Tuesday, September 16, 2008

The New Little Baby

It has been a long day for mom, dad and baby. Emma Belle Davies was born September 15, 2008 at 8:15PM. She weighed 7 lbs 6.5 oz and was 20.5 inches. She has a full head of dark hair, dark eyes and one dimple on her right cheek. April had a very easy and fast delivery. Once the epidural was in place everything was great. She went from 4cm dilated to the full 10 in a short time and the nurse had to rush the Dr over before she was born. Once all of the family came and visited and the commotion settled down it was a great time for the new small family to bond. Emma just ate for almost an hour straight and had her footprints and her first bath. April was able to eat some real food while Emma was getting a bath and both are all swaddled up and down for the night (or for the next few hours). I know everyone says this, but my little girl is the most beautiful thing I have ever laid eyes on. All of the nurses have claimed her as the cutest of the day. I have so much more to write, but it is very late (1 AM) and dad is getting a little tired here too. I have posted just a few of the thousands of pictures for those of you who wanted to see some asap. I am sure April will be posting here once she gets a chance.


Karyn said...

ok- I am crying! She is beautiful & I am so happy that everything went so well for you guys. Can't wait to come visit. Maybe in a few weeks I'll come down & see her!
Love you!!!

Mara Crosby said...

she IS so beautiful! and of course if I didn't have a little girl too, I would say she is the most beautiful baby girl I have ever seen. It seems we all have beautiful children in this family! Congratulations you guys. I was so excited to hear that both mom and baby (and dad) are doing well. lots of love from the crosby family.

The Phillips said...

She is sooo beautiful. April and Rod I know you have both been waiting for this day to come for a long time now. She was definately worth the wait. Congrats to both of you. Amy and I will come visit you and Emma. Keep posting more pics.

misha said...

Welcome to the world, Emma Belle. You have so many people who love you already. And yes....you are beautiful! (But that's not the only reason we love you!)

Ciara said...

YEAH YEAH YEAH! Congrats! I am so happy everything went smoothly and that everyone is happy and healthy. Emma Belle is simple breathtaking. I was definitely a biased auntie with kiersten's baby isabelle, but when they're beautiful, they're beautiful, no matter how you are related or not. I am so happy for the both of you...a beautiful family!

Jamie said...

Congrats! She is gorgeous! And hey, thanks for the 2:30 AM text that she was finally here. Hehe, in all that excitement the time difference to Michigan was forgot...don't worry though. I'm SUPER excited for you two! Can't wait to meet her.


Mike West said...

Hey Congratulations guys! She really is super adorable. Sounds like it was a great experience and it's good to see you guys all doing well. My family and I are very happy for you and glad to see you guys look happy as well. Congrats again.

The Princes said...

congratulations!! how exciting to have Emma Belle in your lives now! We are happy for you! They grow up SOOO fast, so enjoy the times when they are tiny.

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