I first want to apologize for anyone I would have loved to call to tell them the news. The phone reception here at the hospital is very bad...we are even having to write text messages and send someone to take our phones outside of the hospital to send them. Calling people consists of over half of the conversation going "can you hear me now"...
BUT our baby is here!!!I was in labor most of Tuesday but I didn't tell anyone because I was sick of false alarms. We ended up going to the hospital Tuesday night at 11:45pm because my contractions were 2-3 min. apart. We got to the hospital and I was already dilated to a 6. Our whole experience having baby Jay was a good experience, I am happy, and I hope to tell that story in a few days.
For now...here are some pictures John picked out for me to post:)
I hadn't slept for more than 10 min. at a time (except for about 45 min. during the epidural) for the last 29 hours when this picture was taken:) This is right after he came out.
Daddy helping clean up and weigh baby.
Daddy is already a pro at swaddling baby.
Baby Jay and Grandma Nibbelink
Baby Jay and Grandma Shaler
Baby Jay and Grandpa Shaler
John giving him his first bath at the hospital.
John Elwood IV, V, and III
Me and baby late this afternoon after a nap:)
I love this picture of John and baby Jay.