Well, yesterday the last of Mia's steristrip came off! Okay, so it was helped along by my little turkey who rubbed at it and about gave mommy and daddy heart failure. It was hanging by one little stitch and we decided that instead of waiting for her to grab hold of it and rip it away, possibly doing more damage, that we would try and gently remove it. Luckily we were able to detach it from the stitch without having the actual stitch come out. Whew!
As you can imagine, we've snapped a FEW pictures. :)
Who me? Pull of the steristrip??? No, not me... pure innocence. :)
It's still red and irritated, especially around the stitches. The dark spots are stitches, and the larger spot on the right is the stitch the steristrip was hanging by.
They did a vertical incision underneath each nostril and then down towards her lip.
I looked over at Mia as she was playing this morning on her play mat. This is the view I had, and had the strange thought, "My baby has a lip now." Strange. It's not like she never had a lip before, but it just struck me this morning that her upper lip is continuous now. Wow.
Loving the play gym and STILL trying to pull everything into her mouth.
When all else fails, there's always the thumb - though she still has a death grip on the hanging butterfly mirror with her other hand. Silly girl!