March 23, 2012

Meet Miss A

Belated, but as promised, pictures of Miss A:

Our first kiss, a few minutes after she was born:

The rest of these were taken by the photographer who came around in the hospital. At this point it's all a blur, but I'm pretty sure that was on Monday, so she's less than 48 hours old.

I can't believe how tiny she looks in her daddy's hands:

A rare picture with her eyes open. What her hair color looks like may vary based on screen settings, but it's blonde. Most of the nurses were referring to it as platinum with highlights, because it gets darker at the ends. R and his siblings were all very blonde growing up, as was my dad. It looks like there's some brown mixed in with the blue in her eyes, so she may wind up with my brown eyes, but I wouldn't complain if she wound up with R's eyes too, because they're a great shade of blue.

This is her in her going-home-from-the-hospital outfit. (We haven't downloaded the photos of that day yet.) It's hard to see in these photos, but the gown has a very delicate eyelet pattern to it and a rose at the center of the collar.

I want to write posts about the birth, our hospital stay, and coming home, but I won't make promises on when that will happen, given how slow I was to get these posted.

One funny note I will leave you with - within the first 24 hours of being home, we've been both projectile pee'd upon (I was doing diaper duty, and thankfully had a quick enough reflex to get out of the way), and projectile poo'd upon. (R was on diaper duty and unfortunately did not have that same reflex. The look on his face as he looked down at his poo-splattered shorts was priceless.)

Yes, this is what we signed up for. And are enjoying every single sleep-deprived moment of it. :-)

13 comments:

Mo and Will said...

She's BEAUTIFUL!!!! Congratulations!!!

Mo

Anonymous said...

she really is so beautiful!

thank you for sharing them :)

enjoy every projectile-pee moment! i know you will! so happy for you!

SLESE1014 said...

She's beautiful! I'm so happy for you guys! And take your time if you want to share those other posts....we're a patient crowd :)

Enjoy her....love her....smile at the miracle!

Anonymous said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! She is gorgeous!

- Mara from Barfing Rainbows

MyTwoLines said...

Adorable adorable adorable!! Enjoy every minute, even the projectile stuff. OK maybe you don't have to enjoy that, but you know what I mean :)

Libby said...

Ohhh! So, so cute! And so worth the wait!

Emily Erin said...

Beautiful! I love these pictures! Congratulations on ALL of the joys of parenthood!

Do I Have to Be a D.I.N.K.? said...

What a beautiful little girl! Congrats

Anonymous said...

She's absolutely precious!

Silver said...

Oh wow - she is so beautiful! Such a lovely, delicate wee face. Incredibly happy for you!

AP said...

She's beautiful!!! They are so tiny in the beginning, it is crazy!!

Thalia said...

Mazel Tov rebecca. It's hard to believe she is finally here. All joy to all three of you.

Sue said...

Very late to this party... But she is absolutely beautiful! Perfect little thing. Hugs to both you and your hubby. How wonderful!