Just hold on... we're going home!
We were getting really tired of being at the hospital and were ready to leave as soon as they would discharge us. Since I was up and moving just a few hours after surgery, I was going stir-crazy being in the room the whole time. We were there for a total of 2.5 days. Prior to getting discharged, our nurse bathed him and helped get him ready to go home. We put actual clothes on him for the first time and loaded his itty bitty body into the carseat! I had a surge of emotions run through my body! I was excited to be going home and in our own bed but I was so scared that we didn't have a nurse to help us. Prior to this point, the nurses or my husband did all of the work. All I had done was feed our baby! All I did was look in the rearview mirror the whole way home. I couldn't believe we finally got to bring him home with us!
We got home and introduced the dogs to him. I'm so bummed I didn't get a good picture of Pepper with him! My husband had gone home the night before with a swaddle that Calvin was in and had the dogs smell it to familiarize his scent. When we got home, they were both so gentle and curious. It didn't take long for them to follow us around with him.
Calvin now has two big fur-sisters to watch after him!