A Trip Down Memory Lane....
Myles was definitely what you call a "surprise." I was happy with our family of five. Two boys and a girl. All three years apart. I was busy planning a birthday party for our one year old princess and the boys were settled into school. Life was good! On November 1st, 10 days before Macy's first birthday, SURPRISE! Holly's pregnant AGAIN! I had taken several pregnancy tests the day before but just did not believe that I could be pregnant. I went to the lab for bloodwork to see if it was true - pretty sure I was in denial. I was in Target when I got the call from my midwife that night....I was DEFINITELY pregnant! Kyle and the kids were in the car waiting for me. I decided to get Kyle a 6 pack of beer....figured he might need a beer for the news I was about to tell him!
Probably the best part of that night was also the first hour of Myles life. My midwife and I had discussed how important the first hour of life is. There are some hormones released during the first hour between mom and baby. The skin-on-skin contact is great for mom and baby bonding. So anyway, everyone left our room (even the nurses!) and they didn't even weigh him for the first hour of his life. I held him, talked to him, kissed him, nursed him....I can't even describe how special that time was.
"Photo Shoot" at Grandma Barb and Grandpa Bill's house. (if you click on any of the pictures they will open up even bigger)