Tuesday, September 21, 2010

41 Weeks (He's Here!)

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!

21 comments:

  1. yay!
    He's beautiful:)
    So happy for you guys! I can't wait for the birt story.

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  2. CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm sooo happy he's here after the looong wait. He's so precious!

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  3. Congrats!! He is adorable! Glad everyone is doing well!!!

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  4. Stef, this is a beautiful post. Endless love sent to you and Rob and sweet little Liam.

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  5. He's perfect, Stef. Congratulations! I can't wait to read the full birth story.

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  6. absolutely beautiful! congrats mamma!
    LTB

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  7. Many, many congrats, Stef! He is absolutely beautiful! Can't wait to see more pics! Get some rest!

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  8. Congrats Stef!! He is adorable! Glad everything went well!! WOO!

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  9. I'm in tears honey. He is just perfect! I am so happy for you and Rob and I'm glad that mom and baby are doing well. I look forward to more updates. xxxxxx

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  10. Beautiful boy!!!!!!!!

    Hugest congratulations sweet Stef and tons and tons of love to you and your beautiful family!

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  11. He is so adorable Stef!!! Hope you guys are getting some rest too- can't wait to see more pics!

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  12. YEA!!!! Congrats! He's beautiful and you look AMAZING. Please include how you look so awesome in your birth story please. :) Rest up but know we're waiting for more! haha!

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  13. Stef, he is precious! Congrats! You look great!

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  14. Handsome little man you got there :) So glad everything went well and that your miracle is finally in your arms!!

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  15. CONGRATS CONGRATS CONGRATS!!! You did it!!! It's never anything like you expect, huh?

    I'm SO happy for you. Now the fun begins :) Enjoy every minute of this very special time as a family of three!

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  16. Congratulations Stef and Rob!!! He is soo precious! Can't wait to see more pictures!!

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  17. He is just gorgeous, congrats to your new little family!! So happy for you guys!!!

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