2.18.2008

The Arrival of Baby Michael


I woke up to quite a surprise Friday morning, when my water broke in bed. I was thrown off guard a lot, especially where I didn't even start having contractions until 45 minutes later. I called Richard home from work, got some things together, and headed to the hospital. After we were admitted, I got checked, IV'd, and given an epidural. Things went really well, and moved along really quickly. Dr Rees arrived at about 4:30 and I began pushing. Douglas Michael officially entered this world at 5:06, weighing 7 lbs 15 oz, and 20.5 inches long.
Richard and I making pushing faces. Just practicing!




Getting a bath in the nursery.


The happy parents!


































We came home on Sunday afternoon. Here we are getting Michael dressed and put into the carseat.




I love this picture. He is so tiny. Goodnight Baby Michael.

3 comments:

Suzy said...

Oh my goodness, he's adorable. Well, as adorable as a newborn can be... :) I love him already.

Hosander said...

Congratulations, I guess you won. your prize is a beautiful little boy.
I hope I can be as lucky as you in labor.

Nancy said...

Diana, you are positively glowing. And Michael is such a cute little guy! Can't wait to see him again!