The Fab Five

Happy Birthday, Quints!!!

10 Comments 16 January 2009

Ok, pictures are coming soon, but we’re contending with a dead battery…we wore that thing out today! The babies are all doing “better than average for their age and weight” according to the NICU doctor who checked them all out!

What an experience from start to finish! Casey is doing very well, resting, and anxious to see her babies – she only got to see a flash of them in the operating room before they were whisked away for further care. Unfortunately for mama, she did all the work and missed out on all of the fun… :(

Here are the weights:
Baby A – 2 pounds, 13 ounces, 16-1/4 inches
Baby B – 2 pounds, 2 ounces, 14 inches
Baby C – Jack William – 2 pounds, 11 ounces, 14-3/4 inches – that’s right, as with the entire pregnancy, Jack was right in the middle in the birth order!
Baby D – 2 pounds, 3 ounces, 15 inches
Baby E – 2 pounds, 10 ounces, 15-1/4 inches

We won’t know which baby gets which name until after Casey is able to go up to the NICU with me to figure it all out. Whew!! What a day! More to come later…

God Bless,

Your Comments

10 Comments so far

  1. MasonTripletsPlusOne says:

    congrats and so glad to hear that all the babies are doing great!!! And that mom came through with flying colors:)


  2. MattandSara says:

    Congratulations! I’ve been checking all day and am so happy to see this great news. Looking forward to pics.

  3. Pretty Mama says:

    Congratulations Casey and Ethan! We will continue to pray for Casey’s quick recovery and the health of the babies! We’re anxious to see those pictures!
    Betty Ann (Rachelle’s Mom)

  4. Rachelle says:

    Congratulations!!! I am so happy to hear they are all doing so well! I hope Casey is able to go see them soon—it is such a bummer that the one who does all the work is the last one to really see them!! We will keep praying for you. Tell Casey she is amazing!

  5. Suzanne says:

    Congratulations! I’m glad the babies are doing better than average. Good luck with all the adventures before you!

  6. Carol says:

    Praise God! This will be a welcome night of rest for you both! Know you’re being held up by so very many prayers for your health, rest and renewal, as well as the for the speedy development and well-being of all five babies!

  7. Becca or Cori depending :) says:

    Congrats on the babies! I saw them on the news and they are ADORABLE! Glad to hear everyone is doing so well! We will continue praying for your entire family.

  8. Diagnose Rachel says:

    Thank you God, all the babies are here and alive! I’ve been following you, linked from another quad/quint blog. I’ve prayed for you and celebrated when the news was good! Happy, Happy Day! We’ll continue to pray that the babies thrive during their nicu stage and mom has peace as she regains her health. It’s always slower than we want! Much love from rainy Seattle!
    -The Richins

  9. Tori :) says:

    Congratulations!! I have been thinking about y’all all day. Tell Casey “AWESOME JOB MOM!!” and Dad- thanks for all the updates. :)

  10. Karen says:

    What a joyous day!!! Congratulations Casey, Ethan, and Eliot! I’ll be thinking of you and wishing for a speedy recovery.

    -Karen Friedman

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