Saturday, March 10, 2012

Worth the wait......

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We joyfully welcomed a baby girl, Nalah Penelope on March 6th at 11:36p.m. (16 days past her due date).
She is 9lbs 7oz, 20 1/2 inches long.
The birth was super fast after waiting so many long weeks to go into labor. My water broke at home at 10pm right before my Dad showed up to watch the kids. We arrived at the Birth Center at 10:30 and she arrived an hour later!
The Birth was intense, eventful and at times actually pretty terrifying(much like my pregnancy) which is part of the reason why I haven't slept more than 4 hours in as many days. I am still processing what happened during the birth and healing. I will share more later.

**Thank you all so much for your words of encouragement and kindness over the last several weeks. It really meant a lot to me.**

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Sollie meeting his sister at the Birth Center. He had to see her feet right away!

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Leave it to Sollie to look on the bright side." Awe,she is so cute!" he says as she screams in his face :)

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I am so thrilled Sophie got the sister she wanted. Nalah reminds me of her very much and I feel at times I am holding baby Sophie all over again.

13 comments:

April said...

Yayyy, I've been wondering about you! Beautiful babe and good job momma - I can't wait to hear the entire story! xoxo, April

Ps: She looks a bit like my babe, with all that dark hair!

Mama Forestdweller said...

Hooray! She's so pink and beautiful ~ congratulations to you and blessings to your sweet family :)

Mama Gone Green said...

I can't wait to meet this little one!!

Natalie, the Chickenblogger said...

You've brought happy tears to my eyes, and heart. What a beautiful sight... all of your babies. Congratulations.

MamaWestWind said...

Congrats, congrats!!!! She is beautiful & big! So glad all is well.

Becca

embracingitall said...

Congratulations on your sweet little girl. Enjoy all those newborn snuggles. Jacinta

Trish said...

Congratulations....welcome to Nalah Penelope (beautiful name).
Hoping you are healing well, sending you love.

Lauren said...

Namaste little sister. Bless you mama and family. LOVE give thanks.

Megan N said...

Congratulations!!! Enjoy your babymoon. I hope you get lots of rest, bonding and healing time.

Mama Ash Grove said...

oh Heidi, congratulations!!! Heal well, Mama!
Lovely name, lovely baby girl!

house full of jays said...

So wonderful!! I am overjoyed for you, Heidi! I've thought of you so often. Enjoy these sweet newborn days and rest well, Mama! She is a beauty and I adore her lovely name! :) Much love to you all! R

SylvĂ­a said...

Precious! Congratulations

erika~ the inspired mama said...

oh yay!! i have been wondering about you <3 what a beautiful little girl you have added to your sweet family!
many blessings!
xoxo,
erika