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Millie Meets Maggie

Millie got to hold Maggie for the first time. The news team was there to document their reunion. Maggie squawked and wiggled her toes. When Millie caressed the sole of her foot Maggie immediately extended her toes and flexed her leg muscles. It's touching for us to see these small signs present in Maggie that were absent when Davey was born.

Our love and excitement to see Maggie is tempered by the seemingly ever present monster that is insurance. Maggie is still in the NICU at the University Hospital which is bad. She was supposed to be transferred immediately to the unit at Primary Children's--that was the plan and the outcome that needed to happen so that her delivery would be covered by our insurance. Now Primary Children's is saying that they don't have room for her and she'll have to stay at the U. Millie's been working the phones--it's sounding like they're learning quickly something that I discovered long ago: don't mess with Millie (or Texas). I'm sure Maggie will be at Primary Children's before bedtime.



  1. I love that.. "Don't mess with Millie (or Texas)" Maggie will for sure be at Primary Children's before bedtime. What a beautiful post. Nothing beats mommy meeting baby for the first time moments. Simply the best! Keep wiggling those toes Maggie! We love ya!

  2. She is beautiful! Congratulations!!!

  3. So overwhelmed with joy for your beautiful baby! I hope you get through the red tape soon so you can just relax and enjoy her. Love you!!!

  4. The pictures are precious! Millie, you look amazing, as always! :)

    Keeping you in our prayers!

    Thanx for the updates, Matt! Congrats!! We love you all!

    --The Duvalls :)

  5. Beautiful pictures! I'm grateful for the news stories because it lets me feel like I get to be a fly on the wall.

    But ugh. I am so sorry you are dealing with the U insurance nightmare. We've had to do that before and it seems to never end. I'm sure with Millie in charge Maggie will be transferred soon!

  6. I love dont mess with Millie or Texas. Im so happy your beautiful daughter is here! Hugs!


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