Sunday, February 22, 2009

baby is here!!

much more detail coming soon!

Our baby girl, first name Lauren, middle name undecided as yet, was born at home in the water on friday feb 20th at 11:16pm after an incredibly intense 7 hour labor. she was 9.5 lbs. and 21 inches long born at 40 weeks 6 days, surrounded by loving friends and immediate family. Caught by mom and dad. Here are a handful of pictures for now:

UPDATE: Her middle name is Nicole.



























22 comments:

Mitchell Clan said...

Oh A So Very Huge Welcome to Lauren!!!
Lexi, you look so happy and relieved and amazing! Way to go!

Angela said...

Beautiful, Lexi, just beautiful...Welcome to baby Lauren and great job Momma!

Lily Beck said...

Lexi, I have tears in my eyes after seeing these pictures. I'm sooo happy for you. Baby Lauren is beautiful!!!

Joy Howse said...

Oh Lexi, she is BEAUTIFUL!!! and you do an awesome job!! (from ICAN)

Michele said...

She is gorgeous! Beautiful pics!
Congrats Lexi and welcome baby Lauren!

Melissa (ubac) said...

You did such an amazing job! I'm so touched by your strength. Congratulations on another addition to your beautiful family!

Ruthie said...

Lexi, what a doll! I love the last picture. Congratulations! Nurse away!
Ruthie, ICAN

Momma Miller said...

Lexi, YAY YAY YAY! I just love these pictures! Way to go, Mama!

Enjoy your babymoon and welcome to baby Lauren! <3

hbacmama said...

Lexi, what beautiful pictures!! Way to go momma; you did a GREAT job :)

Birthkeeper said...

She's absolutely BEAUTIFUL Lexi!!! You did an awesome job!

Congrats on your birth, and I can't wait to read your birth story. Enjoy your babymoon!!

(((Hugs)))
Christy

Laureen said...

Oh, goodness, she is *delicious*. WTG, mama!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful, wonderful pix, Lexi. Thank you so much for sharing. Little baby Lauren is almost as beautiful as her mama!!

See, told ya it wouldn't be long now!!! :-D

kmom

Slappy Jones said...

Congratulations! She's beautiful!

Lauren said...

Oh Lexi, she is *beautiful*! Congratulations! Love her name ;) Happy babymoon. She's just perfect.

Willow said...

Oh, Lexi, she's just GORGEOUS-- and so are you!!!! You did awesome!!!! ((((((((((hugs)))))))))) and love,

Jer

Gretchen(CarolinaMamma77) said...

Oh Lexi how wonderful. Great picures. Welcome Lauren and enjoy the babymoon.
Gretchen

Tami of BrooksGroth said...

Oh {{{Lexi}}} I just got out to see the pics -- SO BEAUTIFUL -- and you look AMAZING!!!!

Super Congratulations to you and give that sweet girl some extra smooches!!! xoxo

Jeanne Prentice CNM said...

I was blog surfing from Millermemo.com and found your site. Great job and congratulations to your entire family! Such a beautiful baby. I am so happy for you. I revel in the perfection we have through our awesome God that he designed us to birth so beautifully.

BRANDY NIX said...

CONGRATS LEXI!!!

debbie said...

Oh hunny she is beautiful. You have caught up with me now. Lauren was born 9 days after Gabbys bday and weighed almost the same. Gabby was 9 lbs 9 oz. The 3rd ones are the big uns huh... LOL

SweetChaoz said...

So beautiful! - Made me shed tears...I'm currently pregnant now....Congratulations!!!!

Apples 'n Pears said...

This series of pics brought tears to my eyes. Beautiful! Thank you for sharing.