Thursday, April 24, 2008

Gwendolyn Jessie

Sara here posting on behalf of she's a little too tired (not to mention preoccupied) to do it herself! Her beautiful baby girl was born at 7:56 this evening. I don't know the weight yet but in the words of her doting father she's "as cute as a button." Long fingers, long toes and dark hair.

She was born at Nanaimo General Hospital and the plan when I spoke to Chris was to head back home shortly. I don't have all the nitty gritties, we'll have to wait for those, but sounds like once labour picked up it went into overdrive and progressed fairly quickly.

So there you have it! Welcome to the world, Gwen!

Auntie Sara


globalfruitbat said...

Welcome to the world, indeed! Laura, I'm so proud of you. Congratulations, Laura and Chris, you guys are a family!

Anonymous said...

Ah my, congratulations Laura and Chris! I can't sleep for all the happy thoughts running through my head for you.

I can't wait to see a picture! All our love to you three.

-Rachael (and Ben)

Vanessa said...

Congratulations new momma! I can't wait to meet little Gwendolyn - Love the name.

Anonymous said...

She was 8 lbs. 12 oz. Mom, Dad and baby are home in bed now, having a cuddle and hopefully a long snooze.

-Sally, the loving (and tired) doula

Anonymous said...

Congrats! Yay Laura and Chris!

How uplifting was that moment when she was born? Incredible isn't it! A combination of inexpressible happiness and inexpressible relief that the pain in over. Oh, good for you! Get some pictures up!!

Amberism said...

Welcome Gwen!!

And congratulations Chris and Laura! I can't wait to see pics, too!

Caro said...

Yay! Congrats! Welcome! It's all so exciting!



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