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Friday, December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Snowman and christmas tree with presents surrounding it at the entrance of our house...

Mummy, Daddy and the three angels...

Attending morning mass on Christmas...

Family reunion at Ah ma's parents house in the evening...

ES made her first Tang Yuan

Saturday, December 19, 2009

MS & LS at 7 weeks

May Shuen

Li Shuen

Ting Shuan & Ting Ern

Ting Shuan & Ting Ern ( Mummy's cousin's daughter ) came back from Singapore. They followed popo, gong gong, and Su Wei auntie to our house.
Ting Shuan is 8 years old and Ting Ern is 2 years old. ES enjoy playing with them during their stay at our house.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

May Shuen and Li Shuen at 1 month old

(1) They both drink 3-4 oz per feeding. Their feeding time is every 2-3 hours. So per day, Mummy have to produce about 40 over oz of breast milk!! challenging, but trying very hard to achieve that. Sometimes, when one of them can't wait, have to give formula. Averagely, one of them will have to take formula once everyday, normally before their sleeping time.

(2) May Shuen will cry very fiercely when she feel hungry, can't wait; While Li Shuen still can wait for her milk if somebody cuddle her.

(3) Both sleep at about 10-11pm and wake up at 7-8am in the morning. Of course, in between they wake up for their milk 2-3 hours interval

(4) MS is able to flip over while she sleeps on her tummy yesterday.

(5) They wanted to be cuddle, especially May Shuen. When we carry them, they will sleep, but when put them on the bed, they will open their eyes and wanted to be carry again.

(6) May Shuen is 3.9kg now wheareas Li Shuen is 3.65kg. ( FYI, our big sister, ES is 15kg now ).

Friday, November 27, 2009

Our twins at 1 month old

MS & LS are at 1 month old now. We had a family gathering yesterday after their full moon , they dressed up the same on that day.

How to carry both of them? just see how Ah ma and popo did! challenging ya!!

We had our lunch at home with home cooked dishes from ah ma, popo & confinement aunty. Of course, daddy bought a cake also...

ES helped to blow the candles as she mentioned both mei mei do not know how to do so as they are still " small small".

Thank you for everybody for making the effort to join this lunch gathering, as Su Wei auntie have to change her duty schedule, Su Yan auntie and Su Xuan auntie have to rush back to KL.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Electric Breat Pump

Mummy's was feeling painful on the left hand when expressing milk during last 2 weeks. It went off gradually after few days.

During that time, Daddy suggested why not consider for an electric breast pump. Mummy was hesitate about it as we already have the manual breast pump. Daddy had purchased online and asked his colleague to take back from US as it is more cost effective then.

Just started to use it this morning. Wow, it makes life much more easier!!!

I can update on baby girls' blog while expressing. It is designed with an electronic memory that puts you in control by learning and continuing your personal pumping style. The electronic memory learns and at the touch of a button, continues your personal pumping rhythm. The gentle-draw vacuum mimics baby's suckling to create a steady milk flow that requires less pumping. Patented massage cushions flex in and out, replicating baby's suckling action and stimulating a fast, natural let-down. In addition to mains power, this single electronic pump can also operate using battery power and as a manual pump, for total flexibility.

The most important thing is, it also come with the appropriate pressure while expressing and you wouldn't feel uncomfortable. As experienced before in hospital, you will feel painful with some breast pump. Because of the pressure...

Thanks daddy for the wonderful gift!

Saturday, November 21, 2009

What we learn from ES

May Shuen: I feel sleepy...
Li Shuen : Don't sleep...

May Shuen: What are you doing? Why you put your fingers towards me?
Li Shuen: Let's try something... I saw Ee Shuen always do this...hehehe...

May Shuen: haha... Syiok also... like taking pacifier... Now is your turn.

Preparing for Christmas

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Carry babies

ES likes to carry her sisters. We told her she can only do that when Mummy and aunty are around. ES taking photo with Daddy and MS. Where's LS?

She is sleeping...

Wake up during night time

TO take care of the two babies, if they wake up for feeding during night time, Each time will take one hour for both feeding, and change diapers if needed. So, if wake up 2 times as now, it will take about 2 hours. Not easy ya... Some more plus with the timing for pump out breastmilk, Alamak... Seems like whole night is not sleeping at all!!!

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Totally free from formula!

Do we look the same?? May Shuen on the top, and Li Shuen at the bottom of the photo

MS & LS are 12th days old. Glad to announced that both of them had been totally free from formula from yesterday 8.30am till now. So, the theory of Demand = Supply is right... Hopefully can continue that... Total volume of breastmilk pumped put from yesterday 8.30am till 6.30 am this morning is about 21 oz, not calculating in the amount of breastmilk which directly feed to LS ( most of the time direct feed to LS while bottle feed to MS. As I was not so good in bf both babies at the same time, challenging! )

Both of them slept after feeding. Didn't make much noise. Or maybe Mummy was too tired, didn't hear it. The confinement aunty helped to bottled feed them. I still wake up 2 hourly to expressed out the milk.

ES had a good day yesterday. She went out breakfast with Daddy on the Saturday morning. Taking one cup of Milo, 2 half boiled eggs and some breads at Old Town Coffee. In the evening, Daddy took her to her favourite place, Jusco to buy her a new pair of sport shoes and grocery. ES told mummy few days ago that she feels pain when she wear her current sport shoes. So, Daddy had promised her to get a new one this weekend.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Our Latest Addition to the family

Twin 1,born at 10am, 2.36kg. Came out crying

Twin 2, born at 10.03am, 2.36kg. Was pretty quiet and sleepy all the time.

The nurses that helps to deliver the twins.....

All the 3 girls are doing fine and resting.....

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Mummy's birthday

We started with steamboat...

Birthday cake from Daddy and ES

Cake cutting ceremony...

ES cheers with Ah gong...

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

ES at 34 months

These are the few conversations with ES recently:

Daddy tried to tell ES something.
ES: I already know that, how many times you want to tell me...
Daddy: What do you know?
ES: ( she just keep quiet )...

Mummy: If you doesn't sit properly, I'm going to off the TV.
ES: If you switched off the TV, I'll go upstair to sleep.
( Now, she starts to negotiate... )

36 weeks pregnant

Mummy have to rest at home as advised by gynae. Twin 1 is 2262g and twin 2 is 2206g now. Both babies are still breaching. So, have to opt for C-section.

Mummy was in hospital

Mummy was admitted to hospital last Tuesday till Friday, due to contraction ( it comes 5 minutes once with pain ). Dr tried to surpress the contraction by Ventolin drips, too early for delivery ( it's only 35 weeks ). Ee Shuen visited Mummy every night with Daddy.
She was crying at about 4am every morning when Mummy is in hospital. After Mummy come back, she sleeps well every night. Maybe she can't get use to Mummy not around...

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Balik Kampung...oh oh oh ... Balik kampung

Balik kampung... To have Dim Sum in Ipoh...

Our karaoke queen?!

Tau Fu Fah made by Popo...

ES was enjoying her afternoon tea...

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Half day tour in Penang - Batu Ferrenghi

As there are few days holiday during Hari Raya, we decided to bring Ee Shuen to Penang Butterfly Farm - the world's 1st tropical live butterfly and insect sanctuary.
We go through the road from Balik Pulau to Batu Ferrenghi. It'a just like the old road of driving up to Cameron Highlands from Tapah, winding and narrow. Along the road, we passed by Teluk Bahang Dam. Ee Shuen seems like doesn't like the winding road and the dam. She wanted to go home...

Ee Shuen likes to say this ( taught in nursery ):
Butterfly, butterfly,
You look nice today...

Butterfly, butterfly,
Don't fly away...

In the farm, all butterflies are so well tamed that they can be parreciated up close and personal. They do not shy away just because you wish to take a photograph of them. There is some uniqe insects, invertebrates and other miniature life forms which we might not seen before such as leaf insects.

After visiting Butterfly Farm, we had our dinner at Mario's. We strongly agreed this is one of the best western food restaurant in Penang.

19th Sept is the 1st day of Hard Rock Hotel operate in Penang, Malaysia. We just dropped by and have a look. Not really impressive as what I thought...