Today was the most incredible day of my life-- it was exhilarating, terrifying, uncertain and magical. The delivery was nothing like I expected (to be told in a birth story post later) but all that matters is that our little man is here and we're all healthy, happy and safe.
Here's the 41 week belly pic, taken at 6am when we arrived at the hospital:
But that's not really what you want to see, is it?
Announcing the arrival of:
William Orell Blakely (Liam)
September 21, 2010 @ 7:31pm
7 lbs, 5 oz
21 1/2 inches long
Here we are approximately 14 hours later:
I don't look quite as chipper or well rested in this pic, huh?
Here is our favorite picture that we took tonight, a few hours after he was born:
He has Rob's chin and my nose. He has both of our eyes. He has Rob's toes and he's already sucking his thumb like I did forever growing up.
Thanks to everyone who supported us during this long tough day. We couldn't be more in love, and we can't wait to update more in the next days!