I woke up at about 1:30am feeling really sick and not sure what was going on. I decided to wake R up when I tried to get out of bed and almost fell down! After about two hours of labor on the floor in our closet (yes, our closet - I was afraid to be too far away from the bathroom and the tile floor was too cold), he tried to convince me to go to the hospital, but I was afraid that we would be sent back home. I called to talk to the doctor, and when I told him I was 41 weeks, he said (in a rather annoyed tone), "then GO to the hospital!" I just wanted to be sure - I was not up for any more disappointment! We arrived around 4:00am and had a rough first few hours. Luckily, my new best friend, the anesthesiologist, arrived at 7:00 and things were pretty smooth from there. I was thrilled to be dialated to a 10 by 10:00am, but my parents and doctor still had not arrived, so I asked to wait a little longer. My parents and doctor arrived around 11:30, and after only 45 minutes, she was born!
Our baby girl was born on Thursday, March 27 at 12:15pm. She weighed 6.5 lbs and was 18.75 inches long. She is doing an amazing job breastfeeding already, and was given a clean bill of health by her doctor this morning. We are SO proud of her and can't wait for all of you to meet her! We came home this morning at 11:00 and R will be here with us until next Tuesday. We would love to see you if you'd like to drop by! Thank you again for your prayers and encouragement - we are truly blessed to have each of you in our lives. Enjoy the first of MANY pictures to come!
Baby blue eyes