sam Yoon to keep me going (little Alba, forever remember that uncle Sam provided you one of your first boxes of Huggies Nappies to keep you dry and comfy!).

Little Alba Arrives Home

by Papa Ngai Thursday, November 10, 2011

The first time little Alba has been back at home since coming out of Mama Ngai's tummy. Her cot is definitely prettier than what she was sleeping in at the hospital.

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Alba Ngai is born!

by Papa Ngai Saturday, November 05, 2011

Full Name: Alba Michelle Ngai
Date: 6th of November, 2011
Time: 8:03am
Weight: 2.825kg
Length: 48cm
Head Circumference: 32cm

Happy 29th Birthday to Papa!!

by Mama Ngai Saturday, October 22, 2011

mama大肚照@37weeks

by Mama Ngai Wednesday, October 19, 2011